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Parolee Call-In: One Year Later

Updated: 03/28/2014 - Just a day after investigators say a parolee shot at a Winnebago County Sheriff's Deputy Rockford Police tell us what's being done to stop criminals from re-offending.

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C.A.P. Program Thriving in Rockford

Updated: 03/27/2014 - Protecting the public is the number on concern of the Rockford Police Department, but often, time on the streets is lost to time at the desk doing paperwork.

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Freeport Demolishing Abandoned Homes

Updated: 03/10/2016 - Abandoned homes keep coming down in Freeport. The city is working fast, so far demolishing more than a dozen homes since September.

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Crime Rates Dropping in Belvidere

Updated: 03/10/2016 - Belvidere could be considered a safer place to live. The city’s police chief says overall Crime has dropped over the last seven years. Officers credit the safety to reducing gang activity and the help of city residents.

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Local Violent Crimes Task Force Makes More Arrests

Posted: 02/24/2014 - WINNEBAGO COUNTY (WIFR) -- Several gang members have been arrested by the Winnebago County Violent Crimes Task Force. More than 20 people were picked up for dozens of gun and drug charges within the organization's first six months.

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Police Considering New Geopolicing Site

Posted: 02/10/2014 - Rockford’s former abortion clinic could soon house a section of the city’s police department. Right now, officers are eying the building as a new location for a geopolicing station.

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Chief Puckett's Final Week

Updated: 01/30/2014 - Investigating is something that Love Park Police Chief Jim Puckett has been doing for the past 36 years, but that run will be coming to an end this week.

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OSS: Loves Park K9 Unit on Patrol

Updated: 03/10/2016 - The Loves Park Police Department has a secret weapon when it comes to sniffing out crime in the Stateline.

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Crime Down for Winnebago County in 2013

Updated: 03/10/2016 - It doesn’t matter where we live, whether it’s the city of Rockford or somewhere else in Winnebago County, law enforcement officers say we’re safer today than we were last year.

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New Violent Crime Task Force in Rockford

Posted: 12/19/2013 - Some of the most dangerous people in the Rockford area are now being tracked down by some of the best law enforcement officials from all over the Stateline.

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