Canadian police: 10 dead, 15 injured in stabbings [Just a reminder about the lethality of weapons other than firearms. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/ap-top-headlines/canadian-police-10-dead-15-injured-in-stabbings/.
Notes: Another FYI: Three Stabbed At Mascoutah Bar https://www.heraldpubs.com/2022/09/04/three-stabbed-at-mascoutah-bar/
Chicago police officer struck by driver during traffic stop in Fifth City, police say [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/driver-strikes-cpd-officer-during-traffic-stop-in-fifth-city .
The COPS Office partnered w/ @USDOT and @NHTSAgov to develop the COPS Training Portal course, “Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) Refresher,” which aims to improve traffic safety and reduce injury and death related to impaired driving. [I couldn’t find a direct link, so, if you’re interested, you will have to look for it. FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://copstrainingportal.org/elearning/ .
DeKalb teen found to be using electronic monitoring bracelet as gun holster when arrested: Police [Just an alert. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/dekalb-teen-used-monitoring-bracelet-as-gun-holster-police .
Gurnee police sergeant receives international award for leadership, charity efforts [“The International Association of Chiefs of Police … awarded Gurnee Police Sergeant Jason Kalinowski with the “40 Under 40” award for 2022.”] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/09/04/gurnee-police-sergeant-receives-international-award-for-leadership-charity-efforts/ .
Lawsuit alleges Zion police officer blew stop sign, causing rollover crash that left 3 injured in Zion [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/09/04/lawsuit-alleges-zion-police-officer-blew-stop-sign-causing-rollover-crash-that-left-3-injured-in-zion/.
Man crashes into gate of West Side police station after he thought was being chased by another car: CPD [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/man-crashes-car-into-gate-of-lawndale-police-station .
Manhunt near West Side golf course after theft suspect kicks out police window on I-290 [The circumstances of the escape could be a good case study. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicagocrime/manhunt-near-west-side-golf-course-after-theft-suspect-kicks-out-police-window-on-i-290/.
New video shows suspects after retired Chicago cop shot while trying to stop attempted robbery [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-shooting-retired-cop-shot-police-crime/12185501/.
Notes: More details: ‘Heroic’: Retired Chicago Officer Shot Trying to Stop Armed Robbery at Currency Exchange https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/heroic-retired-chicago-officer-shot-trying-to-stop-armed-robbery-at-currency-exchange/2929680/
Chicago Sun-Times — May require registration. CPD officer dies by apparent suicide — the 5th this year: officials [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/2022/9/1/23333597/cpd-officer-dies-by-apparent-suicide-the-5th-this-year-officials .
Notes: See also: Police officer becomes 5th Chicago cop to die by suicide this year, CPD says https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-police-officer-suicide-cpd-news-cop/12187494/
Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Aurora police launch website that allows residents to see calls, locations police are responding to, along with crime stats [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-aurora-police-data-crime-stats-st-0905-20220904-bnby5mub6naplndgjie5oeqckq-story.html .
Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Elmhurst to confirm Michael McLean as Elmhurst Police Chief [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elmhurst/ct-elmhurst-police-chief-tl-0908-20220902-o2pblvi2ane3nmn7zyf24malmi-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/ .
Daily Herald — may require registration . Bartlett police announce three recent promotions [“The Bartlett Police Department has announced the recent promotions of Mireya Flores to sergeant, Tom Alagna to commander, and William Naydenoff to deputy chief..”]
[Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20220905/bartlett-police-announce-three-recent-promotions .
No citations issued after police officer crashes into parked car in Lake in the Hills [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/09/01/no-citations-issued-after-police-officer-crashes-into-parked-car-in-lake-in-the-hills/.
Online scammers posing as fake police officers to get away with your money; Don’t be tricked [Just FYI. The fact of the piece could suggest material to include in crime prevention presentations. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/online-scammers-fake-police-officer-law-enforcement-badge/12194301/ .
Paxton Police arrest 11 child predators in sting [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/paxton-police-arrest-11-child-predators-in-sting/ .
Salute To Service: Madison County Sheriff’s Deputy Cole Hansel [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://wgel.com/salute-to-service/2022/09/salute-to-service-madison-county-sheriffs-deputy-cole-hansel/ .
Schaumburg Author-Cop John Good Reveals the True Life of Today’s Law Enforcement Officers [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20220801/schaumburg-author-cop-john-good-reveals-the-true-life-of-todays-law-enforcement-officers .
Video released shows officers reviving man who overdosed after 3 teenagers overdosed in Antioch this past weekend [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/08/23/video-released-shows-officers-reviving-man-who-overdosed-after-3-teenagers-overdosed-in-antioch-this-past-weekend/.
Daily Herald — may require registration . DuPage sheriff car show Sept. 10 to benefit Special Olympics [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20220831/dupage-sheriff-car-show-sept-10-to-benefit-special-olympics .
Daily Herald — may require registration . ‘She just oozes calm’: Golden retriever joins Wheeling PD to help relieve stress [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20220902/she-just-oozes-calm-golden-retriever-joins-wheeling-pd-to-help-relieve-stress .
Podcasts and Professional Development
Abstract from new article in /Police Practice and Research: An International Journal/. Effective reassurance policing after collective trauma events: Perceptions of Australian [Different country, but the insights could be helpful/. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20220902/she-just-oozes-calm-golden-retriever-joins-wheeling-pd-to-help-relieve-stress .
Abstract from the journal Police Quarterly. The Effects of Body-Worn Cameras on Self-Initiated Police Encounters [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/10986111221123798 .
From Calibre Press. More tips for avoiding “a very bad decision.” [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://calibrepress.com/2022/08/more-tips-for-avoiding-a-very-bad-decision/ .
Notes: Part 1: From Calibre Press. “Good cops don’t suddenly turn rogue and tarnish the badge. https://calibrepress.com/2022/08/good-cops-don’t-suddenly-turn-rogue-and-tarnish-the-badge/.
From Lexipol. Mental Illness and Crime:
Is Enforced Treatment the Answer? [“Although Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT), mandatory de-escalation training and procedural justice programs for police all have their merits, they will be ineffective unless we as a society decide when and how we should respond to mentally ill people when they commit crimes.”] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/blog/mental-illness-and-crime-is-enforced-treatment-the-answer/ .
FY22 Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Webinar : Thursday, September 15, 2022 : 2:00 – 3:30 PM ET [Thanks to George Graves for pointing this out. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://events-na13.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/2794138616/en/events/event/shared/default_template_simple/event_landing.html?sco-id=9869377853 .
How to Meet Today’s Police Training Challenge — e-book from Officer.com [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://ebmgen.pathfactory.com/ofcr_vectoraugamp2022/police-training-challenge?pk=em5-Asset2 .
JUSTINFO Newsletter, Volume 28, Issue 17, September 1, 2022 [Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.ojp.gov/justinfo/justinfo-newsletter-september-1-2022 .
Lexipol Webinar. Get What You Need: Why & How Cooperative Purchasing Streamlines Procurement for Public Safety : Thursday, September 15 | 1 pm Eastern [30 minutes] [Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://info.lexipol.com/webinar-cooperative-purchasing .
On the Art of Manliness Podcast. The Bicycle as Freedom and Flight [Something for our cycle cops. It’s an entertaining discussion of the history and romance of the bicycle. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://the-art-of-manliness.simplecast.com/episodes/the-bicycle-as-freedom-and-flight-kq7w9aBb .
On the Cops and Writers Podcast. The” Narcos who helped bring down Pablo Escobar! Retired D.E.A. Agents Steve Murphy and Javier Peña [The conversation ranges from how the agents came to join the DEA, their experiences with drug investigations, the origins of the series “Narcos” and how it differs from reality, and their literary career. In Part 2, they relate their current speaking engagements, SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.copsandwriters.com/podcast-1/episode/74ce50b5/077-the-narcos-dea-agents-steve-murphy-and-javier-pena-and-taking-down-pablo-escobar-part-one .
Notes: Part 2: https://www.copsandwriters.com/podcast-1/episode/75677c70/078-the-narcos-dea-agents-steve-murphy-and-javier-pena-and-taking-down-pablo-escobar-part-two . And here is the site for their podcast: https://gameofcrimespodcast.com/
On the Coroner Talk™ Podcast. Suicide Investigations – What can the Body Tell Us [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://coronertalk.com/suicide-investigations-what-can-the-body-tell-us .
On the Disaster Podcast. Solar Flares and Space Weather Disasters [The eleven-year solar cycle, and the effect of a coronal mass ejection on terrestrial infrastructure, is discussed. What a really bad solar storm would do to the country — what would you do without electronic devices! — is sobering. And did you know that NOAA has a Space Weather Prediction department? SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://disasterpodcast.com/2022/09/solar-flares-and-space-weather-disasters .
On the Policing Matters Podcast. A retired LEO and author helps communities see behind and beyond the badge [Author and former police officer Donna Brown talks about her Behind the Badge and Beyond series. She hasn’t worked around to Illinois yet, but the discussion might interest you. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://policingmatters.podbean.com/e/a-retired-leo-and-author-helps-communities-see-behind-and-beyond-the-badge/ .
On the Squad Room Podcast. Will to Thrive: How Humor and Music Can Create Resilience After a Line of Duty Death with Charlie from Ten Eight Memes [The discussion of recruit training could add useful insights into recruitment and training efforts. The talk about punk rock irritated me, and I nearly stopped listening, but then they start talking about the guest’s journey through PTSD, after the death of too many colleagues, the form it took (it’s a little different from any other stories I’ve heard), and how he is working it out. He now works in dispatch, and is studying psychology in order to help study and treat PTSD better, SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.thesquadroom.net/episode163/ .
Tech tool offers police ‘mass surveillance on a budget.’ It’s raising 4th Amendment questions [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://herald-review.com/news/national/tech-tool-offers-police-mass-surveillance-on-a-budget-its-raising-4th-amendment-questions/article_753ffb34-382b-5d27-867c-f0ea57825df3.html .
Today’s Tip from Lexipol. First Responder Physical Health Risks [Gordon Graham didn’t mention it, but I’d add “See your dentist” to his list. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/todays-tips/first-responder-physical-health-risks/.
On the This is Criminal Podcast. The Doctors [Podcast from 2018, rebroadcast in May, in which trauma surgeos talk about treating patients with gunshot wounds. Hearing about the traumatic stress doctors experience could become important. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-5-2022. Available at: https://thisiscriminal.com/episode-189-the-doctors-5-27-2022/ .