DeKalb, Illinois police department news
The DeKalb Citizen Police Review Board has decided to limit the involvement of police officers while the panel meets in closed session during its public meetings moving forward. New recommendations were made its most recent board meeting.
Traffic alert: A portion of Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb and Baseline Road in Kingston are closed temporarily Friday night as police respond to what authorities said were traffic crashes in the area. Stay tuned for updates:
A judge sentenced a DeKalb man Friday to 25 years in federal prison for sexually exploiting children, including by using social media platform Snapchat.
The Chair of the DeKalb Citizen Police Review Board wants to open up discussion on whether to remove police officers from the panel’s closed-session meetings.
A Chicago man has been charged after a slew of reported incidents where police alleged he repeatedly harassed a DeKalb woman and her children and threatened to blow up Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital, court records show.
One person was injured in an early morning shooting Monday near Lord Stanley’s bar in downtown DeKalb, said DeKalb Police Chief David Byrd.
DeKalb police responded to a shooting overnight on the city's north side Saturday, and an investigation remains ongoing as of Sunday, said DeKalb Police Chief David Byrd.
The DeKalb man and suburban Chicago police officer accused of driving drunk while off duty, causing a crash that killed a DeKalb woman in November, wants his truck back from police evidence custody, court records show. A judge hasn't yet ruled on his request.
Officials are still trying to determine the culprit behind damage to utilities found at a DeKalb intersection early Friday morning, said DeKalb Police Chief David Byrd.
A south suburban Chicago police officer from DeKalb pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to allegations that he drove drunk and crashed his car while off duty last month, killing a 59-year-old woman one block from her home.
A DeKalb man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to allegations that he sexually assaulted a child multiple times over the course of five years, according to DeKalb County court records.
DeKalb County area law enforcement agencies are ramping up patrols this holiday season to crack down on impaired driving and keep the roads safe, authorities said.
A former DeKalb middle school student teacher accused of sexually abusing a student was back in court this week and is expected to undergo a sex offender evaluation.
DeKalb police and firefighters hit the hardwood Monday to snag a victory over faculty from DeKalb School District 428 schools in a friendly game of basketball Monday.
DeKalb police and firefighters hit the hardwood Monday snagging a victory over faculty from DeKalb School District 428 schools in a friendly game of basketball. The annual charity event brought the community together to collect toy donations for children and families in need.