Category Archives: Crime

Outdoor police roll call planned for Laramie-Berteau following gunshots last month

by BRIAN NADIG The 16th (Jefferson Park) Police District will hold an outdoor roll call at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at the intersection of Laramie and Berteau avenues in response to

Number of police officers in 16th District to increase

by BRIAN NADIG The Chicago Police Department has agreed to take measures to increase the number of police officers in the 16th (Jefferson Park) Police District from about 210 to 230, which

Citizens recognized for aiding officers in car theft incidents

by BRIAN NADIG The 16th (Jefferson Park) Police District Advisory Committee at its Nov. 16 meeting presented recognition awards to three citizens who assisted officers in two car theft-related incidents. District commander

Aldermen Sposato and Napolitano report 16th District to get more police officers

by BRIAN NADIG The Chicago Police Department has agreed to take measures to increase the number of police officers in the 16th (Jefferson Park) Police District from about 210 to 230, which

Teens robbed at gunpoint in Edgebrook park

Five male teenagers reported that a man and a woman attacked and robbed them at gunpoint at about 9:35 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at Green Park, 6500 N. Algonquin Ave., according to

Woman honored for aid in domestic incident

by BRIAN NADIG The 16th (Jefferson Park) Police District recently presented a citizen’s appreciation award to a 35-year-old woman who helped a woman who was being choked and dragged out of her