Category: Officer of the Month

Martin Howard

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June 2012 Martin Howard was vacationing with his family in Orlando Florida he stopped for a moment to seek directions from an orange county sheriff s deputy while obtaining directions the deputy s partner was intentionally run down while attempting to stop a speeding car while the sheriff s...

James Schodlter

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May 2012 This incident occurred on a Saturday morning, February 15, 1992 at approximately 8:57am. I monitored a call from dispatch to one of the beat cars, regarding a hold-up alarm at the currency exchange store on the 5900 block of North Clark Street. Escaping emptyhanded, the gunmen ran...

P.O. Vincent Jamison

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April 2012 In September 2008, Officer Jamison traveled to Utah to attend a law enforcement training conference. On Saturday, September 13, prior to leaving for the airport to return to Chicago, Officer Jamison stopped for breakfast. What began as a quiet travel day soon took a turn that no...

P.O. Geoffrey L. Woitel

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March 2012 On June 12, 2006, Chicago Police Officers John Lally and Geoffrey Woitel responded to a “man with a gun” call. Once on the scene, both officers heard a woman screaming from inside a first floor apartment. As the officers attempted to gain entry to the apartment, they...

P.O. Jenelyn Figueroa and P.O. Grace Nowak

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January 2012 On 05 June 2011, Officers Jenelyn Figueroa and Grace Nowak responded to a Burglary in Progress call at 2050 W. Monroe.  Upon arrival the Officers observed a male/black dragging a female by the hair in the gangway.  Officers Figueroa and Nowak announced their office and the offender...
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