Stung by the Sting: Awareness Is Key, and Secrecy Will Cause Harm

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Stung by the sting.

Wheeling police can’t hear Buffalo Grove police or Arlington Heights police because Buffalo Grove and Arlington Heights police communications are encrypted. Arlington Heights police responding to back up Cook County Sheriff’s deputies in unincorporated Arlington Heights northwest of Nickol Knoll can’t hear Cook County Sheriff’s police because the sheriff’s department doesn’t want to give Northwest Central Dispatch the encryption key that would allow them to coexist — probably citing security reasons …

Off duty police officers that work in other communities, but live in Arlington Heights can’t listen to what is happening in Arlington Heights because Arlington Heights police communications are encrypted. An offender could be hiding in the off-duty police officer’s backyard, and he would have no awareness of the interest that the Arlington Heights police have in the offender.

Meanwhile vehicle burglaries are on the rise in Arlington Heights, and bike thefts are skyrocketing.


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