Local Police News: Sept. 18, 2023

September 19, 2023

1 suspect arrested by SWAT team after teenager wounded in shootout at gas station in Harvard [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2023/09/11/1-suspect-arrested-by-swat-team-after-teenager-wounded-in-shootout-at-gas-station-in-harvard/

141 Stolen Cars Recovered By Aurora Police, Officials Say : The recovered cars were stolen between January and August, according to Aurora police. [The number impressed me.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://patch.com/illinois/aurora/141-stolen-cars-recovered-aurora-police-officials-say

2 officers injured after being hit by wooden stick in Little Village [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://wgntv.com/news/chicagocrime/2-officers-injured-after-being-hit-by-wooden-stick-in-little-village/

Behavioral Science-Based Police Training Program Led to Drops in Use of Force, Discretionary Arrests in Chicago: Study  [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://news.wttw.com/2023/09/13/behavioral-science-based-police-training-program-led-drops-use-force-discretionary

Notes: Here’s a link to the study:  A Cognitive View of Policing (Oeindrila Dube, Sandy Jo MacArthur & Anuj K. Shah) WORKING PAPER 31651 : DOI 10.3386/w31651 : ISSUE DATE September 2023

https://www.nber.org/papers/w31651

Cash Bail Officially Ends in Illinois Monday. Here’s What You Need to Know [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://news.wttw.com/2023/09/12/what-you-need-know-cash-bail-officially-ends-illinois-Monday

Notes: Sun-Times’ coverage:  Illinois becomes first state in nation to eliminate cash bail: Here’s how it will work http://chicago.suntimes.com/2023/9/18/23878427/illinois-becomes-first-state-in-nation-today-to-eliminate-cash-bail-heres-how-it-will-work

Chicago City Council members urge colleagues to reject ruling that would keep serious police misconduct out of public view  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://chicago.suntimes.com/2023/9/14/23873944/chicago-city-council-reject-ruling-serious-police-misconduct-out-public-view  

Community Narcan box installed at local police department [Decatur] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://chicago.suntimes.com/2023/9/14/23873944/chicago-city-council-reject-ruling-serious-police-misconduct-out-public-view

CPD officer shoots South Side suspect  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/wbbmam-on-demand/cpd-officer-shoots-south-side-suspect  

Daily Herald — may require registration . 20 years of storytime: How a Naperville cop endeared himself to a generation of children [Off. Matt Fletcher ] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20230918/20-years-of-storytime-how-a-naperville-cop-endeared-himself-to-a-generation-of-children

Daily Herald — may require registration . Elgin police warn that bond calls are a scam  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20230914/elgin-police-warn-that-bond-calls-are-a-scam  

DeSantis trying to poach Illinois police officers  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://omny.fm/shows/wbbmam-on-demand/desantis-trying-to-poach-illinois-police-officers  

FOP president livid after prosecutors drop charges against migrant who allegedly attacked cops [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/fop-president-angry-after-charges-dropped-against-migrant

Former Illinois trooper who caused deaths of metro-east sisters wants license reinstated  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://news.yahoo.com/former-illinois-trooper-caused-deaths-184304582.html

Gunman shot during police foot chase : A 25-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 7300 block of South Hoyne Avenue after police responded to a call about a stolen vehicle. [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2023/9/17/23877806/person-shot-officer-involved-shooting

Homewood board supports police sergeant union effort [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://www.hfchronicle.com/2023/09/15/homewood-board-supports-police-sergeant-union-effort/

Juvenile gun violence down after Decatur Police implements curfew [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/juvenile-gun-violence-down-after-decatur-police-implement-curfew/  

Lake County sheriff canine locates man unconscious after he went missing near Antioch [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2023/09/13/lake-county-sheriff-canine-locates-man-unconscious-after-he-went-missing-near-antioch/

Man shot by CPD in West Englewood [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://wgntv.com/news/chicagocrime/chicago-police-officer-involved-in-shooting-in-west-englewood

McHenry County Coroner’s Office becomes 1 of only 37 counties nationwide to earn top accreditation [“…from the International Association of Coroners and Medical Examiners (IACME).”] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2023/09/16/mchenry-county-coroners-office-becomes-1-of-only-37-counties-nationwide-to-earn-top-accreditation/

Naperville Park District Park Police to receive body cameras [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://www.nctv17.org/nctv17-news-update/park-district-police-body-cams-arboretum-gets-15m-grant-ribfest-begins/amp

Officers hurt in South Lawndale [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://chronicleillinois.com/news/cook-county-news/officers-hurt-in-south-lawndale

Salute To Service: Highland Police Officer Matthew Bogard  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://wgel.com/salute-to-service/2023/09/salute-to-service-highland-police-officer-matthew-bogard/  

Springfield first responders talk about the importance of remembering 9/11 [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://newschannel20.com/news/local/springfield-first-responders-talk-about-the-importance-of-remembering-911

System Designed to Alert Chicago Police Brass About Officers With Multiple Complaints Was Ready 2 ½ Years Ago but Never Implemented: Letter [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://news.wttw.com/2023/09/15/system-designed-alert-police-brass-about-officers-multiple-complaints-was-ready-2-12

Woman accused of battering 4 CPD officers in the Loop, police say  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://wgntv.com/news/chicagocrime/woman-accused-of-battering-4-cpd-officers-in-the-loop-police-say/  

From American Police Beat. “We give second chances”: Illinois community rallies behind former police officer facing career crisis from past mistake : Illinois community rallies behind former police officer facing career crisis from past mistake [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: https://apbweb.com/2023/09/we-give-second-chances/

Notes: Backstory:  Via the SCCJA Trending Topics, and Police1. Ill. officer who stole $15 shirt in 2008 decertified by state, barred from working as a cop : Zenna Ramos said she had just escaped an unsafe living situation with her young child, and didn’t have clothes when she said she took the shirt worth $14.99 [Web Page].  Accessed 8-28-2023. Available at: http://www.police1.com/investigations/articles/ill-officer-who-stole-15-shirt-in-2008-decertified-by-state-barred-from-working-as-a-cop-lPqqVj2E0JW6g6SQ/

Podcasts and Professional Development

Abstract from the journal Criminal Justice Review. Public Perceptions of the Police During COVID-19: A Cross-National Analysis [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/07340168231198127

Abstract from the journal  Policing. Recruiting women into policing: Experimentally testing the effectiveness of recruiting materials  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://academic.oup.com/policing/article/doi/10.1093/police/paad049/7239848?login=false

Calibre Press Webinar. HOW ARE COPS REALLY DYING? WHY ARE THEY LEAVING?  Why Police Leadership Avoids Addressing Mental Health. [Tues., Sept. 26, 10AM – Noon Central] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: https://calibrepress.com/2023/09/free-calibre-press-webinar/  

From American Police Beat. Ohio Supreme Court makes major ruling regarding civil liability for police officers with K-9s [“The Ohio Supreme Court has unanimously declared that K-9 handlers can be held liable for negligent acts involving their dogs while off duty… ”  Not Illinois, but could become important.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://apbweb.com/2023/09/ohio-supreme-court-makes-major-ruling-regarding-civil-liability-for-police-officers-with-k-9s/

From Calibre Press. Take Notice of an Officer’s Pain [On suicide prevention, and doing considerate things for each other.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at:http://calibrepress.com/2023/09/take-notice-of-an-officers-pain/ .

From Governing Online. Most States Haven’t Permanently Funded 988 Suicide Crisis Hotline  [Not exactly law enforcement news, but it interested me.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: Most States Haven’t Permanently Funded 988 Suicide Crisis Hotline http://www.governing.com/health/most-states-havent-permanently-funded-988-suicide-crisis-hotline  

From the Office of Justice Programs. JUSTINFO Newsletter:  Volume 29, Issue 18, September 15, 2023 [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: https://www.ojp.gov/news/justinfo/september-15-2023

Lexipol Webinar. Integrating Culturally Competent Clinicians into Your Agency Wellness Program : Thursday, September 28, 2023 | 1 pm Eastern [60 minutes] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://info.lexipol.com/webinar-mental-health-clinicians-for-law-enforcement

On the AARP’s Perfect Scam Podcast. Top 5 Things to Know About Crypto Scams : Prosecutor Erin West is recovering millions in stolen cryptocurrency and returning it to victims. She provides steps you can take after a crypto scam [Turns out that blockchain/cryptocurrency is that it can be traced, and often recovered.  The explanations the guest gives are ones I could follow.  The e-community she started for crypto investigators sounds like a great resource!  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://www.aarp.org/podcasts/the-perfect-scam/info-2023/crypto-prosecutor-erin-west.html  

On the Art of Manliness Podcast. Leadership Is Overrated [The premise is that top-down leadership is not flexible enough for rapidly-changing situations.  Some of the principles are like those in McChrystol’s “Team of Teams.” but the importance of development of the principles that will guide the group is explained in this conversation.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://the-art-of-manliness.simplecast.com/episodes/leadership-is-overrated

Notes: The book (Mefford Chris and Kyle Buckett. Leadership Is Overrated : How the Navy Seals (and Successful Businesses) Create Self-Leading Teams That Win. First ed. Harper One an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023.) is available at these libraries:  https://worldcat.org/en/title/1393442978

On the Bend Don’t Break Podcast. First the Plane Crash, then the PTSD [The guest was a RCMP officer in a small rural community.  The small plane she was taking to get to her wedding fell off the end of a runway and caught fire.  She was not injured, but one of the passengers died in the fire.   She did get married, but had to take a different post, and deal with anxiety/panic attacks.  The length of time it took for her to recognize her reactions as PTSD, and the RCMP’s helpful response is heartening.  SLC [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://benddontbreak.libsyn.com/first-the-plane-crash-then-the-ptsd

On the Law Enforcement Talk Radio Podcast. Bizarre Murder and Human Trafficking Investigation. [He tells two interesting stories:  one about a murder that particularly troubled him, and one about arresting a human trafficker (in this case, a pimp) while working prostitution detail.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-talk/investigating-a-bizarre-murder-and-human-trafficki

Notes: The book (Disser James. Echoes in Eternity : Street Cop Stories. Gatekeeper Press 2023.) is available at these libraries:  https://worldcat.org/en/title/1375540166

On the Policing Matters Podcast. Why law enforcement officers should be trained emergency medical responders [The guest had noticed a lot of police officers showing up in some courses intended for military personnel, so he and his group worked to plan a course to suit them.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/why-law-enforcement-officers-should-be-trained-emergency-medical-responders/  .

Notes: I think the previous episode alluded to during the discussion is this one:  On the Policing Matters Podcast. Uniting for effective mass casualty response: Law enforcement, fire and EMS trade trainers [The guests talk about the importance of training police officers in emergency medical treatment, and in training EMS and law enforcement together.  They need to work together at  incidents, so they will have experience worthing together.  They will also know what the other set of responders need.   It’s a neglected aspect of Unified Command.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 5-29-2023. Available at: http://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/uniting-for-effective-mass-casualty-response-law-enforcement-fire-and-ems-trade-trainers

On the Street Cop Podcast. Forgiveness is a Gift with Larry Hagner [The guest is the founder of “The Dad Edge,”  that helps men reestablish connection with family members.  His comments about how men in the program learn more from each other than from the program, and the host’s back story are worth remembering.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/street-cop-podcast/episodes/Episode-885-Forgiveness-is-a-Gift-with-Larry-Hagner-e29arrc

Notes: The guest’s book [Hagner Larry. The Dad’s Edge : 9 Simple Ways to Have: Unlimited Patience Improved Relationships and Positive Lasting Memories. Larry Hagner 2015.] is available at these libraries:  https://worldcat.org/en/title/946029616  ..  The Dad Edge website is: https://thedadedge.com/

On the What’s Your Emergency podcast. Unravelling the Complexities of Education and Fitness in Public Service [The hosts kick around the benefits and drawbacks of educational and continuous physical standards among first responders.  SLC]  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://wyeradio.com/unravelling-the-complexities-of-education-and-fitness-in-public-service/

Table of Contents Alert. Crime & Delinquency- Volume: 69, Number: 12 (November 2023) [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/cadc/69/12  

Via the SCCJA Trending Topics, and Police1. Drones as a de-escalation tool and force multiplier (eBook) : [“Learn how drones and two-way communications devices are reinventing how law enforcement responds to incidents.”‘ [Web Page].  Accessed 9-18-2023. Available at: http://www.police1.com/police-products/police-drones/articles/drones-as-a-de-escalation-tool-and-force-multiplier-ebook-bh3YikpUUD7kp5Ex/

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