“There’s no right time to do it on a decision I had made months ago. It was the right time for me,” said Garcia. “I’ve had the great opportunity to work in a lot of units where I solved a lot of problems. I was able to connect with my community and at the same time, keep them safe from the criminal element.” … [Read more...] about San Jose Police Chief Garcia Talks About Pending Retirement, Criticism Of Department
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"The complaint alleges you made posts on your Facebook account that were in violation of Department policy," the July 7 memo states. "You were afforded the opportunity to respond to the allegations. After reviewing evidence presented at this hearing, I found the allegations to be sustained for the second post you made on social media." … [Read more...] about Sgt. Javier Esqueda: Joliet Police Target For Discipline?
OAK FOREST, IL — Police in Oak Forest are the latest to say they won't send a police officer to take "low-level" incident reports amid the worldwide coronavirus outbreak. This is being done in "an effort to protect their staff from the coronavirus," according to a news release. … [Read more...] about Cops Won’t Respond To ‘Low-Level’ Crimes Amid Coronavirus Crisis
MIDLOTHIAN, IL — An 18-year-old man has been charged in connection with a string of crimes in the south suburbs. Police in Midlothian charged Carlton Mccune with three counts of burglary after finding him on June 24 near 146th and Sawyer. Mccune is one of three people involved in June 16 burglaries at Madori's Liquors, Subway, BP Amoco gas station and Pollo Asado in Midlothian, Midlothian Police Chief Daniel Delaney said. … [Read more...] about Teen Charged In 3 Midlothian Business Burglaries
PALOS TOWNSHIP, IL — An alarming new scam that threatens to label recipients as terrorists has been making the rounds around the web and real-world mail boxes. Victims receive letters from the "Department of Homeland Security-ICE" instructing them to send money to pick up "consignment boxes" or face arrest. … [Read more...] about Scam Demands Money, Threatens To Track Victims Down As Terrorists