Tag: Flossmoor Police Department

Some common ground, some conflicts remain between Justice for Madeline Miller protesters and Flossmoor village officials (free content)

Since the fatal police shooting of Madeline Miller on July 10, Flossmoor Board of Trustee meetings have been tense and confrontational. Protesters, using the social media hashtag #justiceformadelinemiller, have appeared to make demands for police accountability and changes in village policies, chanting to get attention and disrupt board business. Family[Read More…]

Flossmoor cancels National Night Out event

Provided News The Village of Flossmoor canceled its National Night Out event on Tuesday, Aug. 2. In an online message to residents, organizers said the event was canceled out of “concern among law enforcement.” “The village places a high priority on providing safe, family-friendly events that bring us together as[Read More…]

Police responding to vehicle crash find gunshot victim

Flossmoor police reported responding to a vehicle crash near Parker Junior High School around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, but upon arriving at the scene they discovered a juvenile gunshot victim. The individual, and two other juveniles, were taken to area hospitals. Police said the gunshot victim was in stable[Read More…]

4 people shot in Flossmoor early Sunday (free content)

Four people were wounded in a shooting early Sunday, Oct. 31, in the 3800 block of Ballantrae Way, according to Flossmoor police. When officers arrived on the scene shortly after midnight after receiving reports of gunshots, they found four wounded people and provided medical aid. Three of the victims were[Read More…]

Homewood, Flossmoor police chiefs stress training, policy changes, collaboration and transparency 

In the wake of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict, a number of local organizations issued statements reacting to the news by remembering George Floyd, examining the true meaning of justice and renewing a commitment to reform. The Homewood and Flossmoor police departments, in particular, stated their desire to be partners[Read More…]

FPD to host ‘Coffee with a Cop’ on June 27

Flossmoor residents will have a chance to sit down with local police officers and talk about community issues during a casual “Coffee with a Cop” session from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 27.  Officers will be on hand at the tented dining area in front of Dunnings Market,[Read More…]

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