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Local Police News: 8/21/23

August 22, 2023

A columnist’s memories of top Chicago cops over more than half a century  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-21-2023. Available at: http://chicago.suntimes.com/columnists/2023/8/18/23837779/larry-snelling-history-chicago-police-superintendents-daley-washington-wilson-rice-hillard-conlisk Cop suspended for a year without pay for involvement in shooting of unarmed man on CTA Red line  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-21-2023. Available at: http://omny.fm/shows/wbbmam-on-demand/cop-suspended-for-a-year-without-pay-for-involveme Difference Maker: Retired CPD Officer Jennifer Maddox  [She helped start…

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Local Police News: August 14, 2023

August 15, 2023

Bank robbery suspect found dead from suicide after long standoff with police on West Side: FBI  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-14-2023. Available at: http://omny.fm/shows/wbbmam-on-demand/bank-robbery-suspect-found-dead-from-suicide-after Can classical music deter panhandlers? Walgreens blares Bach outside Chicago stores : The pharmacy chain has been playing orchestra music outside of certain Chicago stores, joining other major retailers who have been…

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Local Police News: August 7, 2023

August 8, 2023

Chicago Police Department Must Improve Methods, Clarify Rules for Reporting Officer Misconduct, Watchdog Report Finds [Web Page].  Accessed 8-7-2023. Available at: http://news.wttw.com/2023/08/03/chicago-police-department-must-improve-methods-clarify-rules-reporting-officer-misconduct Chicago Police, Fire Departments face off in annual charity baseball game at Guaranteed Rate Field  [Web Page].  Accessed 8-7-2023. Available at: http://abc7chicago.com/chairty-baseball-game-chicago-police-department-fire-guaranteed-rate-field/13589812/ Chicago police officers shoot man during foot chase on South Side …

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Local Police News: July 31, 2023

August 7, 2023

Former CPD official accuses top cop of retaliating against her after she headed investigation that led to his suspension [Web Page].  Accessed 7-31-2023. Available at: http://chicago.suntimes.com/2023/7/26/23809232/former-cpd-official-accuses-top-cop-retaliating-against-her-headed-investigation-led-suspension   27 Rabid Bats Found In Illinois This Year: IDPH Warning =Just a reminder to be careful.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 7-31-2023. Available at:  http://patch.com/illinois/across-il/27-rabid-bats-found-illinois-year-idph-warning?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=share   Alleged drunk driver arrested…

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Local Police News: July, 24, 2023

July 24, 2023

Champaign Police filling officer hiring panel with community members [Web Page].  Accessed 7-24-2023. Available at: http://www.wcia.com/news/champaign-police-filling-officer-hiring-panel-with-community-members/ Chicago Police Officer Who Had ‘Improper Sexual Relationship’ With 911 Caller Suspended 9 Months  [Web Page].  Accessed 7-24-2023. Available at: http://news.wttw.com/2023/07/21/chicago-police-officer-who-had-improper-sexual-relationship-911-caller-suspended-9-months   Chicago Spent $126.5M on Police Overtime in 6 Months, an Almost 50% Jump Over Last Year: Records [Just…

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