22nd District Update

There’s no doubt that technology provides outstanding tools to help the police solve crimes, but it’s still the fast thinking, experience, and action of the police out on our streets […]

22nd Police and Community Work Together  

By Grace Kuikman  It’s not every day that real-life crime solving goes as smoothly as a television police drama, but the hardworking officers of the 22nd District police recently shared a crime […]

Community Input Leads to Strategic Plan 

  By Gary Jenkins  As we begin the year, we must recognize that although we have made strides in getting back to normal, we are still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the Delta and Omicron variants at work, health officials warn […]

Officer Jefferson Has an Affinity for Her New Assignment 

  Officer Karen Jefferson is a Beverly/Morgan Park neighbor and a 21-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department. A member of the 22nd District since 2012, until recently Officer Jefferson served as the student resource officer at Morgan […]

National Night Out 

By Gary Jenkins  BAPA Safety Liaison  Every first Tuesday in August people across the nation take a couple of hours out of their summer relaxing to come together for National Night Out, a community-building campaign that promotes police/community partnerships in making neighborhoods […]

Anatomy of a Beat Meeting

By Gary Jenkins BAPA Safety Liaison What are CAPS Beat meetings and what can you get out of attending monthly meetings? Let’s begin with a brief history of CAPS. Chicago […]