Latest ‘Public Safety Updates’

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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April 26, 2016 – Police Department Takedown

Reprinted from Newsletter dated: April 29, 2016 Dear Neighbor: On Monday April 26, we announced that the Chicago Police Department had successfully completed a takedown mission that resulted in the arrests of 16 individuals who were involved in narcotics sales in the Argyle Street area. A number of those arrested were gang members who have […]

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