Police Reports: July 5, 2015

Homewood Police Department Deputy Chiefs Denise McGrath and Bill Alcott were among 30 south suburban police chiefs and social service advocates joining U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) at a Summit on Public Safety and Violence Prevention.

The program convened by the congresswoman on Monday, July 20, gave her a chance to discuss strategies to prevent and counteract violence in suburban communities. She listened to the concerns of law enforcement officials and learned what community-based solutions were successfully counteracting violence.

“The police chiefs informed me that suburban communities . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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