Police Department

The Lincolnshire Police Department is staffed with 24 sworn Police Officers, including the Chief of Police, one Deputy Chief, five Sergeants, and two Investigators. Lincolnshire has two School Resource Officers; one officer is assigned full time to Stevenson High School and a second is assigned part-time to the elementary schools and Daniel Wright Junior High. The Police Department also employs one Community Service Officer to handle non-criminal and service functions including traffic control and animal control. Staffing for the Police Department also includes two Records Clerks and one Administrative Assistant.

The Department is a member of the Northeast Illinois Regional Crime Lab, Lake County Metropolitan Enforcement Group, Lake County Major Crimes Task Force, Major Crash Assistance Team of Lake County, Northern Illinois Police Alarm System and the Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System through intergovernmental agreements with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.

The Lincolnshire Police Department is dispatched through the Vernon Hills Police Dispatch Center, which also provides services to the Libertyville Police and Countryside Fire Departments.

Police personnel will provide residential perimeter inspections on request to vacationing homeowners ("Housewatch"). The Crime Prevention Unit is also available to conduct home security surveys at no charge, upon request.

Function

  • Provides core services which include:
    • uniformed patrol operations
    • investigations
    • youth services
    • traffic accident investigation and enforcement
    • bicycle patrol

  • Provides supplementary services which include:
    • disaster preparedness and response, planning and research
    • housewatch program
    • participation with community action groups
    • crime prevention
    • drug abuse intervention
    • traffic pattern analysis and recommendations
    • Village licensing investigation and enforcement
Last Updated on Wednesday, July 30, 2014