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Local Police News: December 13, 2021

March 3, 2022

Obituary for STEVEN GLENN HUFFMAN at Strang Funeral Home of Antioch  [Web Page].  Accessed 12-13-2021. Available at: https://www.strangfh.com/obituary/steven-huffman   . Former police chief James Roche passed away suddenly, probably on Friday, according to a recent email I received.  A follow-up email stated that there would be no funeral, but a memorial service in the spring in…

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Local Police News: December 6, 2021

March 3, 2022

Flags to Be Flown at Half-Staff. Firefighter Lieutenant Garrett E. Ramos (Sterling Fire Department).  Please lower the United States flags and the State flags…from: Sunrise: Tuesday December 7, 2021 until Sunset: Thursday, December 9, 2021 [Web Page].  Accessed 12-6-2021. Available at: https://www2.illinois.gov/IISNews/24234-URGENT_NOTICE_Notice_to_Proceed_Memo.pdf Notes: The flags should be at half-staff for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, too:…

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Local Police News: November 29, 2021

March 3, 2022

Aurora Police Rescue 5 People From House Fire; 1 Critically Injured [Web Page].  Accessed 11-29-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/aurora-police-rescue-5-people-from-house-fire-1-critically-injured/2694636/. Badge of fallen officer returned home [“Champaign Police are happy to finally bring home the badge of one of their fallen officers. 54 years later,,”]An officer found it for sale at a police collectors’ show.  SLC] [Web…

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Local Police News: November 22,2021

March 3, 2022

Bloomington Police pledge to advance women in policing [Web Page].  Accessed 11-22-2021. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/local-news/bloomington-police-pledge-to-advance-women-in-policing/. Canine Officer Justus Visits MMS D.A.R.E. Students [“Lt. Darren Fultz and Deputy Matt Dobler of the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department were joined by explosives detection canine ‘Justus.’”] [Web Page].  Accessed 11-22-2021. Available at: https://www.heraldpubs.com/2021/11/18/canine-officer-justus-visits-mms-d-a-r-e-students/. Central Illinois police departments move…

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Local Police News: November 15, 2021

November 15, 2021

2 Chicago officers sprayed with ‘chemical substance’ while breaking up fight on West Side [Web Page].  Accessed 11-15-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicagocrime/2-chicago-officers-sprayed-with-chemical-substance-while-breaking-up-fight-on-west-side/. Chicago OEMC Honors Keith Thorton, Dispatcher On Duty During Shooting Of CPD Officers Ella French, Carlos Yanez, Jr. [Web Page].  Accessed 11-15-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/11/15/chicago-oemc-honors-keith-thorton-ella-french/. Chicago Police Union Boss John Catanzara To Retire From…

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