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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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Belvidere Gang Unit Increasing Presence

Updated: 12/02/2013 - The Stateline’s Integrity Task Force is investigating an officer involved shooting after police tell us a Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy shot one of four murder suspects Saturday.

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Rockford Police: Kids Carrying Airsoft Guns

Updated: 10/25/2013 - Life on Rockford’s streets can be hard and it’s forcing some kids to carry fake guns on them to feel safe. But fake or not, these guns can still land them in trouble or even dead.

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Rockford Police Warning Public of Distraction Burglaries

Updated: 10/21/2013 - Police say that on the afternoon of Saturday, October 19th a Rockford woman became the victim of a "Distraction or Ruse Burglary" in the 4300 block of Sovereign Blvd on the City's southeast side.

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Local Business Owners Work Towards Fighting Crime

Updated: 09/20/2013 - A group of business owners on Rockford’s west side are starting to see more positive results after they formed the west end business association to help fight crime more than a year ago.

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Local Neighborhood Fighting Against Crime

Updated: 09/16/2013 - From locking doors to patrolling streets, people who live in the Rolling Green Neighborhood near Alpine and Harrison say they want to send a different message to criminals.

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Burglaries Spike in Rockford

Posted: 09/11/2013 - This recent heat wave has lots of us cranking up the air in our homes, but how we keep cool could make us vulnerable to burglars.

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Officers Conducting Foot Patrols in Broadway Area

Posted: 08/29/2013 - Some Rockford business owners are trying to change their neighborhood’s reputation by relying on the Police Department for help. We typically see squad cars patrolling the Broadway Area, however now, officers have a new approach to fighting crime.

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Senator Kirk Talks Crime in Rockford

Posted: 08/28/2013 - Coming off the heels of one of the deadliest months in Rockford history, a federal lawmaker is stepping in to help end the violence.

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Prostitution Stings Increase in Rockford

Updated: 08/19/2013 - Rockford Police say they’re going undercover to fight prostitution. Broadway is known for its problems with prostitution, but Police Chief Chet Epperson says that won’t be the case much longer. Officers are starting to do undercover stings two to three times a week.

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Parent Protests Alleged Abuse

Posted: 08/16/2013 - It wasn’t your typical scene outside the District 205 Administration Building today, where some parents picked up signs to protest.

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