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Illinois Department to Present Donated Goods to Veteran in Need

An officer with the Berwyn (IL) Police Department who had been sent on a welfare check of a military veteran down on his luck decided to go above and beyond the call of duty and organized an effort to collect a variety of goods the man needed.

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Veteran Illinois Officer Shot During Active Shooter Incident Retires

Officer James Zegar served more than a quarter century in law enforcement.

Chicago Police to Expand Detective Divisions

The Chicago Police Department announced Tuesday the number of detective areas in the city is expanding from three back to five in order to improve response times, particularly on the West Side.

Illinois Department's "Helpful" Social Media Post Causes Laughter

The Park Forest (IL) Police Department had some fun on social media with a post that sought to lure unsuspecting users of illegal drugs to send the agency information on their dealer's location and contact information.

Off-Duty Chicago Officer Followed, Fired Upon in Personal Vehicle

An off-duty officer with the Chicago Police Department was followed from his police precinct while in his personally owned vehicle and fired upon in an apparent ambush attack.

Mayor Fires Chicago Police Superintendent Weeks Before Retirement

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired police Superintendent Eddie Johnson effective immediately Monday for reportedly intentionally misleading her and the public about his conduct when he was found asleep in his running vehicle at a stop sign in October.

Illinois Man Accused of Striking Iowa Officer with Car

An Illinois man is being held after reportedly attempting to run down an officer with the Bettendorf (IA) Police Department before leading other officers on a high-speed vehicle pursuit.

Illinois Man Arrested for Pointing BB Gun at Off-Duty Police Officer

A man in Rockford, IL, has been arrested for pointing a BB gun at a police officer earlier this week.

Chicago Officer Shot by Bank Robbery Suspect

"The offender fired at the vehicles, at which time a Chicago police officer suffered a graze wound to the temple of his head in the exchange," Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said. Police later revealed the officer's injury was much more serious than first thought. The bullet actually penetrated and exited his skull and he has a skull fracture and bleeding on the brain.

Indiana K-9 Killed While Tracking 2 Suspects Following Vehicle Pursuit

A K-9 with the Fishers (IN) Police Department was reportedly killed while tracking two suspects after a vehicle pursuit on Tuesday night.