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Tag: Weapons Offenses

August 5, 2016 11:49 AM

CRASE, an intriguing acronym, stands for Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events. It's probably not something any of us ever imagined we could use.  But now we know, these tragic, senseless events could happen anywhere, anytime. So we ask ourselves if there is anything we can do to … [read more]

June 17, 2013 11:27 AM

The West District had been receiving complaints about activity at an apartement complex in the district.  Complaints included reports of disturbances, loud noise, weapons offenses and drug activity.  In response, West District Community Policing Team officers set up an enforcement initiative … [read more]

May 3, 2013 11:11 AM

Yesterday, MPD officers assisted the FBI and other local law enforcement agencies in a search for Paris Poe, a wanted person from Illinois.  Poe was a federal fugitive,and was considered armed and extremely dangerous.  A number of locations were checked for Poe, and he was subsequently spotted … [read more]

April 16, 2013 3:09 PM

In May of 2011 MPD officers responded to a shooting on Gammon Lane.  The victim - Derwin Hakins - died shortly after officers arrived.  A significant number of MPD personnel responded to investigate, and detectives identified Victor McKeavin as the suspect.  McKeavin was … [read more]

September 1, 2012 8:21 AM

As the hot summer winds down, the West District has been active.  The last few weeks have seen a number of weapons offenses in the district, particularly in the Theresa/Bettys and Balsam/Russett neighborhoods.  West District personnel continue to investigate these individual … [read more]

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