LPD determines recent shooting ‘does not appear to be a random event’

Residents with tips or information urged to call 708-895-7150 information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (November 26, 2019) – On November 24, 2019, at approximately 7:20 p.m., the Lansing Police Department received several calls for shots fired in the parking lot of 2142 175th street. As officers responded to 2142 175th street, … Read more

Reps. Kelly and Sensenbrenner introduce technology bill to assist law enforcement

information provided by the Office of Congresswoman Robin Kelly Washington, DC (November 22, 2019) – This week Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) and Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) introduced the Gunfire Detection and Location Technology Act. The legislation would direct the US Attorney General to provide grants to states and localities for gunfire detection and location technology. … Read more

Trustee Zeldenrust asks Board to consider effects of gambling on community

Urges fellow Trustees to review “facts and figures” before signing letter of support by Josh Bootsma and Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 5, 2019) – “CALUMET CITY REQUEST OF SUPPORT FOR GAMING LICENSE” was on the agenda for the October 1 Committee of the Whole meeting. As Village Administrator Dan Podgorski explained, Calumet City is … Read more

Gov. Pritzker expands voting rights, rehabilitation in Illinois’ criminal justice system

information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (August 26, 2019) — Making critical reforms to improve the lives of justice-involved Illinoisans, Governor JB Pritzker signed a package of legislation last week expanding voting rights, civic engagement, and educational and rehabilitation programming in Illinois’ criminal justice system. Governor JB Pritzker said, “Illinois will … Read more

Shooter identified and apprehended

Meetup Spot

Public reminded to take precautions when conducting internet business information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (July 30, 2019) – On July 23, 2019, at approximately 6:07pm, the Lansing Police Department responded to the area of 17355 Torrence Avenue (the former Kmart building) for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located … Read more