Category: Policing

Maywood Approves New Police Contract

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Maywood village officials are counting a new police contract that they approved unanimously during a Dec. 6 regular board meeting as a significant achievement that could save the village money in the future.

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‘Chaotic’ Funeral Procession Leads to Arrest of Shooting Suspects

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @mawyoodnews 

Four people were arrested on Dec. 5 during a funeral procession headed west toward Hillside’s Oak Ridge Cemetery.

According to a Chicago Sun-Times Media wire report, at around 2 p.m., 911 dispatchers fielded a call of shots fired on “the Eisenhower Expressway in Forest Park as a funeral procession was traveling west. Moments later, police were dispatched to a call of shots fired at Harrison Street and Mannheim Road in Hillside.”

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Feds Seize Guns, Ammo from Melrose Park Home of Suspected Drug Dealer

Monday, December 4, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Federal law enforcement officials seized multiple guns and ammunition from the Melrose Park home of a suspected drug dealer, according to a Dec. 4 statement released by the Department of Justice.

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A Nov. 29 Aurora Carjacking Ends in Bellwood Arrest

Sunday, December 3, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Taytianna B. Jones | Kane County sheriff’s office

A woman and two juveniles were arrested in Bellwood on Nov. 29 by Bellwood Police Department officers in connection with a carjacking that happened earlier that day in Aurora, according to multiple media reports.

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Carjacking is Trending in Chicago, Suburbs

Friday, December 1, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured photo: Gabriel Law Team 

Carjackings are on the rise across Cook County, according to recent reports, prompting some local law enforcement officials to raise awareness on how motorists can protect themselves.

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Maywood Authorizes $38K Settlement for Lawsuit Alleging Police Abuse

Thursday, November 2, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During an Oct. 17 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees unanimously voted to authorize a payment of $38,000 to a man who filed a civil rights lawsuit against the village and two Maywood police officers last year.

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