Category: Policing

Chicago Police Chase Suspects Into Maywood, Car Crashes Into Home

Sunday, October 14, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A car crashed into a home near the corner of 12th Ave. and Washington Blvd. |Damon Harvey 

A police chase that started in Chicago ended in Maywood on Saturday night, according to Maywood Police Commander Elijah Willis.

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Boykin’s Rowdy Funeral Task Force Gears Up As Violence Erupts In Suburbs

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 || By Tim Inklebarger/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A brawl that broke out during a funeral procession near the corner of Jackson Boulevard and Wisconsin Avenue in Oak Park on Sept. 8. | YouTube 

On a Saturday afternoon in early September, Oak Park resident Michael O’Malley was in the back of his home in the 800 block of Wisconsin Avenue, when he heard arguing coming from the street outside.

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Maywood Officer Promoted To Sergeant

Sunday, September 23, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood Police Officer Ramon Ochoa, left, gets sworn in as sergeant during a Sept. 18 meeting. | Screenshot 

Just after acknowledging Hispanic Heritage Month during a Sept. 18 regular board meeting, Maywood Police Chief Valdimir Talley announced the promotion of a Hispanic police officer in Maywood to the position of sergeant.

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