Posts Tagged “Police”

Street Gangs not racism is Chicago’s top plague

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Street Gangs not racism is Chicago’s top plague

Street Gangs not racism is Chicago’s top plague When it comes to the record-setting murder rate in Chicago’s neighborhoods, the real priority should be fighting street gangs over sometimes exaggerated claims of racism. But the news media sees that exaggerating racism claims especially with regards to police sells newspapers while Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is…

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Public safety promotions

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Public safety promotions

Public safety promotions Bridgeview board focuses on police, fire staffing By Steve Metsch Personnel moves were on the agenda at the latest meeting of the Bridgeview Village Board. The board unanimously approved promoting a firefighter to the rank of lieutenant, and making a part-time police officer a full-time officer. Firefighter Jason Yerkovich, with the department…

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Police unfairly targeted in new Illinois laws and politics in Palos

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Police unfairly targeted in new Illinois laws and politics in Palos

Opinion: Police unfairly targeted in new Illinois laws and politics in Palos Police are again being unfairly targeted in legislation that strips away their “qualified immunity” and exposes them to unjustified and frivolous lawsuits, while the legislators who are stripping them of protection continue to enjoy “qualified immunity” for their actions … and the Cook…

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Bridgeview shooting raised fears of another mass killing

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Bridgeview shooting raised fears of another mass killing

Bridgeview shooting raised fears of another mass killing A shooting that took place in the parking lot of a Drivers License facility operated by the Illinois Secretary of State in Bridgeview raised immediate fears of yet another mass shooting. Fortunately, it was restricted to a personal grievance between two people. Unfortunately one of the individuals…

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Congressional Inquiry Hears Riveting Testimony on Illegal Police Raids

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Congressional Inquiry Hears Riveting Testimony on Illegal Police Raids

Congressional Inquiry Hears Riveting Testimony on Illegal Police Raids More than a half dozen victims of wrongful police raids testified at today’s congressional inquiry conducted by Chicago Congressman Danny K. Davis, including Anjanette Young whose case sparked national outrage. Her videotaped message implored political and community leaders to take a defiant stand against bogus police…

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Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District

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Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District

Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District The Orland Fire Protection District strongly condemns the Illinois Legislature’s adoption of a law, HB 3653, that impose sweeping changes to police departments throughout the State of Illinois that undermine the support of our men and women in Blue and their ability to fight crime….

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We need to defend the Police against “cancel culture” corruption

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We need to defend the Police against “cancel culture” corruption

We need to defend the Police against “cancel culture” corruption Police officers have put their lives on the line to defend us. Now it’s time for us to defend the Police. Phony morality protestors exploiting the death of a convicted felon in Minneapolis try to justify protests that spin out of control into looting, violence…

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Commissioner Sean Morrison votes “No” to Defund Sheriff’s Office

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Commissioner Sean Morrison votes “No” to Defund Sheriff’s Office

Commissioner Sean Morrison votes “No” to Defund Sheriff’s Office By a vote of 16-1, the Cook County Board passed a resolution today out of the Criminal Justice Committee that moves to defund the Cook County Sheriff’s Office. The lone dissenting vote was from Commissioner Sean Morrison who pointed to three main points for his opposition….

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Reflecting on the past week’s violence

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Reflecting on the past week’s violence

Reflecting on the past week’s violence The Black Lives Matter protestors should be held accountable for the violence of many of those who participated. Although supporting Black Lives is a just cause, the organizers failed to take responsibility for the widespread violence, looting, arson and shootings that took place in the midsts of their protests….

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Peaceful protest in La Grange

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Peaceful protest in La Grange

Peaceful protest in La Grange No problems reported as hundreds march  By Steve Metsch Charlotte Wolf said she wanted to make a stand “because there is a lot going on in the world right now.” So, the recent graduate of Lyons Township High School organized a peaceful protest rally and march in La Grange on…

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Maywood man charged with aggravated battery to a child after incident May 23 at Super Target in Tinley Park

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Maywood man charged with aggravated battery to a child after incident May 23 at Super Target in Tinley Park

Maywood man charged with aggravated battery to a child after incident May 23 at Super Target in Tinley Park A 31-year-old Maywood man was charged with aggravated battery to a child, endangering the life or health of a child, domestic battery, criminal damage to property and two counts of fleeing and eluding police after an…

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Does the Super Bowl represent our American Dream anymore?

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Does the Super Bowl represent our American Dream anymore?

Does the Super Bowl represent our American Dream anymore? When the Super Bowl first began in 1967, it was a wholesome iconic role model for young men and women. Today it’s driven by greed, and the real focus isn’t on athletic competition of sports, but rather it is on profit and advertising. And some of…

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