Local Police News: September 19, 2022

September 21, 2022

10-hour police standoff involving man threatening self-harm ends peacefully in Highland Park [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/09/17/10-hour-police-standoff-involving-man-threatening-self-harm-ends-peacefully-in-highland-park/.

2 CPD officers, 2 others injured in Greater Grand Crossing crash [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-police-crash-car-accident-today-greater-grand-crossing/12235243/ .

2 CPD officers each charged with 3 felonies for July shooting in Pilsen, accused of lying to Cook County State’s Attorney Office  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/foxx-charges-cpd-officers-with-felonies-for-pilsen-shooting.

Bolingbrook Police to Step Up Enforcement Efforts for Child Passenger Safety Week [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.wjol.com/bolingbrook-police-to-step-up-enforcement-efforts-for-child-passenger-safety-week/ .

Chicago police officer fired over deadly shooting  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicagocrime/chicago-police-officer-fired-over-deadly-shooting/.

Comptroller, suburban mayor donate police cars [Arcola, IL] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/local-news/comptroller-suburban-mayor-donate-police-cars/ .

CPD officer wounded in line of duty speaks out on cop suicides [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at:  https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/cpds-carlos-yanez-jr-speaks-out-on-cop-suicides .

FACT CHECK: What does the SAFE-T Act really do? [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/capitol-news/fact-check-what-does-the-safe-t-act-really-do/ .

FBI—Chicago Warns of Local Technical Support Scam [Just FYI.  And remember the AARP’s Scam Prevention resources.  SLC} [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/chicago/news/press-releases/fbichicago-warns-of-local-technical-support-scam .

Kendall County Sheriff’s Office hires five new patrol deputies [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.shawlocal.com/kendall-county-now/news/local/2022/09/12/kendall-county-sheriffs-office-hires-five-new-patrol-deputies/.

Lawmaker starts petition drive that aims to repeal Illinois’ SAFE-T Act, including cashless bail [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/09/14/lawmaker-starts-petition-drive-that-aims-to-repeal-illinois-safe-t-act-including-cashless-bail/.

Man pretending to be Chicago cop in order to get into public places: Police [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/man-posing-as-chicago-police-officer-to-get-into-places-cpd .

Police investigating string of CPD impersonations on city’s South Side [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-police-department-news-south-loop-fake/12226212/ .

Police Officer Retires After 23 Years With Aurora Department [Pedro Rodriguez] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/aurora/police-officer-retires-after-23-years-aurora-department .

Police use farm equipment in search for fugitive  [Gilman, IL] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/police-use-farm-equipment-to-aid-search-for-fugitive/ .

Pop! Chicago police will start using spike strips to rein in drivers at donut-spinning ‘sideshows,’ CPD order suggests [Just FYI.  It’ll be interesting to see how things work out. SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://cwbchicago.com/2022/09/pop-chicago-police-will-start-using-spike-strips-to-rein-in-drivers-at-donut-spinning-sideshows-cpd-order-suggests.html .

Running 4 Heroes: Teen runs 5K to raise money for 1st responders hurt, killed in line of duty [“At just 13 years old, Zechariah Cartledge is on a mission to support first responders killed or hurt in the line of duty. Each mile he ran was meant to pay tribute.” [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/running-4-heroes-5k-run-zechariah-cartledge-fundraiser/12238347/ .

Salute To Service: HPD Officers Kent Thole & Matt Sebastian [Highland, IL] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://wgel.com/category/salute-to-service/ .

Several-acre brush fire started during bomb squad training at facility near Zion [A reminder to be careful.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/09/18/several-acre-brush-fire-started-during-bomb-squad-training-at-facility-near-zion/ .

Sources: CPD chief, former finalist for superintendent, retires [Ernest Cato III] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-news/sources-cpd-chief-former-finalist-for-superintendent-retires/ .

Chicago Sun-Times — May require registration. Armed child shot by Chicago police officer in Chicago Lawn, officials say [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2022/9/18/23359166/chicago-lawn-police-shooting .

Notes: WBBM’s coverage: http://click2.email.audacy.com/ezzbddzlvvkflwqpftlywfjdqvfyshjzpzlbzvdzqyhhdh_wfjlvdsgwzfbdssvglfzdv.html

Chicago Sun-Times — May require registration. Chicago police officer suspended 100 days for kicking handcuffed suspect in head and failing to properly activate body camera

 [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/crime/2022/9/13/23351615/cpd-officer-suspended-100-days .

Friends come together at Special Olympics festival in Mattoon [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://herald-review.com/news/local/watch-now-friends-come-together-at-special-olympics-festival-in-mattoon/article_9c190a48-01b5-5a86-af3c-a1a155421589.html .

Woodford County deputy sent to hospital after chase, man arrested  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/woodford-county-deputy-sent-to-hospital-after-chase-man-arrested/  .

‘Unbounded courage’: Congressman honors first responders, leaders involved in Highland Park mass shooting response [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/09/14/unbounded-courage-congressman-honors-first-responders-leaders-involved-in-highland-park-mass-shooting-response/ .

From the National Institute of Justice Crime Solutions. Program Profile: Rockford (Ill.) Area Violence Elimination Network (RAVEN)  [Rated “Effective,” too!] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://crimesolutions.ojp.gov/ratedprograms/766 .

Podcasts and Professional Development

From Calibre Press. Surviving the Aftermath of a Shooting [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://calibrepress.com/2022/09/surviving-the-aftermath-of-a-shooting/ .

Notes: You might also be interested in the book After the Smoke Clears : Surviving the Police Shooting – an Analysis of the Post Officer-Involved Shooting Trauma. Second ed. [Pasciak, Adam and Clarence E Jones. Jones’)   Charles C Thomas Publisher 2015. ] https://worldcat.org/en/title/894777686

Or Ayoob, Massad F. Deadly Force : Understanding Your Right to Self Defense. Gun Digest Books 2014. https://worldcat.org/en/title/876002702

From Lexipol. Public Safety Wellness Programs: Helping Employees Thrive  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/blog/public-safety-wellness-programs-helping-employees-thrive/ .

From Propublica. How to Avoid Being Overcharged for a Funeral [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.propublica.org/article/how-to-negotiate-funeral-costs-qa  .

From Propublica. Human Trafficking’s Newest Abuse: Forcing Victims Into Cyberscamming [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.propublica.org/article/human-traffickers-force-victims-into-cyberscamming  .

Notes: A recent Perfect Scam podcast talks about how foreign cyberscammers are forced into the work:  https://www.aarp.org/podcasts/the-perfect-scam/info-2022/scammer-payback.html

From the American Military University Edge e-Newsletter . Requirements to Pass the DEA Physical Task Assessment Test  [If you know someone considering applying for the DEA, this information could be helpful.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://amuedge.com/requirements-to-pass-the-dea-physical-task-assessment-test/.

From the National Institute of Justice . Cops Office Announces New Partnership to Help Law Enforcement Agencies Increase Organizational Effectiveness [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://cops.usdoj.gov/pressrelease/cops-office-announces-new-partnership-help-law-enforcement-agencies-increase .

Latest Law Enforcement Resources from the Office of Justice Programs [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDOJOJP_COMMS/bulletins/32b0341 

LEO Near Miss (Requires LEO  registration). Almost Introduced Myself to a Moving Van [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.leonearmiss.org/almost-introduced-myself-to-a-moving-van/ .

The Officer Roll Call Podcast main page Tthe topics might interest you.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.officer.com/command-hq/news/21273108/officer-roll-call-undercover-dad-podcasts-law-enforcement-police-atf .

On the AARP’s Perfect Scam Podcast. Bob talks with Alex Quilici, the CEO of YouMail, to learn why phone scams are still so common, how they’ve evolved and how you can protect yourself. [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.aarp.org/podcasts/the-perfect-scam/info-2022/robocalls-big-business.html .

On the AARP’s Perfect Scam Podcast. Journalist Benita Alexander tells her story of being conned by celebrity surgeon Paolo Macchiarini while planning her dream wedding.  [A breathtakingly wide-reaching scam is painfully exposed] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.aarp.org/podcasts/the-perfect-scam/info-2022/paolo-macchiarini-part-1.html.

Notes: Part 2:  Devastated to learn that her fiancé, Paolo Macchiarini, has been lying to her, Benita Alexander goes public, only to discover the true depth of his lies. [The explanation of why the peer-review system is not reliable for assessing research accuracy, and how to “game” the system, is particularly disturbing.  SLC]  https://www.aarp.org/podcasts/the-perfect-scam/info-2022/paolo-macchiarini-part-2.html

On the Art of Manliness Podcast. A World War II Story of Survival, Love, and Redemption [Not law enforcement, but, judging from the interview, /A Bright and Blinding Sun/ is an astonishing story of how a hard-luck teenager, who cons his way into the U.S. Army on the verge of WWII, survives genuine horrors of a Japanese prison camp, and finally comes to terms with his traumatic stress.  His story could be good to know about.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://the-art-of-manliness.simplecast.com/episodes/a-world-war-ii-story-of-survival-love-and-redemption-8947O5zm .

On the Bend, Don’t Break Podcast. A Journey into PTSD with Nathan Kapler [His experience with medical cannabis is particularly interesting, as is how he came to conclusion to leave policing.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://benddontbreak.libsyn.com/a-journey-into-ptsd-with-nathan-kapler .

On the Coroner Talk™ Podcast. Survivor Support Programs [The co-host, who lives in Colorado (at a high altitude) talks about the program in her area:  a program that helps a deceased person’s survivors figure out what to do next for taking care of the deceased, and for their own mental well-being.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://coronertalk.com/survivor-support-program s.

On the Disaster Podcast. Managing Mental Health During Disaster Response [Helping disaster victims with medical conditions is the general topic of the podcast.  How to plan shelters for people with physical or developmental disabilities is a topic seldom discussed, and the hosts list a number of issues to consider. [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://disasterpodcast.com/2022/09/managing-mental-health-during-disaster-response/ .

On the In the Line of Duty’ Vlog. Vlog 4: Officer Safety & Dangerous Games Of Sovereign Citizens [The introduction, showing footage of an apparent Sovereign Citizen protesting a traffic stop, is good for discussion.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://lineofduty.com/police-vlog-crazy-sovereign-citizens/ .

On the Justice Today Podcast. Interview with Dr. Nancy Lavigne, director of the National Institute of Justice, who talks about her program goals [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1861872/11289006-nij-director-dr-nancy-la-vigne.mp3.

On the Policing Matters Podcast. The value of mental wellness check-ins for law enforcement [The guest, a master therapist, talks about how her program, in which officers are required to visit the therapist annually, helps officers how might be uneasy about asking for help get it without attracting attention.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/the-value-of-mental-wellness-check-ins-for-law-enforcement/ .

On the Street Cop Training Podcast. Blue Wives Matter with Rob Sweaza [After one of his officers died unexpectedly, and his family needed extra help, he started the organization.  The discussion turns to the state of mental health among officers, and the failings they see in how departments handle mental health treatment. SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://anchor.fm/street-cop-podcast/episodes/Episode-693-Blue-Wives-Matter-with-Rob-Sweaza-e1npk4c

On the Street Cop Training Podcast. What It Takes to be a Female Street Cop with Heather Glogolich [Her stories are instructive.  Toward the end, though, the discussion tends to ramble.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://anchor.fm/street-cop-podcast/episodes/Episode-678-What-It-Takes-to-be-a-Female-Street-Cop-with-Heather-Glogolich-e1m8lg4 .

On the Within the Trenches Podcast.  Ep 455 features Holly Williams, Training Coordinator at Orange County Emergency Communications in Virginia. [The guest came to be a dispatcher through  the military, family traditions dating back to D-Day, and a friend who was kidnapped and murdered.   [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://withinthetrenches.libsyn.com/within-the-trenches-ep-455 .

Table of Contents Alert. Crime & Delinquency- Volume: 68, Number: 11 (October 2022) [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/cadc/68/11 .

Table of Contents Alert. Crime & Delinquency- Volume: 68, Number: 12 (November 2022) [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/cadc/68/12 .

Today’s Tip from Lexipol. Emergency Response to Electric Vehicle Crashes [Directed at the Fire Service, but the upshot, to start making policy and procedures now, and to become familiar with danger points, is valid for any first responder.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/todays-tips/emergency-response-to-electric-vehicle-crashes/ .

USTINFO Newsletter, Volume 28, Issue 1 — September 15, 2022 [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://www.ojp.gov/justinfo/justinfo-newsletter-september-15-2022?utm_campaign=justinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery  .

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips. Federal Bureau of Investigation Crime Data Explorer:  Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted [data] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-19-2022. Available at: https://crime-data-explorer.app.cloud.gov/pages/le/leoka.

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