Category: Crime

Police patrols increase near Indian Road

Police patrols increase near Indian Road

by BRIAN NADIG The announcement of a new task force to combat carjackings in the city and the introduction of new 17th (Albany Park) Police District commander Susan Moss were the highlights of a...

Grandmother robbed at gunpoint while waiting for grandkids outside local school

Grandmother robbed at gunpoint while waiting for grandkids outside local school

A 72-year-old grandmother reported that she was robbed at gunpoint while she was in her car waiting to pick up her grandchildren at about 2:05 pm Thursday, Jan. 18, outside of Saint John’s Lutheran...

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

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 reports last...

Citizens recognized for aiding officers in car theft incidents

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 William Looney...

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

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 was the...