U.S. Justice Department Withholding Grant Money, Hurting Police DepartmentsA suburban police chief said the US Justice Department has been withholding grant money from local police departments over undocumented immigrants.
Police Chief Receives Complaints After Officers Saved Man From OverdosingThe police chief in Riverside said he received angry calls after his officers revived a man who probably would have died of a heroin overdose over the weekend.
At Issue: Crime Fighting And FundingRiverside Police Chief, Tom Weitzel, said some of the policies State’s Attorney Kim Foxx is putting in place is helping to dismantle the criminal justice system, not reform it.
Boy, 9, Shoots Sister, 11, With BB GunRiverside police and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services were investigating an incident in which a boy shot his sister with a BB gun.
Suburban Police To Crack Down On Drunk Driving Through TwitterGet caught driving drunk in Riverside, and your name and offense will end up in the Twitterverse.
Cops Arrest 2 Men Accused Of More Than 40 Robberies Since AprilPolice in west suburban Riverside say they arrested two men over the weekend they believe are responsible for more than 40 burglaries since April.
Suburban Police Chief Criticizes Medical Marijuana PlanOne suburban police chief thinks law enforcement agencies across the state need to be better prepared if and when medical marijuana becomes legal in Illinois.
Suburban Police Chief Finds Unique Way To Bolster School SecurityA west suburban police chief thinks he's found a way to beef up security around his village's schools without putting police in every building.
Circuit Court Clerk's Staffer Reassigned Amid Gang AllegationsA man who says he was a gang member at age 13 has been reassigned from a court job at age 46, after the Chicago Crime Commission identified him as a current gang leader.
West Suburban Police: Gangs Are Being Pushed Into Our TownsWest suburban police are complaining about what they call the toothpaste effect – gang members being squeezed out of Chicago and into their communities.