Category: Policing

Maywood Police Arrest 1 In April 26 Raid

Thursday, April 26, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Drugs, a gun and cash seized during an April 26 raid by the Maywood Tactical Unit. | Courtesy Maywood Police Department 

Maywood police executed a search warrant on April 26 that resulted in one arrest and the seizure of a gun, drugs and cash.

Continue reading “Maywood Police Arrest 1 In April 26 Raid”

Maywood Approves New Police Sergeants’ Contract

Friday, April 20, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

The Maywood Board of Trustees recently approved a new collective bargaining agreement between the village and the Metropolitan Alliance of Police Sergeants, Chapter 486.

Continue reading “Maywood Approves New Police Sergeants’ Contract”

Maywood Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Sold Drugs Near School

Saturday, April 21, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Drugs and cashed seized by law enforcement officials on April 20 in Maywood. | Courtesy Maywood Police Department 

Maywood police have arrested a man who was caught allegedly selling drugs near a school in the village.

Continue reading “Maywood Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Sold Drugs Near School”

Former Maywood Commander Tapped To Lead Chicago Police Oversight Body

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Sydney Roberts, a former Maywood police commander and director of the Illinois Secretary of State Police, has been selected to lead COPA. | Sydney Roberts/LinkedIn

A former commander with the Maywood Police Department has been selected to lead the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, the city’s new police oversight agency.

Continue reading “Former Maywood Commander Tapped To Lead Chicago Police Oversight Body”

Maywood Settles $60K For Excessive Force Lawsuit

Thursday, March 8, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During a regular meeting on March 6, the Maywood Board of Trustees voted unanimously to authorize a $60,000 settlement in relation to a lawsuit filed in 2015 alleging unlawful seizure and excessive force by Maywood police officers.

Continue reading “Maywood Settles $60K For Excessive Force Lawsuit”

Red Light Camera Citations Up 70 Percent In Maywood

Sunday, February 4, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Red light camera citations in Maywood increased around 70 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to data released by the Maywood Police Department last month.

Last year, police issued more citations than at any point since at least 2013, data shows, even though the village decreased the number of cameras from nine to five two years ago.

Continue reading “Red Light Camera Citations Up 70 Percent In Maywood”

Broadview Honors Hero Who Saved Woman’s Life, Swears In Police Lt., Sgt.

Monday, January 22, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Chris Psenicka, a Broadview Fire Explorer, was honored for saving a woman’s life during a Jan. 16 board meeting. | Photo submitted 

Chris Psenicka was driving home from school two months ago one when he saw a woman lying helpless on the sidewalk.

Continue reading “Broadview Honors Hero Who Saved Woman’s Life, Swears In Police Lt., Sgt.”