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Sun-Times: Two Dead After Large Fight in Melrose Park Thursday, July 2

Saturday, July 4, 2015 || Chicago Sun-Times || By Luke Wilusz

Two men died early Thursday after both were stabbed and one was shot during a fight in west suburban Melrose Park Wednesday night. 201 more words

Crime

Melrose Park Police Arrest Man Charged with Selling 1,900 Lbs. of Illegal Fireworks

Saturday, July 4, 2015 || Originally Published: Chicago Sun-Times || By Sun-Times Wire

A Chicago man was arrested and more than 1,900 pounds of fireworks were seized after authorities said he was selling them illegally. 129 more words

Crime

Maywood Police Announce Plans to Tamp Down on Illegal Fireworks, Drunk Driving; Catalytic Converter Theft Spike

Friday, July 3, 2015 || By Michael Romain 

At a July 1, Legal, License and Ordinance Committee (LLOC) meeting, Maywood Police Chief Vadimir Talley responded to a public comment from a citizen who wanted to know the village’s plans for cracking down on illegal fireworks in Maywood. 423 more words

Community Notebook

Michael Gillard on bent cops, the ‘Untouchables’, investigative journalism and The Guardian (2001) - Exposing the link to Stephen Lawrence and Daniel Morgan Murders.

CORRUPTION UNCOVERED has been forwarded this fascinating Report on police corruption written by Michael Gillard in 2001 detailing his experience when confronting police corruption. Mr Gillard, an award winning journalist, through much adversity has tenaciously investigated corruption within the Metropolitan Police.   8,503 more words

Corruption

Don't Let An Insecurity Ruin Your Weekend!

Samantha Hancock (Police, Crime Prevention Unit Manager, Nottinghamshire) writes: Did you know that insecurities account for one in three burglaries in Nottinghamshire?

Sadly that means a third were preventable and need not have caused the distress and trouble it did. 220 more words

Policing

Not With My Name - Protect Your Identity!

Samantha Hancock (Police, Crime Prevention Unit Manager, Nottinghamshire) writes: Identity crime – where criminals steal someone’s identity or create a false identity – is increasing, and it’s believed that one in four UK adults has fallen victim to this crime. 718 more words

Policing

“Death by Legal Intervention” by the Numbers

This is part of our ongoing series of blog posts about race, racism and law enforcement in communities of color.

By Suzanne Lea, PhD (Fellow, Interactivity Foundation, and Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County) 1,631 more words

Criminal And Juvenile Justice