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Local Police News: April 26, 2021

April 26, 2021

7 Non-Lethal Alternatives For Police To Use Instead Of Guns [Via the Babylon Bee.  Yes, these are silly, but they might amuse you.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-26-2021. Available at: https://babylonbee.com/news/7-non-lethal-alternatives-for-police-to-use-instead-of-guns. Chicago Police Slam Viral Tweet, Say Twitter Won’t Remove ‘Manipulated’ Image [Just FYI, recarding social media.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 4-26-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-police-slam-viral-tweet-say-twitter-wont-remove-manipulated-image/2495393/…

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Local Police News:  April 19, 2021

April 19, 2021

4 Police Officers, 1 Civilian Rushed To Hospital From Scene Of Fire In Beverly  [Web Page].  Accessed 4-19-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/04/15/5-people-rushed-to-hospital-from-scene-of-fire-in-beverly/. 7-Year-Old Boy With Life-Threatening Heart Condition Becomes Honorary SWAT Officer For A Day [Web Page].  Accessed 4-19-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/04/18/7-year-old-boy-cpd-honorary-swat-officer/. As Carjackings Drop In Chicago, Activists Believe Violence Interrupters At Gas Stations Have Helped [Web…

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Bonus Local Police News for April 13, 2021: PODCASTS

April 13, 2021

Over the past month, I have noticed that one of these emails can handle up to 32 links. Over that time, I also managed to collect a number of podcasts and notices that were not time-sensitive. There has been so much news lately that I haven’t had room to include these links, so rather than keep them back,…

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Local Police News for April 12, 2021

April 12, 2021

  2 Police Shootings In 2 Days In Rockford [Web Page]. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/04/12/2-police-shootings-2-days-rockford/.   3 Injured in Humboldt Park Crash Involving CPD Vehicle [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/3-injured-in-humboldt-park-crash-involving-cpd-vehicle/2483293/.   April 2021 FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin Online [The SCCJA pointed out two articles of particular interest: “Motivating and Retaining Today’s Officers” and “Body Disposal in Homicide” (a…

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Local Police News for April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021

  Chicago Sun-Times — May require registration. Another good argument for dealing with low-level, nonviolent offenders in a smarter way [The report is /Misdemeanor Prosecution/ : https://www.nber.org/papers/w28600 . Just FYI., as a perspective on police discretion SLC] [Web Page]. Available at: https://chicago.suntimes.com/2021/3/30/22356790/national-bureau-economic-research-nonviolent-misdemeanors-criminal-justice-reform-kim-foxx-editorial .   Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Elgin police pairs up with Jenny McCarthy…

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