Posts Tagged “Police”

Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism?

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Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism?

Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism? A teenager brought a gun into the Orland Park Mall and shot and killed a fellow student. But instead of talking about measure to protect innocent shoppers, some want to focus on racism. It’s time to consider metal detectors and restrictions on clothing…

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Culver’s Partners with Chicago Police Memorial Foundation to Make a Difference

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Culver’s Partners with Chicago Police Memorial Foundation to Make a Difference

Culver’s Partners with Chicago Police Memorial Foundation to Make a Difference Lyons, IL. (Grassroots Newswire) January 10, 2019– Since opening the doors of the first restaurant in 1984, Culver’s® has been committed to being an active member in its local community. On Monday,January 14 eight Chicago-land Culver’s locations will carry on that tradition by hosting…

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Paul Ciolino co-hosts new WLS radio show on crime

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Paul Ciolino co-hosts new WLS radio show on crime

Paul Ciolino co-hosts new WLS radio show on crime Reavis High school graduate and criminal investigator Paul Ciolino is the co-host with former police officer and attorney Lupe Aguirre of The POPO Report every Saturday night on WLS AM 890 Radio from 7 to 9 PM (Chicago time). Each week, the show examines stories about…

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POLICE ALERT: Lyons Police seeking to locate lost family member Paresh Jhobali​a

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POLICE ALERT: Lyons Police seeking to locate lost family member Paresh Jhobali​a

POLICE ALERT: Lyons Police seeking to locate lost family member Paresh Jhobalia The Lyons Police Department are working with the Major Case Assistance Team (MCAT)​, a suburban-focused police Task Force to find a man reported missing by their family on November 10, 2018. Family members report that Paresh Jhobalia, 62,​ was last seen in Downers Grove. The Lyons Police Department is asking members of the…

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No justice in fight against crime in Van Dyke conviction

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No justice in fight against crime in Van Dyke conviction

No justice in fight against crime in Van Dyke conviction Two issues continue to bother me. The first is the imbalance and lack of justice in the prosecution of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, and the lack of attention to the criminal behavior of the victim Laquan McDonald. The second is the increasing amount…

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Summit police promote pair

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Summit police promote pair

Summit police promote pair Ortiz is first Hispanic lieutenant in village By Steve Metsch Monday night’s meeting of the Summit Village Board had a law enforcement flavor. Longtime lieutenant David Otto retired. Officer Steve Kirkolis was promoted to sergeant. And detective sergeant Mel Ortiz was promoted to lieutenant. Each was unanimously approved by the village…

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Advantage: Bridgeview police

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Advantage: Bridgeview police

Advantage: Bridgeview police Nip firefighters in basketball game for charity  By Steve Metsch Bridgeview Fire Chief Mike Daly, Police Chief Ricardo Mancha, and the village trustees had fun at the last village board meeting talking about the recent “Battle of the Badges” basketball game played between the police and fire departments. The police won by…

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New hires in Bridgeview

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New hires in Bridgeview

New hires in Bridgeview Police officer, firefighter are hired By Steve Metsch A new police officer and a new firefighter have been appointed to their departments by the Bridgeview Village Board. Board members at the May 2 meeting voted unanimously 6-0 in favor of appointing Rakan Hammoudeh to the police department, and Kris Aguilar to…

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Illinois ranks as 7th best state for Police Officers

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Illinois ranks as 7th best state for Police Officers

Illinois ranks as 7th best state for Police Officers In a comparison of all 50 states and how they treat their police officers, Illinois ranked 7th best. Rankings weighed safety, benefits and salaries among a host of criteria, according to a study prepared by WalletHub With National Police Week kicking off on May 13, the…

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Naperville Police Offering Youth Academy This Summer

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Naperville Police Offering Youth Academy This Summer

Naperville Police Offering Youth Academy This Summer Students will get an in-depth look at law enforcement in this 7-week course The Naperville Police Department is now accepting applications for a seven-week Youth Academy to be held this summer. The academy will begin on June 7, 2018 and continue every Thursday night (excluding July 5) through…

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FBI Citizens Advisory Committee to honor Community Heroes July 19

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FBI Citizens Advisory Committee to honor Community Heroes July 19

FBI Citizens Advisory Committee to honor Community Heroes July 19 Join the FBI Citizens Academy in celebrating the “Community Heroes among us!” Program. The FBICCAAA is honoring five (5) individuals, teams or organizations and one (1) canine as “Community Heroes” for their efforts to combat crime, terrorism, drugs and violence to make our communities stronger,…

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Cicero Police charge suspect with impersonating a police officer 

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Cicero Police charge suspect with impersonating a police officer 

Cicero Police charge suspect with impersonating a police officer  Suspect stopped vehicle and conducted field sobriety test on victim On January 7, 2018 at approximately 2:40 AM, suspect/offender Donato Valdez,  28, drove behind a victim’s vehicle and used an unknown flashing light to stop vehicle. The suspect pulled the victim’s car over as it was…

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