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Local Police News: June 21, 2021

June 21, 2021

Aretha Barnes appointed interim police chief of Evanston Police Department [Web Page].  Accessed 6-21-2021. Available at: https://dailynorthwestern.com/2021/06/15/city/aretha-barnes-appointed-interim-police-chief-of-epd/. The Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Community Policing recognizes individual state, local, or tribal sworn rank-and-file police officers, deputies and troopers for exceptional efforts in effective community policing… Nominations must be submitted by 8:00 p.m. EST,…

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Local Police News: June 14, 2021

June 14, 2021

Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman announces retirement [Web Page].  Accessed 6-14-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/aurora-police-chief-kristen-ziman-announces-retirement/. Chicago Police Body Camera Reforms Sluggish, Watchdog Report Finds [Just FYI.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-14-2021. Available at: https://cbsloc.al/3w6ZrIB . Chicago Police Sergeant Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver [Web Page].  Accessed 6-14-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/06/12/chicago-police-sergeant-hit-and-run/. Congratulations to Chief Shawn Beane on his…

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Local Police News: June 7, 2021

June 7, 2021

Assault response on Chicago’s South Side prompts bomb squad investigation [Web Page].  Accessed 6-7-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicagocrime/assault-response-on-chicagos-south-side-prompts-bomb-squad-investigation/. Car thief busted after victim tracks him down and literally sits on him until cops arrive, prosecutors say: [Not strictly police news, but the process of catching the carjacker made me smile.  SLC] [Web Page].  Accessed 6-7-2021. Available…

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Local Police News: May 31, 2021

May 31, 2021

Aurora Sergeant Rescued Firefighter From Burning Home, Wins Award : Aurora Police said that while he was off-duty, Sergeant Michael Corrigan rescued an off-duty fireman from inside his burning house. [Web Page].  Accessed 5-31-2021. Available at: https://patch.com/illinois/aurora/aurora-sergeant-wins-kane-county-officer-year?utm_term=article-slot-1&utm_source=newsletter-daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter. Police seek cards for Champaign officer wounded in shooting  [For Off. Jeffrey Creel, who was injured when Off…

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Local Police News Chris Oberheim Special for May 25, 2021

May 25, 2021

There were so many articles about the shooting of Officer Chris Oberheim that I put them in a single mailing Police officer dead after shootout with suspect [Champaign Police Officer Chris Oberheim] [Web Page]. Accessed 5-24-2021. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/police-officer-dead-in-shootout-with-suspect/?fbclid=IwAR1vOoio0p22sT3tSVf0BsG164Q7WQPPK695ZdlB6U3bFCrL9m7A4TKXzzo. Memorial service set for fallen Champaign police officer [More details: https://www.wandtv.com/news/celebration-of-life-visitation-information-released-for-chris-oberheim/article_8d9d4de4-baa5-11eb-b343-97a5ee4647b5.html The service will be held on May 26]…

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