Posts Tagged Overnight Shift


Questions raised about DuPage sheriff’s Promotions, Demotions

This does not surprise me in the least. I observed this firsthand and it is pathetic. Disciplinary actions appear lighter for deputies who contributed or helped Zaruba’s campaigns In 2006, Deputy Tim Connell did something unthinkable to many of his peers: He ran against his boss. The veteran detective was demoted to road deputy — he claimed it was retaliation — but he stayed in the race and took a required unpaid leave of absence. He lost and returned for his old patrol job only to discover DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba had other plans. A detective who had solved cases ranging from rape to murder, he was ordered …Read more […..]

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Bystanders rescue man from fiery wreck on South Side

A city water management worker on his way to an overnight shift late Sunday rescued a man whose pickup truck slammed into a metal bridge support beam and burst into flames in the Brighton Park neighborhood, police said. Just before 11 p.m., Daniel Green, 36, an emergency crew dispatcher for the Department of Water Management, was stopped at the eastbound traffic light on Pershing Road at Western Avenue when a northbound Ford F150 crashed into a support beam. Within a minute, the truck was engulfed in flames, said Green. “I didn’t really pay attention until he hit the pole,” said Green in the parking …Read more […..]

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Off-duty Chicago cop shot outside home was set to retire

Police Officer Michael Bailey was less than a month away from retirement when he ended an overnight shift guarding the mayor’s home early Sunday morning. This photo provided by the Chicago Police Department shows Officer Michael Bailey, who was off-duty when he was shot and killed early Sunday morning, July 18, 2010, on his way home from a shift. (AP Photo/Chicago Police Department The 62-year-old had recently developed a routine: He’d park outside his South Side home, lock his bulletproof vest in the trunk and wipe down the shiny black Buick Regal he’d bought just three weeks ago to celebrate the quieter life he …Read more […..]

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