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Police Reports: Thief steals bike, leaves behind other bike at Wilmette residence

by Staff Report News, Police-Fire

A resident in the 200 block of Greenleaf Avenue reported that between 3 p.m. Aug. 11 and 6:45 a.m. Aug. 12 an unknown offender(s) entered his detached garage through an unlocked service door and stole a black Raleigh bicycle. The thief...

Wilmette police officer, ministry dog provide support for those in need

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News, Police-Fire, Community

Wilmette Police Department patrol officer John Falk has joined the growing ranks of roughly 30 current or retired law enforcement officers around the country who have become certified as a Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Police Ministry handler....

Cook County Sheriff: New law will help deter sexual misconduct in jail

by Submitted Content News, Police-Fire

Legislation pushed by Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart to help stop sexual misconduct by detainees against those working in the jail was signed by Gov. JB Pritzker Friday, Aug. 16.

Under the new law, if a defendant is found guilty of...