Local Police News: September 13, 2021

September 13, 2021

9/11 led to new tools, strategies for police [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/9-11-led-to-new-tools-strategies-for-police-16450638.php.

911 Dispatcher Keith Thornton Jr., On Duty When Officer Ella French Was Killed, Shares The Many Lessons He’s Learned And The Powerful Connections He’s Made [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/09/07/keith-thornton-jr-911-dispatcher-officer-ella-french-murder-story/.

Application Process Underway For [Springfield Police Department] Citizens Police Academy  [Let me now when your department starts one.  These academies are more important than ever, as a way to show people who form their ideas of police work from TV and movies what police really do.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://www.wmay.com/2021/09/11/111650/.

Auto show on Northwest Side raises money for law enforcement  [Held 9-12-2021] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-news/auto-show-on-northwest-side-raises-money-for-law-enforcement/.

Chicago Police To Hold Entrance Exams At City Colleges In October And December [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/09/13/chicago-police-department-entrance-entry-exams-city-colleges-october-December/.

Class-action lawsuit against city, CPD alleges racial profiling during ‘stop and frisk’ [This issue could bear watching.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/lawsuit-alleges-racial-profiling-during-stop-and-frisk.

Dave Smith: They’re Not “Criminals” Anymore [on Marxist criminal theory.  The dialectic of criminal theories is always interesting.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://www.policemag.com/618124/theyre-not-criminals-anymore .

FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin Online — September 2021 [The lead article is on police chief suicide.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://leb.fbi.gov/?utm_campaign=email-Immediate&utm_content=%5B1243949%5D-%2F.

FREE (Calibre Press) WEBINAR: Top Things Law Enforcement Leaders MUST Do Before & After an Officer Involved Shooting [Thurs., Sept. 16, 2021,  :

1:00PM – 2:30PM Central : No registration fee]  [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://calibrepress.com/2021/09/free-webinar-top-things-law-enforcement-leaders-must-do-before-after-an-officer-involved-shooting/

Good Samaritans, police officers honored for saving child who nearly drowned in Lake in the Hills [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2021/09/10/good-samaritans-police-officers-honored-for-saving-child-who-nearly-drowned-in-lake-in-the-hills/

Illinois Attorney General’s Office Opens Investigation Into Joliet Police [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/illinois-attorney-generals-office-opens-investigation-into-joliet-police/.

North East Multi-Regional Training (MTU #3) has an opening for an accountant [links to Facebook site] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://www.facebook.com/jobs/job-opening/1645676595637411/?source=post_timeline.

On the Badge Boys Podcast. Listen to a story of a career more than worth the ups and downs. The best Law Enforcement has to offer. Phoenix PD Asst. Chief Bryan Chapman  [His story of becoming an officer, and managing officers, could be helpful in recruitment and supervisory training.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://starworldwidenetworks.com/episodes/listen-to-a-story-of-a-career-more-than-worth-the-ups-and-downs-the-best-law-enforcement-has-to-offer-phoenix-pd-asst-chief-bryan-chapman.

Palos Cop Who Found Lost Elderly Couple To Be Recognized  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/palos/palos-cop-who-found-lost-elderly-couple-be-recognized.

Pie Auction Raises Over $20,000 For LRCF [YOu may wonder, “What madness is this?” but, in parts of the state, pie auctions are a popular fund-raiser. The Women’s Club where my mother used to live would host a pie-baking contest, then auction the pies off to the businesses in town at astonishingly high prices to raise money for the club.  In this case, a pie from the Greenville Police Department police chief was one of the items.  I wonder what kind of pie it was.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://wgel.com/news/2021/09/pie-auction-raises-over-20000-for-lrcf/.

Scary Moments For JCA After Miscommunication [An alarm code was sent by mistake from one of its classrooms.  Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/scary-moments-for-jca-after-miscommunication/.

Sheriff’s deputy injured during arrest with armed man who made homicidal statements, crashed car near Woodstock [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2021/09/08/sheriffs-deputy-injured-during-arrest-with-armed-man-who-made-homicidal-statements-crashed-car-near-woodstock/

South Suburban Bishop helps youth in community, guides police officers through tragedy [“A director of juvenile services for Chicago Heights police, [Bishop Ronnie] White has also been serving as the department’s police chaplain for the past 20 years. He’s on call 24/7, serving nearly a dozen local agencies.] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicagos-very-own/south-suburban-bishop-helps-youth-in-community-guides-police-officers-through-tragedy/.

Today’s Salute to Service Office Casey Brown [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://wgel.com/salute-to-service/2021/09/todays-salute-to-service-office-casey-brown/.

Via the FBI. Hard-Earned Lessons from 9/11 Offer a Playbook for Combating Today’s Threats  [Many of the points also appear in McChrystal’s book /Team of teams : new rules of engagement for a complex world; https://www.worldcat.org/title/team-of-teams-new-rules-of-engagement-for-a-complex-world/oclc/910920310

. SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://www.fbi.gov/news/pressrel/press-releases/hard-earned-lessons-from-911-offer-a-playbook-for-combating-todays-threats-wray-op-ed-091021

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips, and Officer. com. Watch Illinois Village’s Annual Police Car Parade [Westmont] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: www.officer.com/vehicles-fleet/vehicles-equipment/vehicles/video/21237380/watch-illinois-villages-annual-police-car-parade .

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips, and Police1. 10 things teens who want to be cops can do to start on the right path  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://www.police1.com/police-jobs-and-careers/articles/10-things-teens-who-want-to-be-cops-can-do-to-start-on-the-right-path-y5SMHaOkHW2tqjko/ .

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips, and the Department of Justice. DOJ Holds Webinar on Hate Crimes Prevention for Colleges and Universities  [ Friday, September 17, from 3 to 4:15 pm ET. — Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDOJOJP_COMMS/bulletins/2f0b9f1.

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips and the International  Association of Chiefs of Police. National Consortium on Preventing Law Enforcement Suicide Toolkit [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://www.theiacp.org/resources/national-consortium-on-preventing-law-enforcement-suicide-toolkit#:~:text=TO%20ALL%20RESOURCES-,National%20Consortium%20on%20Preventing%20Law%20Enforcement%20Suicide%20Toolkit,mental%20health%20and%20wellness%20concerns.

Wauconda Police Officer Blocks Road To Stop Alleged Drunk Driver, Who Slammed Into His Squad [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/09/07/wauconda-drunk-driver-crash/.

‘We are incredibly saddened’: Lake County Sheriff’s K-9 Diesel dies of cancer [Web Page].  Accessed 9-13-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/09/07/wauconda-drunk-driver-crash/

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