Illinois police officer shot and killed; hunt on for 3 suspects

Discussion in 'General' started by af1nike, Sep 1, 2015.

  1. af1nike

    af1nike

    1,465
    411
    Joined
    Jul 17, 2006
    (CNN)An Illinois police officer was shot and killed in Lake County on Tuesday, authorities said, and search is on for three suspects.

    Law enforcement on foot and in helicopters are combing the area, said Lake County Sheriff's Sgt. Christopher Covelli.

    The shooting happened about 10 minutes before 8 a.m. local time, according to the sergeant. The slain officer worked for Fox Lake Police, a community of about 60,000 people within Lake County.

    The officer radioed that he was "out with three suspects," according to Cavelli.

    The officer described them as two white men and one black man, he told CNN. Radio communication dropped off and backup officers were sent. They found the officer with a gunshot wound.

    Canine units have also been dispatched, and residents have been asked to remain inside their homes and businesses, he said. Some schools have been placed on lockdown, he said.

    "We asked residents to report any suspicious activity they happen to see, whether they think it's something minor or major and to keep an eye out for these three individuals," Covelli said.


    http://www.cnn.com/2015/09/01/us/illinois-police-officer-shot/index.html
     
  2. mr marcus

    mr marcus Banned

    27,165
    5,526
    Joined
    May 4, 2010
    damn that's like 3-4 the past few weeks....don't know the average of them getting killed so maybe this is the norm 
     
  3. sea manup

    sea manup

    35,588
    11,237
    Joined
    Nov 14, 2012
    seems like this type of stuff has always happened all the time

    now every time it happens it makes the national news 
     
  4. flyny

    flyny

    9,388
    7,288
    Joined
    Aug 31, 2008
    Smh RIP

    I already know that this thread is going to take a turn for the worse though :smh:
     
  5. ybyb20

    ybyb20

    235
    42
    Joined
    Jul 24, 2012
    interesting 2 white males and a black male, I wonder how the media will spin this story
     
  6. RustyShackleford

    RustyShackleford

    31,576
    34,950
    Joined
    Jul 21, 2009

    All depends on the race of the suspects in both case |I
     
  7. diego

    diego

    12,943
    4,712
    Joined
    Jun 5, 2008
    Watching on the news and this **** is a pretty big deal.
    Whole area is on lockdown and swarmed by law enforcement.
    I wonder if they even know what the 3 suspects look like.
    All they have is 2 white and 1 black male.
     
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2015
  8. dathbgboy

    dathbgboy

    17,455
    2,293
    Joined
    Mar 15, 2006
    At least we know that when the perps are caught (because we all know they will be), the cop will get justice.
     
  9. RustyShackleford

    RustyShackleford

    31,576
    34,950
    Joined
    Jul 21, 2009
    Google says around 146 a year. So one every few days
     
  10. SC kid

    SC kid

    32,988
    39,250
    Joined
    Apr 16, 2004
    Nvmnd
     
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2015
  11. gwap

    gwap

    3,977
    4,583
    Joined
    Aug 27, 2014
    you had to watch the news to know that a dead cop would be a pretty big deal huh.
     
  12. cedric ceballos

    cedric ceballos

    5,053
    2,755
    Joined
    Jul 27, 2012
    the two white guys were good 'kids' who were manipulated by the black guy and went down the wrong path.  the black guy was the brains behind the operation and the white guys were forced to partake.

    does that sound about right?
     
  13. diego

    diego

    12,943
    4,712
    Joined
    Jun 5, 2008
    Had to watch the news to learn that the suspects were still on the loose and that this happened in a fairly well populated area where there are major highways, trains, and wooded areas.
    Also learned that the whole town is practically on lockdown while this manhunt takes place.

    Did you know all this from reading a headline?
     
    HAWAII 5O likes this.
  14. ace rawstein

    ace rawstein

    5,136
    775
    Joined
    Feb 4, 2010
    Thread title should def be updated. Dude turned out to have committed suicide. they are holding a press conference. Just crazy.

    And the fact some people were trying to connect this to the so called war on police and black lives matter movement.

    News media should blast this story and all the fallout and money and resources wasted.

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/cri...fficer-ruled-suicide-report-article-1.2422686
     
  15. jjs07

    jjs07

    18,068
    9,311
    Joined
    Jul 18, 2012
    :wow:

    Holy ****...what a twist!
     
  16. 1c3m4m

    1c3m4m

    8,442
    1,545
    Joined
    Oct 1, 2006
    Wow, cant believe everything on the internet
     
  17. wr

    wr

    6,701
    1,919
    Joined
    Mar 4, 2011
    Couldn't wait for a chance to prove you are a good boy. Nevermind the update that cop actually committed suicide huh?
     
  18. ace rawstein

    ace rawstein

    5,136
    775
    Joined
    Feb 4, 2010
    Death of Fox Lake officer a 'carefully planned suicide'

    (CNN)[Breaking news update, 11:10 a.m. ET]

    The death of Fox Lake, Illinois, police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz was "a carefully planned suicide," Lake County Major Crimes Task Force commander George Filenko said Wednesday. "This staged suicide was the end result of extensive criminal acts that Gliniewicz had been committing."

    [previous story, published at 10 a.m. ET]

    Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz was weeks away from retirement -- actually, he was past his planned last day at the department's request -- when he was apparently killed in the line of duty.

    There was outrage over his death, and an intense manhunt. Then puzzlement.

    What originally looked like an officer killed by suspects during one last, fateful call, began to take a different shape.

    The Fox Lake, Illinois, police officer was killed by a gunshot to his torso, the coroner reported, but as far as manner of death, nothing could be ruled out -- homicide, suicide or accident.

    On Wednesday, the Lake County Sheriff's Office says it will reveal the "conclusive results" of its investigation.

    Gliniewicz's death is expected to be ruled a suicide, a law enforcement official told CNN.

    Mystery deepens in death of Fox Lake officer

    If Gliniewicz took his own life, it will open up new questions about why a veteran officer who by all accounts loved his job would shoot himself.

    Before becoming a police officer, Gliniewicz served in active duty and reserve from 1980 to 2007, earning the nickname GI Joe by those who knew him. He left the military with a rank of first sergeant.

    Who was Lt. Joe Gliniewicz?

    The last call
    The veteran officer had planned to retire in August, but he was asked to stay on for another month.

    The last radio call of his more than 30 years on the job was anything but routine. It would signal the beginning of a mystery that stumped investigators for a time.

    On the morning of September 1, the lieutenant sent word over his radio at 7:52 a.m. he was pursuing a trio on foot. Three minutes later, he requested backup. Radio communication dropped off. Colleagues would not hear Gliniewicz's voice again.

    The backups arrived at about 8 a.m. and a few minutes later found Gliniewicz dead. His body was roughly 50 yards from his cruiser, police said.

    Three people who appeared in a surveillance video near the crime scene were cleared of any suspicion.

    The shooting
    Gliniewicz was wearing a bulletproof vest at the time he was shot, according to two law enforcement officials briefed on the investigation. One of the officials said Gliniewicz was hit by two shots -- one stopped by his bulletproof vest, and another entered his torso at a downward angle.

    The officer's .40-caliber pistol was found at the scene. A source involved in the investigation has told CNN in September that Gliniewicz's gun was fired, but it's not clear who pulled the trigger.

    Lake County officials have said the case was being handled as a homicide, but other theories remained on the table during the investigation, including the possibility of a self-inflicted fatal gunshot wound.

    The coroner has said he can't rule out a homicide, suicide or accident.

    A massive manhunt was launched in the aftermath.

    More than 400 law enforcement officers raked through the heavy woods near Fox Lake on foot, all-terrain vehicles and horseback.

    The FBI, U.S. marshals and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives also helped in the hunt as well as police from adjoining areas. But eventually they pulled out, saying no suspects or persons of interest had been identified.
     
  19. richiecotite

    richiecotite

    1,844
    594
    Joined
    Jun 8, 2005
    That's for all types of police officer deaths. The number of those shot and killed is closer to 50.
     
  20. 360waves

    360waves

    3,128
    1,226
    Joined
    May 4, 2009
    Cowardly act, tried to ruin some innocent peoples lives.
     
  21. htg designs

    htg designs

    9,727
    5,594
    Joined
    Nov 3, 2006
    some movie ****
     
  22. ace rawstein

    ace rawstein

    5,136
    775
    Joined
    Feb 4, 2010
    Just watch the presser. Dude was crooked as hell.

    Wow.
     
  23. mplsdunk

    mplsdunk

    13,516
    2,849
    Joined
    May 26, 2004
    So... Just another crazy cop?
     
  24. rillo561

    rillo561

    457
    471
    Joined
    Oct 18, 2017
    What a joke.
     
  25. ace rawstein

    ace rawstein

    5,136
    775
    Joined
    Feb 4, 2010
    dude was stealing money from his department for years and was bout to get busted apparently.

    anybody see it on any of the national news channels?

    Its been all over twitter