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Local Police News: August 23, 2021

August 23, 2021

12 police officers receive Medal of Valor for work in solving murder of 5-year-old Andrew Freund in Crystal Lake [Web Page].  Accessed 8-23-2021. Available at: https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2021/08/16/12-police-officers-receive-medal-of-valor-for-work-in-solving-murder-of-5-year-old-andrew-freund-in-crystal-lake/?fbclid=IwAR29Sv6lozXyMSikw44SW3-6rMO3gkCt-h1D8dlPezLMKe_3x9oeD_ooo4Y. 5-year-old uses lemonade stand to ‘share kindness’ in honor of Officer Ella French [Web Page].  Accessed 8-23-2021. Available at: https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-news/5-year-old-uses-lemonade-stand-to-share-kindness-in-honor-of-officer-ella-french/. Area Police Agencies to Participate in ‘Coffee for Champions’…

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Local Police News: August 16, 2021

August 16, 2021

Anjanette Young Says Fallen CPD Officer Ella French Showed Her ‘Dignity, Respect’ During Botched Raid [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/anjanette-young-says-fallen-cpd-officer-ella-french-showed-her-dignity-respect-during-botched-raid/2588456/. Baby Saved By Quick Reaction from Plano Police [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at: https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/baby-saved-by-quick-reaction-from-plano-police/article_47053ab0-fba8-11eb-92e7-1f058c048413.html. Chicago Police Release Blue Balloons in Honor of Fallen Officer Ella French [Web Page].  Accessed 8-16-2021. Available at:…

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Local Police News: August 9, 2021

August 9, 2021

5 Hurt When Car Crashes Into Chicago Police Squad Car [Web Page].  Accessed 8-9-2021. Available at: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/08/07/cpd-squad-car-crash/. According to postings on his Facebook page, former chief Russell B. Laine passed away last week.  I haven’t found an obituary yet, but will pass it on when I do. Aurora Chief of Police Kristen Ziman Retires [Web…

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Local Police News: August 2, 2021

August 2, 2021

Big List of Aug. 3 National Night Out Events in Kane County, IL! [Web Page].  Accessed August 2, 2021. Available at: https://kanecountyconnects.com/2021/07/big-list-of-aug-3-national-night-out-events-in-kane-county-il/. Calumet City shooting involving Chicago police officers leaves 1 dead, officer injured  [Web Page].  Accessed August 2, 2021. Available at: https://abc7chicago.com/calumet-city-chicago-police-shooting-il/10913070/ . Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Elgin Police Department’s new…

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Local Police News: July 26, 2021

July 26, 2021

Champaign city council discuss changes to police officer hiring process [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.wcia.com/news/local-news/champaign-city-council-discuss-changes-to-police-officer-hiring-process/. Chicago Tribune syndicate — may require registration. Special Olympics event brings together races, demolition derbies, fundraisers [Tinley Park police Sgt. Bill Devine- [Web Page]. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-dirty-o-special-olympics-fundraiser-st-0727-20210726-rclqqlx2mvg55kyovnfyzlwbia-story.html Daily Herald — may require registration . How a St. Charles officer’s quick…

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