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Local Police News for January 11, 2021

March 5, 2021

Black Caucus introduces sweeping police legislation [And here is the ILACP’s reaction: https://www.ilchiefs.org/oppose-hb-163 ] [Web Page]. Accessed 1-11-2021. Available at: https://chronicleil .linois.com/government/black-caucus-introduces-sweeping-police-legislation/.   State House continues to debate massive criminal justice omnibus bill [Web Page]. Accessed 1-11-2021. Available at: https://www.heraldpubs.com/2021/01/10/state-house-continues-to-debate-massive-criminal-justice-omnibus-bill/.   Read the report: Why Kenosha County prosecutor filed no charges in Jacob Blake shooting [Wisconsin, but applicable nationwide. SLC]…

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Local Police News for December 18, 2020

March 5, 2021

Chicago police officers involved in Austin shootout, CPD says; man critically hurt [Web Page]. Accessed 12-18-2020. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/cpd-return-fire-after-man-critically-hurt-in-austin-shooting-police/8874341/.   Chicago Tribune syndicate — Might require registration. Mokena police chief Steve Vaccaro, on leave after vote of no confidence, retires [Web Page]. Accessed 12-18-2020. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-mokena-police-chief-retires-st-1220-20201218-h3sc662z6rggdnd4h64zuwqjm4-story.html#ed=rss_www.chicagotribune.com/arcio/rss/category/suburbs/.   Chicago Tribune syndicate — Might require registration. Mundelein names Monahan…

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Local Police News for December 10, 2020

March 5, 2021

911 system upgrade one step closer to allowing text messages [Just FYI. SLC] [Web Page]. Accessed 12-10-2020. Available at: https://www.daily-chronicle.com/2020/12/02/911-system-upgrade-one-step-closer-to-allowing-text-messages/agz5cn/.   Chicago Sun-Times — May require registration. Calumet City police officer dies of medical emergency on duty [Web Page]. Accessed 12-10-2020. Available at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/2020/12/7/22158903/calumet-city-police-officer-adam-zieminski-dies-medical-emergency-markham-courthouse.   Chicago Tribune syndicate — Might require registration. Chicago police officer recovering after squad…

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Local Police News for November 30, 2020

March 5, 2021

6 months after George Floyd was killed, the untold arrest of an ex-Illinois state trooper [An interesting analysis of officer behavior under stress. SLC] [Web Page]. 11-25-2020; Accessed 11-30-2020. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/society/6-months-after-george-floyd-was-killed-the-untold-arrest-of-an-ex-illinois-state-trooper-/8264742/ .   911 Dispatcher who died from COVID-19 Laid to Rest [Web Page]. Accessed 11-30-2020. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/911-dispatcher-who-died-from-covid-19-laid-to-rest/.   Chicago police officer remembered for loving…

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Local Police News for November 23, 2020

March 5, 2021

I3 in custody after shots fired at Chicago cops in Fernwood [Web Page]. Accessed 11-23-2020. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/3-in-custody-after-shots-fired-at-chicago-cops-/8168484/.   Aurora Police, Social Workers Partner To Respond To Calls Together [Web Page]. Accessed 11-23-2020. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/11/20/aurora-police-social-workers-part-calls-response/.   ‘Christmas with a Cop’ may look different in 2020 [Web Page]. Accessed 11-23-2020. Available at: https://www.theintelligencer.com/news/article/8216-Christmas-with-a-Cop-8217-may-look-15734763.php.   Deputy, officer hurt during multi-county…

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