Tag: Chicago Police Department

County And State Law Enforcement Track Thousands In Flawed Gang Databases

Friday, July 20, 2018 || By Mick Dumke/ProPublica || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Community members clean up a park in Maywood that had been tagged with gang signs in 2014. | File 

Over the last 25 years, Illinois State Police have built a database of more than 90,000 people they deem to be gang members — but won’t say what gangs they’re in or where they live.

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Maywood Carjacking Ends In Arrests On Chicago’s Near West Side

Thursday, March 29, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

According to a recent Chicago Tribune article, four people were taken into custody on the evening of March 28 after crashing a vehicle on Chicago’s Near West Side, the Illinois State Police reported.

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Maywood Man’s Nov. 19 Death Ruled Homicide

Monday, November 20, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews || Updated: 11/21/17

The death of a Maywood man, who according to initial reports had accidentally shot himself, was later ruled a homicide, according to autopsy reports released by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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