Fox Lake Police Scandal Prompts Elgin Authorities To Discover Wrongdoing In Their Own CityJim Rog, an Elgin animal control officer, has been charged with stealing $6,000 from Elgin’s police explorers program, which is for young people interested in becoming a cop.
Elgin Police Testing Helmet And Body Cameras Police in the northwest suburb have been looking at "body cam" technology for about the last year.
Elgin Credits Social Media For Spreading Word About Fugitive Before CaptureThe Elgin Police Department credited its use of Facebook for helping catch an escaped mental health prisoner earlier this week.
More Police Departments Using Lawsuits To Target GangsWith the street gang problem out of control in the Chicago area, more police departments are turning to the use of street gang lawsuits that allow them to prevent gang members from hanging out with each other.
Elgin Police Focus Efforts On Spike In BurglariesCrime in Elgin is at a 40-year low, but police said they're also seeing a dramatic spike in burglaries, which shot up 31 percent last year.
Elgin Community Plagued By Vandals Breaking Car WindowsAre people being targeted by vandals in one suburban neighborhood or are they just innocent victims? That's the question Elgin police are trying to figure out after several cars were vandalized Monday – and it wasn’t the first time.
Veteran Elgin Cop Indicted For Allegedly Planting EvidenceA 10-year Elgin Police veteran, who quit the force last week, has been indicted for allegedly planting evidence at a crime scene.