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Trooper Matthew Poulter Named ISP District 20 Trooper of the Year

Illinois State Police District 20 Commander, Captain Robert Elliott announced that Trooper Matthew Poulter was selected as Illinois State Police District 20 Trooper of the Year and will represent District 20 as a candidate for the Illinois State Police Officer of the Year in Springfield.

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Quincy Police Department
Kurt Parsons

Applications to Be a Quincy Police Officer Are Now Available

The Police and Fire Commissioners announced today that applications for Police Officer Testing are now available on the City of Quincy's Web Site.

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William Thomas Cain, Getty Images
William Thomas Cain, Getty Images

QPD’s Spring Citizen Police Academy Accepting Applicants

It was one of the most interesting classes I have ever taken and it is available for the public again. I am referring to the Quincy Police Department’s 2015 Spring Citizen’s Police Academy. I graduated from the class in May of 2003. It was the quickest 10 weeks of my life and each week when the class would end I did not want to leave. 

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Five People, Four Stolen Earrings, Someone’s Going to Be Left Out

I believe it was Adams County Sheriff Brent Fischer who once said, "If the crooks weren't so stupid, I wouldn't have a job". Well, that comment crossed my mind when I first heard that someone robbed the Zales Jewelry Store in the Quincy Mall Tuesday night.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Y101 Issues an APB For Driver’s Damage to Radio Property

Don't you just love it when people do things and then won't own up to it? Such is the case this morning after I noticed that the fence around our radio tower at the station parking lot was struck by someone who apparently decided not to say anything and just drive off.

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Adams County Sheriff's Department
Adams County Sheriff's Department

Was Dr. Michael Swango Involved in The Tylenol Scare 32 Years Ago

Some 32 years ago on this date, seven people in the Chicago area died mysteriously. The only common denominator in their deaths was that they all used Extra Strength Tylenol. Shortly thereafter, it was determined that they all took Tylenol capsules that were laced with cyanide. The year was 1982. That was two years before the name Dr. Michael Swango became newsworthy.

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Thomas Lohnes, Getty Images
Thomas Lohnes, Getty Images

Quincy’s What’s Legal and What’s Not Legal Fireworks List

For years I have heard that fireworks are illegal in the city limits of Quincy, but that is not a true statement. Some fireworks are legal and others aren't.

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QRCS, Jeff Dorsey
QRCS, Jeff Dorsey

Know Something? Call the Quincy Regional Crime Stoppers

Local law enforcement is there for you 24 hours a day 365 days a year but they can use your help in fighting crime.  

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Adams County Sheriff’s Office Warns of Automated Calls

The Adams County Sheriff's Office has received numerous complaints in regards to a company called KIPA. Apparently KIPA is using an automated calling system with an area code of 786 to call homes all day and night.

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Trooper Brad Williams, Jeff Dorsey
Trooper Brad Williams, Jeff Dorsey

Illinois State Trooper Brad Williams Named Law Officer of the Year

Illinois State Police District 20 Trooper Brad Williams was named the Law Officer of the Year today at the Quincy Exchange Club's 48th Annual Law Officer of the Year Award luncheon.

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