Local Police News: October 3, 2022

October 5, 2022

Chicago police officer fatally shoots man in Old Town, officials say [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/chicago-police-officer-fatally-shoots-man-in-old-town-brown  .

CPD helps 4-year-old Make-A-Wish kid realize dream of becoming a police officer  [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/features/cpd-helps-4-year-old-make-a-wish-kid-realize-dream-of-becoming-a-police-officer/   .

Notes: WLS’s coverage:  4-year-old boy with sickle cell anemia gets special honor from Chicago police https://abc7chicago.com/make-a-wish-foundation-sickle-cell-anemia-chicago-police-officer/12289501/

CPD SWAT team responds to Garfield Park barricade situation [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/garfield-park-barricade-maypole-chicago-police-swat-cpd/12278389/  .

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office warns of phone scammers posing as police [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/dekalb-county-sheriffs-office-warns-of-phone-scammers-posing-as-police/article_1eb34740-4027-11ed-bd8b-7fbb475be383.html  .

Evanston man charged with robbing 2 USPS postal carriers: police [The robber took their arrow [master] keys, for getting into buildings.  FYI.  SLC]

 [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/evanston/evanston-man-charged-with-robberies-of-two-usps-postal-carriers/  .

‘His mental state can be chaotic,’ estranged wife of man charged with infiltrating CPD facility told court [Follow-up.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/wgn-investigates/his-mental-state-can-be-chaotic-estranged-wife-of-man-charged-with-infiltrating-cpd-facility-told-court/  .

‘I lost everything’: Harvey apartment fire leaves 3 injured, including police officer, officials say

 [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/harvey-fire-illinois-apartment-breaking-news/12286572/

Illinois runners take to the streets in memory of officer killed in line duty [The Jaimie Cox Memorial 5K Run in Rockford] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/illinois-runners-take-to-the-streets-in-memory-of-officer-killed-in-line-duty/   .

Kewanee PD officer injured during meth arrest  [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.starcourier.com/story/news/2022/09/29/kpd-officer-injured-during-meth-arrest/69526951007/  .

Man out on bond for gun charge found with loaded gun at seatbelt enforcement checkpoint in Waukegan [Just a reminder to be thorough at checkpoints.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/09/30/man-out-on-bond-for-gun-charge-found-with-loaded-gun-at-seatbelt-enforcement-checkpoint-in-waukegan/  .

Naperville Police Hosting National Coffee with a Cop Day Events [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://napervillelocal.com/naperville-police-hosting-national-coffee-with-a-cop-day-events/  .

Naperville School Resource Officers Continue to Serve in D203 and D204 [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.nctv17.org/news/naperville-school-resource-officers-continue-to-serve-in-d203-and-d204/  .

Officer suffers multiple injuries during struggle with man during shooting investigation in Zion [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/09/27/officer-suffers-multiple-injuries-during-struggle-with-suspect-during-shooting-investigation-in-zion/  .

Oswego police investigating burglary, attempted arson in Ogden Falls subdivision [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.shawlocal.com/kendall-county-now/2022/09/28/oswego-police-investigating-burglary-attempted-arson-in-ogden-falls-subdivision/  .

Oswego Village Board approves the purchase of three police squad cars, equipment at a cost of $200,730 [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.shawlocal.com/kendall-county-now/2022/09/27/oswego-village-board-approves-the-purchase-of-three-police-squad-cars/  .

Sheriff’s Office Obtains Body Cameras, But Putting Devices Into Service Could Take Weeks [Sangamon Co.] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2022/09/28/sheriffs-office-obtains-body-cameras-but-putting-devices-into-service-could-take-weeks/   .

‘Suspicious’ Person Wanted Access To Oswego, Aurora Schools: Cops [FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at:  https://patch.com/illinois/aurora/suspicious-person-wanted-access-plainfield-aurora-schools-cops  .

Notes: Further analysis:   Police: Individual who sought access to OSD308 schools posed ‘no credible threat’   https://www.shawlocal.com/kendall-county-now/2022/09/28/police-individual-who-sought-access-to-osd308-schools-posed-no-credible-threat/

UIPD, CPD adjust patrols, increasing officer presence [Champaign, IL] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/local-news/uipd-cpd-adjusting-patrolling-working-to-increase-officer-presence/  .

‘Above and beyond the call of duty’: Three Lake County sheriff’s deputies receive ‘Officer of the Year’ award [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/09/27/above-and-beyond-the-call-of-duty-three-lake-county-sheriffs-deputies-receive-officer-of-the-year-award/  .

Chicago Sun-Times — May require registration. Chicago taxpayers shell out $250M in police-related settlements; report slams efforts to learn from those mistakes  [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/city-hall/2022/9/29/23379031/chicago-police-misconduct-lawsuits-settlements-inspector-general-witzburg-risk-management-lightfoot  Notes: What might have inspired the study:  https://www.cbsnews.com/chicago/news/multiple-lawsuits-against-chicago-police-going-to-city-council-Monday/  Here’s a link to the report:  https://igchicago.org/2022/09/29/use-of-litigation-data-in-risk-management-strategies-for-the-chicago-police-department/

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Days after being wounded in NW Side road rage shooting, Chicago cop is ‘no longer a member of the department’ [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/2022/9/26/23367214/chicago-cop-is-no-longer-a-member-of-the-department-after-wounded-in-shooting  .

Daily Herald — may require registration . Naperville police hosting National Coffee with a Cop Day events [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20220928/naperville-police-hosting-national-coffee-with-a-cop-day-events  .

From Ancel Glink’s Municipal Minute blog. Municipal Minute: Illinois Supreme Court Rules in Public Body’s Favor in FOIA Case Involving Lawful Injunction [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://municipalminute.ancelglink.com/2022/09/illinois-supreme-court-rules-in-public.html?spref=tw   .

“Prevent Tragedy on the Tracks 2022,”  virtual rail safety summit presented by the DuPage Railroad Safety Council. on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022,  8:00 am – 12 pm CST, on Zoom  [Presenters include  Federal Railroad Administrator Amit Bose, plus panels of experts on Rail Safety and Technology, Behavioral Health, Success Stories, etc.  Thanks to George Graves for pointing this out!  SLC]

 [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://dupagerailsafety.org/  

Podcasts and Professional Development

Bill Repealing Social Security’s WEP and GPO Advances in House [Dale Gustafson pointed this out, from My Federal Retirement, as something that might be important to other readers.  Thanks to him for passing it on.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.myfederalretirement.com/hr-82-house-vote/ .

Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 2020 – Statistical Tables [FYI:  you might want to know the numbers sometime.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://bjs.ojp.gov/library/publications/federal-law-enforcement-officers-2020-statistical-tables  .

From Calibre Press. What May Happen After a Shooting: Cops’ Reactions Vary [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://calibrepress.com/2022/09/what-may-happen-after-a-shooting-cops-reactions-vary/  .

From Police and Security News. FBI Releases 2021 Statistics on Law Enforcement Officers Killed in the Line of Duty [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://policeandsecuritynews.com/2022/09/28/fbi-releases-2021-statistics-on-law-enforcement-officers-killed-in-the-line-of-duty/  .

From the Bureau of Justice Statistics. BJS is launching a new product named Just the Stats. This web-published series will feature short reports—downloadable in PDF format—focused on specific topics of interest. Just the Stats is another approach BJS is using to modernize the release of timely, relevant, and credible statistics. We hope you will find it useful. To get alerts about BJS activities and new releases, subscribe to JUSTSTATS. [I didn’t see this specific product listed as a subscription option, so look for the Juststats option,  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://bjs.ojp.gov/subscribe?utm_content=default&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery  .

The ILEETA Journal (V. 12, ed. 3, Fall, 2022) is available for download.  [Other resources and benefits of membership in the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association are also posted there.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.ileeta.org/resources/   .

NIJ Webinar. Building the Evidence Base Webinar  (October 6, 2022, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST)  [“…first in a series of 6 webinars designed to help reduce barriers community based and culturally specific organizations may face in accessing OJP programming and funding.”] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.ojp.gov/events/building-evidence-base   .

Now available! Justice Information, October 1, 2022  [FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.ojp.gov/justinfo/justinfo-newsletter-october-1-2022  .

On the Art of Manliness Podcast. The Power of Ritual [The description of research into how people react during rituals is surprising:  those involved become kinder to each other, and collectively unified.  The applications of the guest’s research into the effect of ritual could have broad applications.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://the-art-of-manliness.simplecast.com/episodes/the-power-of-ritual-__xws1sx  .

On the Badge Boys Podcast. This Master Cobbler turned Cop served the greater Chicago area for 27 years before retiring to coach athletes the mindset to win. [Guest Jessica Crowley, who is part of the Kane County Sheriff’s Wellness Program, is promoting her organization Aspire Winning Edge (which involves brainspotting and hypnosis).  She also talks about how crisis intervention training changed her attitude about helping those with mental illnesses,  She also discusses how her police experience has helped her in her retirement position as a sports coach. SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://starworldwidenetworks.com/episodes/this-master-cobbler-turned-cop-served-the-greater-chicago-area-for-27-years-before-retiring-to-coach-athletes-the-mindset-to-win  .

On The COPreneur Path Podcast. The Stories We Tell Become the Realities We Live [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.leo2ceo.com/copreneur-path/105   .

On the Coroner Talk™ Podcast. Preparedness Mindset [No being prepared for that Big Investigation that unexpectedly comes along.  “If you’re prepared for something, it won’t become an emergency.” SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://coronertalk.com/having-a-preparedness-mindset   .

On the Dispatch in Depth Podcast. Smooth as a Baby’s Bottom with Bonnie Guzman and Richard Vanosdol [What might be called a case study podcast:  the dispatcher and officer involved in an emergency delivery of a baby tak about how the information to do it was relayed and acted on.  There were no complications, so it all went fast.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.aedrjournal.org/smooth-as-a-babys-bottom-with-bonnie-guzman-and-richard-vanosdol  .

On the Game of Crime Podcast. Mike Arntfield is Hunting Serial Killers with Data [The interview starts at almost 13 minutes in.  The discussion ranges from PTSD to comparisons of US and Canadian police services, to the unaccountable glorification of serial killers, but the explanation of Dr. Arntfield’s research, and its applications, is the key part.   Local data analysis could lead to the closure of cold cases.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://gameofcrimespodcast.com/mike-arntfield-is-hunting-serial-killers-with-data/.

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. His Drastic Collapse After Surviving A Deadly Officer Involved Gunfight. His Recovery and Mission After. Special Episode. [A repeat broadcast, but the story of unaccountable burnout, and lack of resources for addressing it, is still an important one.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/his-drastic-collapse-after-surviving-a-deadly-offi  .

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. Trauma from his Police Career had an Impact on Him, His Family and Community. His Recovery, Books and Movie.  [Keith  Knotek has been on a couple of podcasts .  He is the author of /From Sorrot to Amazing Grace:  One Cop’s Journey/, and has recently written Mario Olivera’s story /GunRunner/.) [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/trauma-from-his-police-career-had-an-impact-on-him  .

Notes: Here’s Mario Olivera’s story:  On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. It’s A Miracle He Survived, Shot 6 Times In The Line of Duty and Died 3 Times During Surgery.  https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/it-s-a-miracle-he-survived-shot-6-times-in-the-lin  .

On the Policing Matters Podcast. ’No stone goes unturned’: Retired LAPD sergeant talks internal affairs investigations [THe information about how he handled internal investigation hearings could prove useful  He doesn’t say much about the acutal investigations, though the discussion does touch on the importance of activating a body camera  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/no-stone-goes-unturned-retired-lapd-sergeant-talks-internal-affairs-investigations/  .

On the What’s Your Emergency podcast. The Trifecta: TikTok, White Claw, and Hookers [An episode suitable for Don’t-Let-This-Happen-To-You training.  The ethics of social media usage and the liability of tolerating undisciplined officers are the primary topics, though the hosts have trouble telling the stories for their incredulous chuckles.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://wyeradio.com/the-trifecta-tiktok-white-claw-and-hookers/ .

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips, and Police1. Recipe ready: What every cop needs to know about cooking:  At the end of the day, cooking is a lot like police work: it’s really simple for the most part [I liked the fact of the article.  There’s a lot to be said for doing one’s own cooking, as far as healthy edient control goes.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.police1.com/health-wellness/articles/recipe-ready-what-every-cop-needs-to-know-about-cooking-6u1L6LRiDoQtFgIO/  .

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