Sauk Village Police Department Board Meeting Report
By: Police Chief Robert Kowalski
March 28, 2017
-CalCom Report: For a period between 3/14/2017 and 3/28/2017 the police department received 495 calls for service.
-Police Arrests: During the period of 3/14/2017 thru 3/28/2017 the Sauk Village Police Department had a total of 36 arrests.
-Cases of Note:
On 3/19/2017 Sauk Village Police was called to assist the ambulance on the 2000 block of 281th St. for an unresponsive baby. Upon arrival the 2 1/2 month old baby was not breathing and rushed to the hospital. Due to the nature of this incident DCFS was contacted along with the SVPD Detectives. An autopsy was conducted and was deemed inconclusive pending toxicology results.
On 3/23/2017 Sauk Village Police were called to Tony's Food and Liquor for a report of shots fired. Upon arriving the Officers found the Victim, Offenders and Witnesses have all fled the scene. Through investigative means the Officers were able to identify the Offender who were known to the department and later apprehended and charged with reckless discharge of a firearm.
On 3/24/2017 Sauk Village Police were called to the 21700 block of Peterson Ave. for a call of shots fired. Upon arriving Officers found the Victim, Offenders and witnesses all fled the area. No one in the area wanted to cooperate with the police.
-Mentoring Program: Officer Josh Morris with the assistance of the Bloom Trail High School Truancy Officer Kim Kracik and the support of the Sauk Village Police Department have created a mentoring program for 12 to 17 year old boys which will be held at GRACE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 2500 E. 223rd St., Sauk Village, IL. The mentoring program will begin on April 8th thru May 13th from 4pm to 6pm and will focus on respect for self and others, work ethics learning and self-growth, roles and relationships and drill movements and positions. Flyers about the program will be on the back table for more information.