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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.

Female Suspect Being Booked into Illinois Jail had Pistol in Body

September 11, 2017
A woman being booked into an Illinois jail had a loaded handgun hidden in her vagina, according to corrections officers.

Chicago Officer Dies of 1988 Shooting Injury Complications

September 7, 2017
Chicago Police Officer Bernie Domagala, 66, succumbed on Tuesday to complications from a gunshot wound sustained on July 14, 1988, while at the scene of a barricade situation.

Illinois Officer Delivers His Own Baby in Parking Lot

September 6, 2017
Nachampassack loaded up his girlfriend and her belongings into his car and while en route to the hospital, he called dispatch on his cellphone. "I said, 'Can you make sure the emergency room is ready because this baby is coming in hot. We’re going to pop right when we get there.'"

Chicago Police Superintendent's Kidney Transplant Successful

September 1, 2017
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson's kidney transplant was a success and he was already feeling well enough to check his emails just hours after the surgery, doctors said Thursday.

Illinois Attorney General Sues Chicago to Force Police Reform, Mayor Approves

August 31, 2017
Joining state Attorney General Lisa Madigan in announcing the lawsuit, was Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, reversing his position on whether the city needs strict federal court oversight to make significant changes in the troubled police department.

Illinois Man Steals Bulldozer, Backs Over Police Car

August 28, 2017
A Bourbonnais man stole a bulldozer in far south suburban Kankakee, IL, and drove it around the streets, backing over a squad car when officers tried to stop him, police said.

IL Police Department Tells People to Stop Bringing War Souvenir Munitions to Station for Disposal

August 25, 2017
“If you find an unexploded WWII anti-tank round in your home, PLEASE, don't drive it to the police department in a cardboard box,” a Tuesday tweet from the Dixon Police Department reads.

Chicago Police Superintendent to Receive Kidney from Son

August 24, 2017
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson will have transplant surgery next week to receive a kidney from his son Daniel, who hopes to become a Chicago police officer, the superintendent told members of the department late Wednesday afternoon.

8 Chicago Officers Injured After Social Media Rumors of Fatal OIS Fuel Near Riot

August 23, 2017
Eight Chicago police officers were sent to hospitals with injuries ranging from a broken hand to cuts on the face after false social media rumors of a fatal officer-involved shooting sparked a near riot.

3 IL Officers Injured Rescuing Teen from House Fire

August 22, 2017
The smoke was so thick the officers got on their stomachs and crawled to the upstairs room working as a team to rescue a teenager still inside the home. More Here.

IL Bill to Allow Ambulances for Injured K-9s Signed into Law

August 16, 2017
Illinois House Bill 2661 was signed into law today. It allows police dogs injured in the line of duty to be transported to a veterinary clinic or similar facility by emergency professionals.

Chicago Police Captain Found Dead in Patrol Car of Apparent Natural Causes

August 14, 2017
The officer, 50-year-old James Lavoy was found unresponsive in his squad car on I-94. Police said there were no signs of trauma and believe it may have been cardiac related.

Hobos Gang Leader Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison

August 11, 2017
Tharp sentenced Chester to 40 years in prison at the end of a two-hour hearing, acknowledging the convicted gang member is a man of many talents who chose "to use those talents to advance the cause of evil."

Cook County, IL, Sheriff's Office Lays Off Recruits and Trainees

July 20, 2017
More than 110 Cook County, IL, sheriff's office recruits and trainees were laid off this week after a proposed countywide tax on soda was put on hold, officials said.

Chicago Officer Battered During Melee Near Washington Park

July 6, 2017
A Chicago Police officer was battered Wednesday night during a skirmish near Washington Park on the South Side.
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