Peoria Police Department http://peoriapublicradio.org en PPD Officer McCavitt arrested http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/ppd-officer-mccavitt-arrested <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align: justify;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-eb8c5739-0bbb-b3ba-ee7d-d65c2609d3b6"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Peoria Police Officer John McCavitt was arrested about 7:30 Friday night by officers for Unlawful VideoTaping, a felony charge. McCavitt was found NOT guilty of sexual assault charges March 19, 2014. &nbsp;</span></span></p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 02:54:43 +0000 Tanya Koonce 20977 at http://peoriapublicradio.org PPD Officer McCavitt arrested Nice weather sees shooting in Peoria http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/nice-weather-sees-shooting-peoria <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-5b5ff0e2-c2f1-17fb-afb0-9e7bca4bd54e"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: 'Courier New'; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The first nice weather Friday since winter came with an afternoon shooting in Peoria. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 23:41:09 +0000 Tanya Koonce 20268 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Nice weather sees shooting in Peoria PPD officers in District 150 High Schools http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/ppd-officers-district-150-high-schools <p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'times new roman', 'new york', times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal; margin-top: 0in; margin-bottom: 0.14in;">Peoria Public Schools District 150 and the City of Peoria have a temporary agreement to put Peoria Police Officers in each of the district’s three high schools as well as the Woodruff Career Center.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 01:35:33 +0000 Tanya Koonce 17300 at http://peoriapublicradio.org PPD officers in District 150 High Schools Abducted Peoria woman dead in a murder suicide effort http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/abducted-peoria-woman-dead-murder-suicide-effort <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 28-year-old woman who was allegedly abducted from work by her estranged husband in </span>Pekin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Monday was found dead yesterday in her car parked in the </span>OSF<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> St Francis deck. Peoria Public Radio’s Tanya </span>Koonce<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports her husband shot himself after about nine hours with Peoria Police.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 15:28:19 +0000 Tanya Koonce & Denise Molina 14391 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Abducted Peoria woman dead in a murder suicide effort Peoria Police says two robberies linked http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-police-says-two-robberies-linked <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>The Peoria Police Department is investigating two high-end home invasions with a team of detectives assigned exclusively to the break-ins.&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 21:11:57 +0000 Tanya Koonce 13498 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria Police says two robberies linked Solving violent crime in Peoria or at least policing it http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/solving-violent-crime-peoria-or-least-policing-it <div>The recent uptick in gun violence in Peoria has the attention of the City Council. It was a topic of conversation under new business during Tuesday night’s meeting.&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:17:35 +0000 Tanya Koonce 12432 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Solving violent crime in Peoria or at least policing it A former Peoria City staffer get seat on Council http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/former-peoria-city-staffer-get-seat-council <p>Peoria Attorney Beth Jensen is the City Council's consensus pick to the fill the remainder of Gary Sandberg's at-large seat. The long-time councilman died last month.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 03:26:27 +0000 Tanya Koonce 11054 at http://peoriapublicradio.org A former Peoria City staffer get seat on Council Peoria considers Shotspotter contract http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-considers-shotspotter-contract <div>The Peoria area where the most gunshots are fired may soon get some special law enforcement technology. The Peoria City Council votes on the $405,000, 3-year contract during tonight’s meeting.&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 01:33:26 +0000 Tanya Koonce 10994 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria considers Shotspotter contract Resident Officer Program begins in Peoria http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/resident-officer-program-begins-peoria <p>Peoria’s first Resident Officer recently moved into a city owned house in the West Bluff.</p><p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 22:13:30 +0000 Orko Manna 10420 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Resident Officer Program begins in Peoria Community support shown for Peoria's Police Chief http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/community-support-shown-peorias-police-chief <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If there was any question about the standing of Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard in the eyes of the broader Peoria community it was likely put to rest with last night's City Council meeting. Peoria Public Radio's Tanya Koonce reports on the meeting and the lengthy closed-door session that followed:&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 10:35:47 +0000 Tanya Koonce 10384 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Community support shown for Peoria's Police Chief