Rockford Police http://northernpublicradio.org en Rockford Police Detain Man Threatening to Harm Officers http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rockford-police-detain-man-threatening-harm-officers <p><strong>UPDATE: </strong>Police say the situation was brought under control at 11:20 this morning. &nbsp;The man has now been identified as&nbsp;Lilrobert Adams, who was picked up earlier on a domestic battery warrant. He did NOT have a gun, but had managed to move his cuffed hands from behind his back to in front of himself while in the back of the police van known as a "squadrol."&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Shortly after 6 a.m. Friday morning, Rockford police arrested the 20-year-old man. During transport to the city's criminal justice center, Adams told officers he had a handgun and meant to do the officers harm.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 15:32:40 +0000 WNIJ 24213 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rockford Police Detain Man Threatening to Harm Officers Rockford Officer to Lead Geographic Policing District http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rockford-officer-lead-geographic-policing-district <p>Rockford Police Chief Chet Epperson has named the first Commander of the new Geographic Police Pilot District. Lieutenant Douglas Pann will act as the Commander of the first of three geographic policing districts.&nbsp; He will&nbsp; command District II. Tue, 11 Dec 2012 13:29:17 +0000 Jenna Dooley 22557 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rockford Officer to Lead Geographic Policing District