Latest ‘Public Safety Updates’

Weekly Update from Your Alderman – June 11, 2019

Dear Neighbor: In the last two days there have been instances of shots fired in our community: On Sunday, June 9, around 9 pm, shots were fired on the 6000 block of N. Kenmore, damaging property and leaving no one injured. Monday morning, June 10, between 2 and 4am, police received reports of shots fired near Winona […]

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Public Safety Update: May 6, 2019

May 6, 2019Dear Neighbor: Last night an individual was shot in the leg on the 5900 block of Kenmore around 9:30pm. Two offenders fled the scene in a minivan, and the victim is recovering from injuries at St. Francis Hospital. The Chicago Police Department is investigating the incident and reviewing video footage from the area.  […]

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Public Safety Update: May 3, 2019

Earlier this week I sent an email regarding a shooting incident that occurred on the 5000 block of N. Winthrop. The victim cooperated with police and assisted the 20th District Police in identifying the offender. Police made an arrest on Wednesday and an individual is facing charges in relation to this incident. 

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Public Safety Update: April 29, 2019

April 29, 2019Dear Neighbor: Last night, following a verbal altercation between two women visiting our community from other parts of the city, a shooting occurred on the 5000 block of Winthrop Ave. The women involved are believed by police to know each other. One woman was shot in the leg and is expected to recover fully from […]

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Public Safety Update – March 8, 2017

Yesterday a bomb threat was phoned into Chicago Jewish Day School, 5959 N. Sheridan. The Chicago Police Department responded immediately and school administration evacuated the premises to ensure the safety of students and staff. CPD Canine officers assisted with the investigation, which rendered the area clear and safe. Students returned to the school later in the morning. I want […]

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Public Safety Update – January 25, 2017

Last night there was a shooting incident on the 5600 block of Magnolia. A man, 22 years old, was shot in the arm around 8:15 pm. The shooting was the culmination of a confrontation that is believed to have started outside of our area between the individuals involved. The offender followed the victim in his car and shot […]

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Public Safety Update – December 9, 2016

2016 has seen an increase in violent crimes throughout the city. Locally, we have worked with neighbors and the Chicago Police Department to reduce violence in our community and increase safety. These partnerships have yielded many successful operations and several narcotics takedowns. The most recent was an operation conducted by the Chicago Police Department’s Bureau of Organized […]

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November 21, 2016 – Argyle and Thorndale Area Operations

In the last few weeks we have seen a number of incidents involving gun violence, gangs and narcotics in the area south of Lawrence and around Thorndale. The Chicago Police Department’s Bureau of Organized Crime, Narcotics Division, along with 20th District Tactical Officers, recently conducted a Narcotics Takedown Mission in the 20th District. This mission […]

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November 7, 2016 – Sheridan and Thorndale shooting

On Saturday, November 5, around 2 pm, there was a shooting incident at Sheridan and Thorndale. A vehicle traveling southbound on Sheridan was shot at by an individual on the sidewalk. A passenger ran from the vehicle down the alley west of Sheridan, where additional shots were fired. One person was taken to St. Francis Hospital for treatment. A gun was […]

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August 19, 2016 – Bryn Mawr Robbery Sentencing

Paolo Brown, the first of three defendants, was sentenced in January to 31 years for his part in the robbery.  Thank you to the advocates who went to court that day to send a message that this crime is being followed by the community. The second and third defendants, Paris Starwalt and Felice Desilva, are expected […]

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