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Flossmoor police say more information on officer-involved shooting coming soon

The Flossmoor Police Department posted an update about the investigation into an officer-involved fatal shooting Sunday.

A 64-year-old resident, Madeline Miller, was killed in the encounter.

“We have been advised by the Illinois State Police Public Integrity Task Force that investigators are nearing the conclusion of the preliminary investigative work regarding the July 10, officer-involved shooting,” Police Chief Tod Kamleiter said in the statement. “We anticipate that we will be able to issue additional information, including a detailed report of the event, as soon as possible.”

Kamleiter said as much information has been released about the incident as is possible at this time.

“For clarification on the investigative process, in the event of an officer-involved shooting it is protocol to have the Illinois State Police Public Integrity Task Force conduct an independent investigation of the scene and the officer’s use of force. Additional information will be released at the direction of the Illinois State Police during the course of their investigation,” he said.

More information on the village’s policies on use of force and officer-involved shootings is available at the department’s website.

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