Pritzker administration announces street intervention program grant opportunity

information provided by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority CHICAGO, Ill. (December 21, 2019) – Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) Acting Executive Director Jason Stamps today announced a funding opportunity to expand and enhance street intervention programs that interrupt and prevent cycles of violence that harm Illinois families and communities. About $1.9 million in … Read more

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

LPD responds to shots fired

information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (November 25, 2019) – On November 24, 2019, at approximately 7:20pm, the Lansing Police Department received multiple calls for shots fired in the parking lot of 2142 175th Street. As officers responded to the scene, the Lansing Police Department received a call from one of the … 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

Lansing Police respond to shooting at GoLo gas station

Call 708-895-7150 with tips and information Information provided by the Lansing Police Department On November 14, 2019, at approximately 9:35 a.m., the Lansing Police Department responded to the GoLo Gas Station located at 18595 Torrence Ave for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival, it was determined that the incident occurred in the parking lot … Read more

License plate recognition cameras planned for three Lansing intersections

Lansing Police to use cameras to track suspects more effectively, not monitor traffic violations by Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (October 26, 2019) – In the next few months, Lansing residents will see cameras being set up at three intersections throughout the village. These cameras will not document traffic violations but rather will be used to … 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