Flossmoor Police Department

Flossmoor crime rate decreases as 2015 thefts go down

Flossmoor’s crime rate in 2015 declined for the third straight year. Police Chief Michael Pulec said Thursday that the overall number of so-called Part 1 crimes – which include murder, criminal sexual assault, robbery, aggravated battery, burglary, theft, auto theft and arson — dropped from 123 in 2014 to 106 in 2015.

Flossmoor police sergeant completes Northwestern Staff and Command program

During a recent executive management course, Sgt. Keith Taylor, of the Flossmoor Police Department, examined the implementation of body cameras in law enforcement. Taylor wrote a research paper on body cameras as part of his class work in Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC). 

Two dead following Sunday night car crash in Flossmoor

(Provided photo from Flossmoor Police Department)

Two persons were killed Sunday night following a violent two-car crash in Flossmoor.

Stolen watch in Flossmoor leads to Christmas burglary arrest

Darien Hardmon, 20, of the 7200 block of Langley Avenue, was charged with residential burglary, a felony, after a Michael Kors watch in his possession was reported stolen from a house in the 2300 block of Flossmoor Road, according to Flossmoor police.

Two burglaries reported Monday in Flossmoor

It probably wasn’t the Grinch, but it might as well have been. Flossmoor police said two residential burglaries were reported in the village Monday. Both are believed to have taken place between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Flossmoor Citizen Police Academy offering session in early 2016

Enrollment is underway for the Flossmoor Citizen Policy Academy’s next session. The 12-week program is designed to give local residents a working knowledge of how the police department operates. During the program, participants will have a chance to ride along with officers on patrol, use the department’s firing range and role-play situations that law enforcement personnel routinely encounter.

Woman rescued from last weekend’s Flossmoor fire dies

Six days after fire swept through a house on Hagen Lane in Flossmoor, the woman who was rescued from the blaze has died.

Josephine R. Tropp was pronounced dead at 8:30 a.m. Friday at Franciscan St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights, the Cook County Medical Examiner's office said. An autopsy by the office was planned for Saturday. Pending an autopsy, the cause of death is not known. Flossmoor Deputy Fire Chief Tod Kamleiter said Friday it is likely to be related to smoke inhalation.

Daughter set Flossmoor fire following dispute over cigarettes, cell phone: police

A Flossmoor woman has been charged with aggravated arson and attempted first degree murder following Saturday’s fire at her home in the 2000 block of Hagen Lane.

Two youths face felony charges following BB gun incident after H-F game

Two juveniles were charged with disorderly conduct and unlawful possession of a firearm, both felonies, following an incident at the end of last Friday’s Homewood-Flossmoor High School football game involving a BB gun and an alleged threat made to a group of students.

Mother charged with battery after fight linked to social media dispute

A Hazel Crest woman this week was charged with aggravated battery, a felony, following a fight that appeared to be linked to a dispute over social media between her daughter and another girl, Flossmoor police said.


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