Category Archives: Crime

It’s Time To Streamline Illinois Government


Last year legislators from both sides of the aisle came together to approve a β€œsmart streamlining” bill (Senate Bill 3) that would enable all 102 Illinois counties to begin merging or eliminating overlapping, and arguably, unnecessary units of government, including … Continue reading

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Appearance Speaks Volumes For Schiller Park


 The Village needs to understand and implement “curb appeal” throughout the Village, especially at it’s gateways.  Would a respectable resident repair his auto on their front lawn and then leave the parts laying around for a week on the front … Continue reading

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Schiller Park Has Lost It’s Moral Compass


The local election in Schiller Park has become a proverbial “witches cauldron”. Clearly, the community has lost its moral compass, as the political discussion in Schiller Park has reached an abysmal low.    We have seen people banned off of … Continue reading

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Schiller Park Voters Need Answers Before Election Day


  When will the candidates for the elective offices for the Village of Schiller Park focus on the voter issues? We as voters would like to hear the candidates positions on many issues confronting Schiller Park today.  We need to … Continue reading

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Gang Member Apprehended in Schiller Park Wanted For Melrose Park Murder


A father and son have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy Sunday afternoon in west suburban Melrose Park, according to police. Reinaldo Collazo Jr., 22, faces one count of first-degree murder; and his father, … Continue reading

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St. Valentine’s Day Massacre


In 1929 the St. Valentine’s Day massacre shocked the nation and the world when Seven people were killed in Chicago. In 2016 Seven people killed shocked the city because it was a slow weekend.

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So What Does An Enhanced ATF Presence in Chicago Mean for Schiller Park and the West Cook Suburbs ?


  About 20 additional agents from the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives are headed to Chicago………David Coulson, a spokesman for the Chicago field office of the ATF, said “We are always seeking to enhance the enforcement efforts … Continue reading

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Does Anyone Know What Are Schiller Park Police Department’s Crime Prevention Strategies ?


What are Schiller Park’s Police Department crime prevention strategies ? Community crime prevention programs or strategies target changes in community infrastructure, culture, or the physical environment in order to reduce crime. The diversity of approaches include neighborhood watch, community policing, … Continue reading

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Let’s Keep Schiller Park Residents Better Informed Regarding CrimeΒ 


It appears that we as residents are not receiving information from the Schiller Park police department about crime in our neighborhoods. I was advised by friends and neighbors of at least two break ins in the Frogtown area as well … Continue reading

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