Local Police News: September 6, 2021

September 6, 2021

After Someone Breaks A 6-Year-Old Park Forest Boy’s Bike, A Police Officer Goes Above And Beyond To Fix It  [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://cbsloc.al/3mZdcas#.YTaWJ9A3yQc.twitter  .

Alton man charged with injuring police dog, officers [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/Alton-man-charged-injuring-police-dog-officers-16425796.php.

Beyond the Siren: Pana officer honored for dedication, service to community [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/beyond-the-siren-pana-officer-honored-for-dedication-service-to-community/article_d7b64492-0b6a-11ec-8fa8-636a8565f398.html.

Carla Redd sworn in as first Black, female chief of the Rockford Police Department [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: http://rockrivertimes.com/2021/08/31/carla-redd-sworn-in-as-first-black-female-chief-of-the-rockford-police-department/.

Chatham Police: Officers & teenager recognized for saving boy’s life [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/chatham-police-officers-teenager-recognized-for-saving-boys-life/.

Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. A few weeks into his new job as police chief, Aurora’s top cop talks goals for the future [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-aurora-keith-cross-new-police-chief-st-0905-20210905-z7sut35buvgnzlxjkr4uplxoq4-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/.

Citizen attitudes towards the public release of police body-worn camera video footage [Abstract, via the journal  /Police Practice and Research/.  Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15614263.2021.1969929?af=R .

Daily Herald — may require registration . Police: Wauconda officer injured after using squad to block wrong-way drunken driver [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20210905/police-wauconda-officer-injured-after-using-squad-to-block-wrong-way-drunken-driver.

Eric Thurmond pleads guilty to lesser charge in sexual assault case, must resign from the Rockford Police Department [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: http://rockrivertimes.com/2021/09/01/eric-thurmond-pleads-guilty-to-lesser-charge-in-sexual-assault-case-must-resign-from-the-rockford-police-department/.

Fallen UI lieutenant and his legacy; how he will be remembered and honored  [A reminder for us all of the influence we make on the world around us.  SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/fallen-ui-lieutenant-and-his-legacy-how-he-will-be-remembered-and-honored/article_2ba71418-0b80-11ec-88c8-67cac3007549.html.

From the John Kass News blog. Chicago’s rising violent crime: How to hold politicians and judges accountable? Connect the dots. [PIOs should find the approach to the topic interesting.  How news outlets cover crime, and where to find reliable information is a key part of the essay.  Thanks to Buzz Hodges fro pointing this out.  SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://johnkassnews.com/chicagos-rising-violent-crime-how-to-hold-politicians-and-judges-accountable-connect-the-dots/.

How 2 Suburban Officers Went Above and Beyond to Help Child After Bike Damaged by Person in Mental Health Crisis  [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/how-2-suburban-officers-went-above-and-beyond-to-help-child-after-bike-damaged-by-person-in-mental-health-crisis/2604437/.

Illinois Woman Charged After Headbutting Sheriff’s Deputy: Police [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/illinois-woman-charged-after-headbutting-sheriffs-deputy-police/2605808/.

Man surrenders after hours-long police standoff in Harwood Heights [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: at https://wgntv.com/news/chicagoews/barricade-incident-prompts-heavy-police-swat-in-harwood-heights/.

McHenry man charged with kicking officers in the chest, groin during arrest in McHenry [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2021/08/31/mchenry-man-charged-with-kicking-officers-in-the-chest-groin-during-arrest-in-mchenry/

Mount Prospect: A Village Divided Over ‘Thin Blue Line’ [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/mount-prospect-a-village-divided-over-thin-blue-line/2605467/.

Name Dropping | Message to first responders: We have your backs and we thank you [“Barber and Rector are co-founders of the Champaign County chapter of the 100 Club — the first downstate chapter of an organization that will provide resources … and moral support to families of first responders killed in the line of duty and active-duty first responders”] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.news-gazette.com/news/name-dropping-message-to-first-responders-we-have-your-backs-and-we-thank-you/article_d2566398-f375-5dcd-b425-974d8b5e20a2.html.

New Police Chief on the Job in Manhattan [Jeff Wold.  “He retired in 2017 as Chief of Police [of Channahon], and most recently served as second in command for Waubonsee Community College”] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.wjol.com/new-police-chief-on-the-job-in-manhattan/ .

On Ancel Glink’s Quorum Forum Podcast. Vaccine Mandates [After a long introduction, the validity of having a vaccine mandate in local government, and exceptions, is examined.  The discussion then turns to Illinois’ Tort Immunity Act, for government agencies.  SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: http://quorumforum.ancelglink.com/2021/09/56-vaccine-mandates.html .

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. Trauma In Her Law Enforcement Career “Broke” Her. In Addition To The Violence, She Talks About The Drowning [She tells about her near-suicide experience, and the amount of resources available for law enforcement officers in crisis. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/trauma-in-her-law-enforcement-career-broke-her-in.

On the Policing Matters Podcast. Dr. Ervin Staub on active bystandership in law enforcement [The ABLE program sounds interesting.  Here’s a list of libraries that have his books:  https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=au%3AStaub%2C+Ervin%2C&qt=hot_author ] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://soundcloud.com/policingmatters/dr-ervin-staub-on-active-bystandership-in-law-enforcement.

On the Policing Matters Podcast. Public safety leaders reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11 [The hosts of Lexipol’s various podcasts talk about their memories of the attack, and examine what law enforcement has learned from responding to the attacks] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://soundcloud.com/policingmatters/public-safety-leaders-reflect-on-the-20th-anniversary-of-911.

Person Badly Hurt, Police Officer Hospitalized After Englewood Apartment Fire [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/person-badly-hurt-police-officer-hospitalized-after-englewood-apartment-fire/2604771/.

Police Officer Receives Community Service Award : Patrick Kinsella [Bolingbrook Police Department) was recognized by the Association of Pakistani Americans at the 29th annual Taste of Pakistan Saturday. [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/bolingbrook/police-officer-receives-community-service-award

The RISE Awards celebrate those who rise to serve and protect their communities through heroism and dedication. [Voting for the various candidates is open for another week.  One of the officer candidates is Dispatcher Thornton from Chicago, so there may be some local representatives in these awards.  Thanks to George Graves for pointing this out.  SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://riseawards.us.launchpad6.com/ .

SEPT. 7 OPEN HOUSE WILL INTRODUCE ‘KANE COUNTY SHERIFF’S UNIVERSITY’ IN AURORA [“The Kane County Sheriff’s Office is set to launch “Kane County Sheriff’s University,” which will offer ongoing work training and substance addiction counseling for inmates as well as certified forklift training to the general public.”  Located at t 205 N. Lake St., Suite 103, Aurora.] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://kanecountyconnects.com/2021/09/sept-7-open-house-will-introduce-kane-county-sheriffs-university-in-aurora/.

Sheriff’s deputies, animal rescue group help injured deer whose antlers got stuck on rope near Barrington [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2021/08/31/sheriffs-deputies-animal-rescue-group-help-injured-deer-whose-antlers-got-stuck-on-rope-near-barrington/

Today’s Tip from Lexipol. Sharing Unauthorized Crime Scene Photos [Old news to you, but it could be a good reminder.  SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.lexipol.com/resources/todays-tips/sharing-unauthorized-crime-scene-photos/.

Via the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority. Join our volunteer reviewer pool [“As a reviewer not only will you review program grant applications but make recommendations to fund new programs throughout the state. This opportunity will also provide you with an inside look at what it takes to submit a grant application for state funding.…”] [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: http://www.icjia.state.il.us/news/join-our-volunteer-reviewer-pool .

Via the SCCJA Daily Clips and the Calibre Press blog. VIDEO: A Confused Elderly Woman, a Dislocated Shoulder, and an Over-Zealous Cop. What’s Your Immediate Goal? Your Role in the Moment? [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://calibrepress.com/2021/09/video-a-confused-elderly-woman-a-dislocated-shoulder-and-an-over-zealous-cop-whats-your-immediate-goal-your-role-in-the-moment/

Winnebago County Coroner allegedly stole from the dead, faces new charges  [ [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.mystateline.com/news/local-news/winnebago-county-coroner-faces-new-charges-for-stealing-from-peoples-estates/ .

2 Chicago police officers charged with beating teen during January arrest in Woodlawn  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-6-2021. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-police-department-officers-charged-jeffery-shafer-victor-guebara/10992436/.

On the Badge Boys Podcast. Retired police officer Chris Hoyer talks about the mental wellness of surviving a police shooting in his book When That Day Comes Training For The Fight [The program would have been better if more attention was given to the learning points addressed int he book, but it is reported taht Col Dave Grossman thought a lot of it.  ) [Web Page].  Accessed 9-6-2021. Available at: https://starworldwidenetworks.com/episodes/retired-police-officer-chris-hoyer-talks-about-the-mental-wellness-of-surviving-a-police-shooting-in-his-book-when-that-day-comes-training-for-the-fight.

On the Disaster Podcast. Hurricane Ida’s Aftermath Across the Country [The discussion of how cities can prepare for future disasters that are beyon planners’ imagination could be useful.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-6-2021. Available at: https://disasterpodcast.com/2021/09/hurricane-idas-aftermath-across-the-country/.

On the Law Enforcement Today Podcast. Trauma In Her Law Enforcement Career “Broke” Her. In Addition To The Violence, She Talks About The Drowning [Her remarks about how veterans talked out their trraumatic stress interested me.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-6-2021. Available at: https://omny.fm/shows/law-enforcement-today/trauma-in-her-law-enforcement-career-broke-her-in.

On the What’s Your Emergency podcast. Lauren Rich returns to discuss Trauma [The language of coarse, but therapist Rich’s explanation of the ways multiple traumas can be addressed is fascinating.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 9-6-2021. Available at: https://wyeradio.libsyn.com/laurent-rich-returns-to-discuss-trauma .

And it might be interesting to compare the perspective of two articles describing the same situation:

Chicago area mayor says police have no need for rifles [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://www.lawofficer.com/chicago-rifles/ .

Why Did A Parks Police Department Need High-Powered Guns Typically Used By SWAT Teams? [Web Page]. Accessed 9-6-2021.  Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/09/03/why-did-a-parks-police-department-need-high-powered-guns-typically-used-by-swat-teams/.

 

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