Police Department

The Lincolnshire Police Department is staffed with 24 sworn Police Officers, including the Chief of Police, two Commanders, three Sergeants, and two Investigators. The Police Department also employs one Community Service Officer to handle non-patrol and service functions including traffic control and animal control. The Police Department operates a 911 emergency center, which is staffed by six full-time Telecommunicators. Staffing for the Police Department also includes two clerical staff who assist with administrative functions.

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, and the Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System through intergovernmental agreements with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. A computer terminal links the Department with all other police and sheriff departments worldwide.

Police personnel will provide surveillance service on request to vacationing homeowners ("Housewatch") and will also conduct home crime prevention inspections at no charge, upon request.

Function

Provides core services which include uniformed patrol operations, investigations, youth services, traffic accident investigation and enforcement, telecommunications, bicycle patrol and 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, and Village licensing investigation and enforcement.

Last Updated on Wednesday, May 30, 2012