Tag: Forest Park Police

‘Rowdy Funeral’ Task Force Comes To An End

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Law enforcement personnel and funeral home directors during a meeting of the Cook County Funeral Cemetery Violence Task Force in 2018. | File

On June 21, a passenger in a funeral procession reportedly jumped out of his car, landed on a neighboring vehicle hood and started dancing. On June 3, a Chicago man brought a gun for protection to a funeral party in Forest Home Cemetery. In early May, police ticketed nine cars traveling as part of a funeral procession down Roosevelt Road, with passengers hanging out of windows, vehicles swerved into oncoming lanes and created “general disorder” on the roads.  

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Multiple Proviso Township Police Dept.’s Named In Excessive Force Lawsuit

Monday, April 15, 2019 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews

A Maywood man has filed a federal complaint against several villages and police officers — including Broadview and Maywood — alleging that police used excessive force to maliciously arrest and charge him about two years ago.

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Indiana Man’s Death On Nov. 13 At Harlem And Madison Ruled Suicide

Friday, November 16, 2018 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

An Indiana man found dead of a gunshot wound inside a car on Nov. 13 in nearby Forest Park inflicted the wound himself, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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