CPD Police Beat 1925

Next virtual beat meeting: Tuesday, June 14th; 6:30pm-7:30pm Via Zoom


Beat 25 Crime Update

CAPS officers will report on the number of armed robberies, burglaries, retail thefts, and carjackings committed in our neighborhood since our last meeting two months ago. This will include the May 6th armed robbery on W. Aldine; the May 10th armed robbery on W. Cornelia; and the attempted armed robbery at the convenience store at The New York (Waveland and Pine Grove).

Note: As reported at our last meeting, from 2.8.2022 to 4.11.2022 Beat 1925 had five armed robberies, three burglaries, 62 retail thefts, and zero carjackings.

Arrests/Investigations (Detective Bureau, Area 3).

Significant arrests and ongoing investigations in Beat 1925 over last two months, including the arrest of Tyshon Brownlee, 19, for the gruesome May 6 shooting of a culinary student at Wayne and Webster.

Police actions to address local crime

Ald. Tunney says 19th District Comdr. Amin Jassani has promised that “additional resources will be deployed.” Discuss how these “mission teams” work and whether their evidence-gathering duties include crime prevention and fear reduction efforts.

State’s attorneys report (Community Justice Center, North).

Progress of court actions related to recent major crimes committed within Beat 1925.

Current police issues

  • Given the CPD manpower crisis, how will the giant Pride Parade (June 26) be policed?
  • Efforts to increase police/resident interaction
  • Progress of gun buy back and doorbell camera reimbursement programs
  • Q&A, including the crime prevention lesson from the Brownlee’s alleged attack.

You can join the TUESDAY, JUNE 14th Zoom meeting for Beat 1925 by simply clicking on the link below or pasting it into the search window on your browser.

—John McCarthy
Facilitator, CPD Beat 1925