Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Department (CPD) Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced today the expansion of CPD’s new predictive policing strategy to more parts of the south and west sides – making district intelligence the driver of Chicago’s crime fight by using new technology and tools to help police get ahead of crime and prevent violence from happening in the first place.
25 year old Michael Debrown, of Roselle, Illinois, was arrested and charged for being in possession of an explosive device, which was discovered inside a residence on the 3500 block of West Flournoy Ave. at approx. 1:15 a.m. on February 2, 2017.
03Feb17 Charges Gather,JesseGather was arrested after being positively identified as the offender who fatally struck a 35-year old woman with his vehicle as she crossed the street. The accident occurred in the 1300 block of South Kedzie on February 1, 2017 at approximately 6:27 p.m.
WHAT: The Chicago Police Department is conducting a graduation ceremony for the latest group of Police Recruits, a ceremony that will also include the promotion of Department Members who have successfully completed the Department’s training programs for Field Training Officer (FTO), Evidence Technician (ET), Lieutenant, and Exempt Member.
WHEN: THURSDAY, February 2, 2017 – 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Navy Pier Grand Ballroom – 840 East Grand Avenue – Chicago, Illinois
WHO: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, Chicago Police Command Staff.
Bureau of Detectives – Area Central
Business Alert – Robberies – 009 District (Deering)
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice to businesses in the 009th District (Deering) of robbery incidents which have occurred during the month of January. In these incidents, businesses, i.e. small retail stores/Subway sandwich shops are robbed.
The incidents are listed below:
3400 Block of South Halsted Street on February 1, 2017 at 10:13 AM.
3900 Block of South Archer Avenue on February 1, 2017 at 10:52 AM.
About the Offenders:
One unknown male black 5’10-6’02, 20-30 years of age, 160-180lbs., light to medium complexion, black hair (afro style), wearing black hooded sweatshirt, black jeans with a black design on the right rear pocket, red gloves/mittens with the fingertips cut off.
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 video surveillance equipment is present, please save a copy of the incident for investigating detectives
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 at (312) 747-8382
About This Crime
On Monday, January 30, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a white colored Toyota Corolla was traveling northbound on Central Park Avenue was struck by a silver colored Oldsmobile Silhouette minivan traveling eastbound on Garfield Square Drive at a high rate of speed.
About the Crime:
This alert gives notice of armed robberies that have occurred in the 14th District. During these incidents, the offenders, who were armed with a knife, exited a car and demanded property from victims at knifepoint.