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Local Police News: October 3, 2022

October 5, 2022

Chicago police officer fatally shoots man in Old Town, officials say [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/chicago-police-officer-fatally-shoots-man-in-old-town-brown  . CPD helps 4-year-old Make-A-Wish kid realize dream of becoming a police officer  [Web Page].  Accessed 10-3-2022. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/features/cpd-helps-4-year-old-make-a-wish-kid-realize-dream-of-becoming-a-police-officer/   . Notes: WLS’s coverage:  4-year-old boy with sickle cell anemia gets special honor from Chicago police https://abc7chicago.com/make-a-wish-foundation-sickle-cell-anemia-chicago-police-officer/12289501/…

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Local Police News: September 26, 2022

September 27, 2022

32 law enforcement agencies get $1M in grants to help keep guns out of criminals’ hands [Web Page].  Accessed 9-26-2022. Available at: https://www.wandtv.com/news/32-law-enforcement-agencies-get-1m-in-grants-to-help-keep-guns-out-of-criminals/article_39f18340-39d9-11ed-a9f9-3796dc686bbb.html. Aim Gun At Trespasser? No, Darien Chief Says  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-26-2022. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/darien-il/aim-gun-trespasser-no-darien-chief-says . Baum students deputized into the FBI: Federal Bureau of Instruction [When a young student spotted a…

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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…

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Local Police News: September 12, 2022

September 13, 2022

66-year-old bicyclist killed in accident involving Burbank police car: Police  [Web Page].  Accessed 9-12-2022. Available at: https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/bicyclist-66-accidently-hit-and-killed-by-burbank-police . Armed man shot, killed by Zion police officer while trying to break into home ID’d by coroner [Web Page].  Accessed 9-12-2022. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/zion-police-shooting-il-lake-county-illinois-news/12215274/ . Batavia Police Officer Retires After 25 Years With Department [Officer George (Tony)…

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Local Police News: September 5, 2022

September 7, 2022

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…

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