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Photo Gallery: Snapshots of fun, service and engagement by local police

Officers reward kids, run a marathon, grab some coffee and keep youngsters safe.

Oak Brook

Winning the Oak Brook Library’s summer raffle earned a couple of Brook Forest Elementary School students a fun ride to class in an Oak Brook Police Department SUV. (Brook Forest Elementary School photo)


\Not one, but two members of the Bradley Police Department took on the challenge of the Chicago Marathon. Chief Michael Johnston and Sgt. Brandon Jensen each raised $1,500 for charity and then completed the 26.2-mile race on Oct. 8. (Bradley Police Department photo)

McHenry County

Hitting the mark for what National Coffee with a Cop Day is all about, members of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office spent some time hanging out at Starbuck’s for a little informal meet-and-greet with residents on Oct. 4. (McHenry County Sheriff’s Office photo)


The Kankakee Police Department participated in a child safety seat event to do its part to make sure kids are secured properly inside vehicles. (Kankakee Police Department photo)