Police Officer Injured, Two Residents Rescued In South Side Fire
Police Officer Injured Breaking Up Fight In ElginAbout 7:50 a.m., officers responding to the 1500 block of Larkin Avenue attempted to separate several individuals who were fighting, according to a statement from the Elgin Police Department. During the incident, an officer was injured and was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Evanston Police Officer Caught Sleeping In Squad CarCommunity activist Carolyn Murray said a concerned citizen took pictures of the officer sleeping in the driver’s seat of a police car, while parked outside the movie theater in downtown Evanston late Saturday night.
Oak Brook Police Officer Hurt In Crash On Way To EmergencyThe Oak Brook officer was southbound on Meyers Road in a squad car on the way to a medical emergency with lights and sirens activated about 7:15 p.m., according to Oak Brook police. A car heading east on 31st Street entered the intersection at Meyers and struck the squad car on the passenger side.
Police Officer Helps Keep Chicago Public Transportation System SafeThe U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the employment job outlook to grow by 5 percent from 2012 to 2022. Job interest will continue to grow, but jobs may be competitive depending upon the location.
Park Ridge Officer On Desk Duty After Inconsistencies Reported In Serious CrashA Park Ridge officer has been placed on desk duty after inconsistencies were found in his report regarding a two-vehicle crash that left four people injured Wednesday.
Elburn Police Officer Charged With Sexual Assault Of Child Under 13A west suburban police officer has been charged with sexually assaulting a child for more than 10 years, officials announced Tuesday.
Harvey Cop Shot In Standoff Last Year Back At WorkHarvey Police Lt. Darnell Keel said he was surprised by colleagues lining a hallway and applauding and shaking his hand as he returned to police headquarters on Tuesday.
Park Forest Cop Acquitted In 2013 Death Of 95-Year-Old ManA Cook County judge has acquitted a Park Forest police officer of reckless conduct charges in the death of an elderly man who became combative with paramedics at a nursing home a year and a half ago.
Police: Drunk Driver Blew Five Red Lights In Front Of CopA Berwyn man is charged with DUI after he allegedly drove past a marked police car and through five consecutive red lights early Tuesday in west suburban Riverside.
Plainfield Man Charged With Impersonating Police OfficerRoss D. Ferraro Jr., 45, was arrested Thursday after State Police saw him driving a vehicle equipped to look like a police car, and pulled him over, authorities said in a statement.
Lesbian Police Officer Sues Markham For DiscriminationOfficer Brittney Jackson's complaint has alleged the harassment began when she joined the force in May 2010, and continued despite numerous complaints. She alleged one officer asked her why she didn't "give the men on the force a chance," and claimed another told her, "You need to stop this 'I'm gay' mess."