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Widow of Corrupt IL Lieutenant Wants His Pension Despite Her Pending Felony Trial

December 14, 2017
Gliniewicz, the widow of former Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz, has been charged with participating in her late husband's alleged scheme to siphon money from the Fox Lake Police Explorer youth program for personal expenses.

Chicago Police Union Official Says Lawyers Using City Council as "Blank Check" Over Wrongful Convictions

December 12, 2017
Fraternal Order of Police Vice President Martin Preib spoke during the public comment portion of the City Council Finance Committee meeting, where aldermen approved the money for the four men who each spent some 15 years in prison for a 1994 rape and murder before DNA linked the crime to a convicted killer.

IL Officer Hit at Stop Light Eligible for Disability Benefits, Court Rules

December 11, 2017
Martin ended up with permanent disabilities that prevented him from returning to the field. However, the Board of Trustees of the police pension fund of Shiloh maintained that Martin did not have a line-of-duty injury.

Illinois Chief Rams Suspects' Car After Shots Fired During Funeral Procession

December 6, 2017
Police believe the incident was gang-related. Lukaszek said there have been previous gang problems related to funerals. “At Oak Ridge Cemetery, there’s a lot of gang funerals that are completely out of control,” the chief said.

Off-Duty Chicago Officer Stabbed while Driving Crashes into School Bus

November 17, 2017
The officer, 47, was stabbed in the head in a domestic attack and taken in serious condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she was stabilized, police said.

IL State's Attorney Dismisses 18 Convictions Involving Former Chicago Sergeant

November 16, 2017
It comes two months after lawyers for the 15 men filed a joint petition seeking to overturn a total of 18 criminal drug convictions, alleging that Watts and his crew framed all of them between 2003 and 2008. Watts and an officer under his command were sent to federal prison in 2013.

IL Officer Who Received Heart Transplant Thankful for Medical Care, Organ Donors

November 15, 2017
Officer James Williams received a heart transplant after living with heart failure for over a decade. He is back on duty and grateful to be healthy.

Chicago Police Lieutenant Rallies Volunteers to Refurbish Veteran’s Newsstand

November 15, 2017
Chicago Police Lieutenant John Garrido connected with Anthony about a year ago and decided to give Anthony a better place to sell his newspapers. More Here.

Video: Chicago Police Lieutenant Rallies Volunteers to Refurbish Veteran’s Newsstand

November 15, 2017
Chicago Police Lieutenant John Garrido connected with Anthony about a year ago and decided to give Anthony a better place to sell his newspapers.

Illinois State Police Begin 'Silver Search' Training

November 7, 2017
Illinois State Police officials have launched statewide training for officers in dealing with Alzheimer's disease patients who wander away and need to be found.

Illinois Officer Killed at Traffic Stop, Suspect Dies in Crash

November 6, 2017
“The preliminary results of the investigation indicate that Officer Cox was involved in a scuffle during the traffic stop that resulted in the officer becoming entangled by the suspect vehicle,” Rockford Police Chief Dan O’Shea said during a news conference Sunday afternoon.

2 Chicago Officers Injured in Construction Site Crash

October 27, 2017
Two Chicago police officers were injured after crashing into a construction site on the city's South Side early Thursday morning. More Here.

Video: 2 Chicago Officers Injured in Construction Site Crash

October 27, 2017
Two Chicago police officers were injured after crashing into a construction site on the city's South Side early Thursday morning.

Man Pulls Two Guns on Chicago Officer, Tries to Steal Duty Weapon

October 24, 2017
A man was arrested after he fought with an officer, pulled two guns on him, then tried unsuccessfully to steal the officer's gun on the South Side of Chicago, authorities said.

Research Finds Mass Killings Are Not on the Rise

October 19, 2017
Research by a University of Illinois professor has revealed that contrary to what many people think, mass murders are not on the rise in the United States.

2 Chicago Officers Face Reprimand for Kneeling in Protest on Instagram

September 26, 2017
Two Chicago officers are in trouble for kneeling in a Colin Kaepernick protest style in an Instagram image posted by a local activist.

Illinois Deputy Shot, Suspect at Large

September 25, 2017
A Winnebago County (IL) Sheriff's Deputy is expected to be OK after authorities say he was shot during a traffic stop Saturday morning in Rockford, IL.

Patrol Car Crushed by Stolen Bulldozer in Illinois

September 22, 2017
A Kankakee, IL, police officer escaped injury but his patrol vehicle was crushed when a reportedly stolen bulldozer backed over it during a pursuit Aug. 24. More Here.

Illinois Officer Sues Agency Over Pregnancy Discrimination

September 22, 2017
A Frankfort, IL, police officer has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the police department refused to modify her duties when she became pregnant, wouldn't provide a protective vest that covered her growing belly and then forced her to take unpaid leave months before she gave birth.

Video: Patrol Car Crushed by Stolen Bulldozer in Illinois

September 22, 2017
A Kankakee, IL, police officer escaped injury but his patrol vehicle was crushed when a reportedly stolen bulldozer backed over it during a pursuit Aug. 24.
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