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Month: November 2016
18 Nov 2016

POLICE SUPERINTENDENT JOHNSON ANNOUNCES

LEADERSHIP TEAM CHANGES

New Command staff supports Chicago Police Department’s commitment to reduce

violence, strengthen citywide operations and build public trust

CHICAGO – Chicago Police Department (CPD) Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced today

changes to his leadership team who will be responsible for crime control, emergency response

and training functions. The appointment of these leaders will support his pledge to rebuild trust

between the Department and the community, while holding criminals accountable to make a safer

Chicago.

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17 Nov 2016

On November 17, 2016 at approximately 8:00 a.m., a 16-year-old female was parking her vehicle in the 7500 block of West Everell to attend classes nearby. An unknown subject pulled up in an SUV and told the victim to come to his car. The victim refused and re-entered her vehicle and locked the doors. The unknown subject then fled E/B on Everell towards Harlem.

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17 Nov 2016

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central

Community Alert

Robberies

002nd District (Wentworth)

About the Crime:

This alert gives notice to citizens in the 002nd District (Wentworth) of robbery related

incidents which have occurred during the month of November. In these incidents,

two to three offenders exited a vehicle (described as either a white van or a gray

SUV, possibly a Jeep), surrounded the victims and forcibly removed property, before

fleeing area. Incident times and locations are listed below:

5300 Block of S. Ingleside Ave. on November 16, 2016 @ approximately 7:05

P.M.

5400 Block of S. Drexel Ave. on November 16, 2016 @ approximately 7:05

P.M.

About the Offenders:

Offender(s) is described as:

2-3 Male, black, 16-30 years of age. One offender is described as being 6’05”-6’06”,

170-180 lbs. with a medium brown complexion.

What you can do:

Always be aware of your surroundings

Report suspicious activity immediately

If you are confronted by an assailant remain calm

Remember any unique physical characteristics (scars, limp, acne, teeth,

etc…)

Never pursue a fleeing assailant, provide the information to the police

If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information

Dial 9-1-1 immediately and remain on scene when possible

If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area Central

(312) 747-8382

HZ518065, HZ518098

Reference: P16-1-257

Alert #P16-1-257CA

November 17, 2016

Chicago Police Department
Office of News Affairs
(312) 745-6110
Fax (312) 745-6999
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17 Nov 2016

 

Bureau of Detectives – Area Central

Community Alert

Burglary

008th District (Chicago Lawn)

About the Crime:

This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 008

th District (Chicago Lawn) of

burglary incidents which have occurred during the month of

November. In these

incidents, offender(s) gained entry into the residence through a rear door/ window

and removed property from therein. These incidents occurred in the geographical

locations listed below:

Incident times and locations:

5100 Block of S. Keeler on 04 November 2016 at approximately 10:15 A.M.

5200 Block of S. Kostner on 05 November 2016 at approximately 09:20 A.M.

4800 Block of S. Kolin on 05 November 2016 at approximately 10:20 P.M.

5100 Block of S. Tripp on 09 November 2016 at approximately 09:30 P.M.

5000 Block of S. Keeler on 10 November 2016 at approximately 06:50 A.M.

4900 Block of S. Knox on 11 November 2016 at approximately 2:30 P.M.

4800 Block of S. Kostner on 13 November 2016 at approximately 11:15 P.M.

What you can do:

Keep the perimeter of your property well lit

Report suspicious activity immediately

Keep doors and windows secured

Immediately repair any broken windows, doors or locks

If video surveillance is available, save and make a copy of the incident for

investigating detectives.

Make an agreement with your neighbors to watch each other’s homes for suspicious

activity.

If you are a victim do not touch anything, call police immediately

If approached by a witness to the incident, request contact information

If you have any information Contact the Bureau of Detectives – Area Central

(312) 747-8382

HZ501998 & HZ503297, HZ504318, HZ509435, HZ509658, HZ511482 & HZ514364

(Reference: PATTERN # P16-1-256)

Alert P16-1-256CA

November 17, 2016

Chicago Police Department

Office of News Affairs

(312) 745-6110

Fax (312) 745-6999

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17 Nov 2016

NEWS RELEASE

Chicago Police Department

Eddie T. Johnson Anthony Guglielmi

Superintendent Director

312-745-6110 · 3510 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60653 · Fax 312-745-6999

For Immediate Release Contact: Office of News Affairs

November 17, 2016 312-745-6110

DUI SATURATION PATROL– Shakespeare (014th) DISTRICT

The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the

Shakespeare (014th) District this weekend. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at 6:00

p.m. on Saturday, November 19, 2016 and end at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 20, 2016.

The purpose of this program is to saturate a pre-designated area with roving police officers

that continually monitor vehicular traffic for signs of impaired driving. Patrols also place

emphasis on speed, alcohol-related and safety belt violations. Police vehicles equipped for

speed detection are deployed to apprehend speeding violators.

In addition, the Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) Mobile Unit may also be deployed to allow

officers to expedite the process of charging a person with Driving under the Influence (DUI)

prior to transporting an alleged into the nearest lockup for bonding. The mobile unit also allows

for Individual Recognizance Bonds (I-Bonds) to be issued at the site of the DUI Strike Force

Patrol.

# # #

Chicago Police Department
Office of News Affairs
(312) 745-6110
Fax (312) 745-6999
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17 Nov 2016

 

NEWS RELEASE

Chicago Police Department

Eddie T. Johnson Anthony Guglielmi

Superintendent Director

312-745-6110 · 3510 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60653 · Fax 312-745-6999

For Immediate Release Contact: Office of News Affairs

November 17, 2016 312-745-6110

DUI SATURATION PATROL – NEAR WEST (012th) DISTRICT

The Chicago Police Department will be conducting a DUI Strike Force Patrol in the Near West

(012th) District on Friday November 18, 2016. The DUI Strike Force Patrol will commence at

6:00 p.m. on Friday November 18, 2016 and end at 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 19,

2016.

The purpose of this program is to saturate a pre-designated area with roving police officers

that continually monitor vehicular traffic for signs of impaired driving. Patrols also place

emphasis on speed, alcohol-related and safety belt violations. Police vehicles equipped for

speed detection are deployed to apprehend speeding violators.

In addition, the Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) Mobile Unit may also be deployed to allow

officers to expedite the process of charging a person with Driving under the Influence (DUI)

prior to transporting an alleged into the nearest lockup for bonding. The mobile unit also allows

for Individual Recognizance Bonds (I-Bonds) to be issued at the site of the DUI Strike Force

Patrol.

The DUI Strike Force Patrol conducted in the Gresham (006th) District on November 11-12,

2016, resulted in the following:

Driving Under the Influence 2

Driver’s License Violations 7

Unsafe Vehicle Violations 12

Insurance Violations 9

Safety Belt Violations 6

Traffic Violations (Other) 25

Total Citations 61

Other Arrests 1

Possession of a controlled substance

Vehicles Towed 4

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Chicago Police Department
Office of News Affairs
(312) 745-6110
Fax (312) 745-6999
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15 Nov 2016

This alert gives notice to citizens residing in the 002nd District (Wentworth) of robbery related incidents which have occurred during the month of November.  In these incidents, the offender approached the victim on the street or sidewalk, then demanded and took property from the victims, prior to fleeing the area.  In one instance, the offender threatened to shoot the victim, but did not display a gun.

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15 Nov 2016

This alert gives notice to the residents of the 16th District (Jefferson Park) of several garage burglaries that occurred during the month of November. In these incidents, unknown offender(s) gained entry by forcibly kicking or prying open the overhead or side doors. Offender(s) also entered through unlocked doors. Offender(s) removed lawn care equipment, bicycles, and computer I-Pads.

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14 Nov 2016

On November 13, 2016 at 4:11 p.m. a vehicle was turning southbound on Central Ave. from Giddings St. in the 016th District when it struck two pedestrians in the crosswalk. A 2-year-old male sustained severe injuries and was pronounced on scene. A 39-year-old female sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was treated at Lutheran General Hospital. Chicago Police Detectives are seeking any and all information about this incident.

If you, or anyone you know, may have any information about this incident, please call the Major Accident Investigation Unit at (312) 745-4521.

 Reference: RD#HZ-514007

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