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Elgin Police Conduct Mass Shooting Drill, But As a Secret Radio Department, Neglect Public Awareness Practice

48 Elgin police today conducted an active shooting with mass casualties drill. On Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at Kimball Middle School, 451 N McLean Boulevard in Elgin, the Elgin Police Department the Elgin Fire Department, […]

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Aurora, Elgin, Naperville Mayors: Don’t Just Worry About Safer Rail Cars, Worry About Safer Police/Fire Communications

70 Stalled freight train at the UP Northwest Line Metra Train Station in Arlington Heights reveals a common, highly toxic hazardous material in white tanker car (dimethyl sulfate — highly poisonous, corrosive, carcinogenic and mutagenic). […]

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Odor Sickens 12 People, Including Rescue Workers, at Apartments on Birch Drive Near Woodview Lanes Bowling Alley

27 Elgin police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:20 p.m. Monday to the 1100 block of Birch Drive when a resident of an apartment building called 911 to report a strange odor that was causing watering […]