Cook County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a large fight at Crave Bar at the northwest corner of Rand Road and Hintz Road in unincorporated Arlington Heights with a pursuit that spilled over into the neighborhood near Hintz Road and Kennicott Avenue in Arlington Heights.
Cook County Sheriff’s Deputies and Palatine firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:49 PM Wednesday January 10, 2018 to a report of a large fight — and then a report of a large fight, and a man with a gun — at Crave Bar, 1204 West Rand Road in unincorporated Arlington Heights, Il.
Shortly after responding, police were involved in a foot pursuit northbound on Kennicott from the area of Hintz Road and Kennicott Avenue.
Police caught up with an injured person at Hintz Road and Patton Avenue. At this time it is unknown whether Arlington Heights police were involved in the pursuit. It is also unknown at this time whether a gun was recovered or whether a suspect was in custody.
There were no injuries reported inside the Crave Bar.
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Cardinal Note: Police incidents related to the above police agencies (Cook County Sheriff’s Police and Arlington Heights Police) are not reported in real time or within a prompt time period. Police protecting their realm of investigation and police activity, have chosen to use secret military-grade encrypted radios to withhold their police communications, which were previously open to the public and news media via monitoring of public safety scanning radios — with no known negative results locally.
The delayed knowledge or entirely blacked out knowledge resulting from encrypted police communications may protect certain police operations and investigations, but it also puts the public at risk in situations such as when armed and dangerous offenders are at large and when other similar situations occur, such as when desperate offenders of property crimes are eluding police. In other cases, the delayed or blacked out information inhibits or prohibits the possibility of the public providing early witness accounts before a criminal trail goes cold. Citizens are much more likely to recognize or recall suspicious or criminal activity if they are aware of the criminal incident within minutes or hours of its occurrence. The most serious incident involving dire results would be a trail that is allowed to go cold in the case of child abduction.
The lack of real time information from public police dispatch also weakens an effective neighborhood watch program mostly working to prevent property loss, but also working to prevent possible violent crimes.
Lack of real time information from police dispatch also delays public awareness or eliminates public awareness of general hazards and traffic or other situations in every day living in an otherwise economically thriving community.
Police have alternate ways to transmit tactical, operational or investigative information, while still keeping their main public dispatch channels open for the best balance of public safety and police safety.