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Bicyclist hospitalized after being struck by Algonquin police squad car

No citations were issued after an Algonquin police officer struck and injured a bicyclist that was crossing the street in Algonquin Thursday afternoon, officials said. The incident happened around 12:15 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of South Main Street and Division Street in Algonquin, according to the Algonquin Police Department. Algonquin Deputy Police Chief Dennis […]

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Algonquin police sergeant receives ‘Officer of the Year’ award for saving two suicidal subjects

An Algonquin Police Department sergeant was selected as “Officer of the Year” for his actions in deescalating and saving two different armed suicidal subjects in 2020. The McHenry County Chiefs of Police Association selected Sergeant Robert Salazar of the Algonquin Police Department on Tuesday. Salazar was one of seven nominees for the award. The others […]