Car Seat Installation

The Lincolnshire Police Department is staffed with officers certified as child safety seat technicians. The officers are available to answer questions over the phone or meet in person by appointment. Prior to an appointment, the technicians will ask that you read the instruction manual that came with you child safety seat on your own. Adjustments will be made by the technician if necessary. If you would like to schedule an appointment with a technician, please contact the police department.

Citizen Ride-Alongs

The Lincolnshire Police Department maintains a citizen ride-along program in an effort to foster positive public relations and to promote trust and understanding between citizens and the police department. This program provides members of the community with the opportunity to observe firsthand how their police department conducts patrol operations by riding along with Patrol Division personnel as they perform their daily patrol duties. Citizens wishing to participate in the ride-along program shall be limited to one ride-along per year. Ride-Along Program rules and application.


Many professions and organizations require documented criminal history checks of current and prospective employees or members based upon fingerprint submissions. Citizens requesting fingerprint services will be charged a $25.00 fee per visit. This fee will be waived for Lincolnshire residents. Citizen requested fingerprinting will only be conducted Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Citizens must provide their own fingerprint cards and display government-issued photo identification. No more than three fingerprint cards will be completed for any person per visit. Contact the police department to schedule an appointment.

Home Security Surveys

The Lincolnshire Police Department offers complimentary home security surveys by appointment. Officers will walk with the homeowners through the residence and make suggestions, if necessary, for improving the overall safety and security of the home. To schedule an appointment, contact the police department.

Safety Presentations

Members of the Crime Prevention Unit are pleased to offer safety presentations to the business community and residents. Past presentation topics include active shooter awareness, identity theft, crime prevention through environmental design, and workplace violence. To schedule an officer for a presentation, contact the police department.

Requests for Police Reports

The Lincolnshire Police Department will address FOIA requests in accordance with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act. Traffic Crash Reports are generally available within 7 to 10 days of the occurrence.

School Resource Officer

Through an agreement with Stevenson High School, the Police Department provides a Police Officer to the school on a "full-time" basis during the school year. The SRO works as a resource liaison between the school, the parents, other police departments and the students themselves. If you would like to contact the SRO, Officer Rick Coakley, please call him at 847.415.4023 or email him.

Station Tours

The police department offers complimentary tours to groups and citizens. To schedule an appointment, contact the police department.

Traffic Complaints

While traffic enforcement is only one component of the duties of a police officer, traffic safety is a priority because it contributes to the overall safety of our community and roadways. In order to address specific issues like speeding, stop sign violators and other hazardous traffic concerns in our community, the Lincolnshire Police Department asks for your assistance in identifying particular areas in town where/when these problems exist.

Vacation Watch / Extra Watch Program

The Vacation Watch program is a courtesy offered by the Lincolnshire Police Department and is designed to offer Lincolnshire residents peace of mind while they are away from their home. Police department personnel will provide physical, exterior checks on an unoccupied house. A request for a Vacation Watch should only be made to the police department if the vacancy will be for a period longer than three (3) days and no more than one month. In order to request this service, please complete the Vacation Watch Form.

The Lincolnshire Police Department also offers residents and businesses in town the ability to request extra police patrols for special circumstances. If the home or business will be vacant for a period of fewer than 72 hours or greater than one month, the resident or business owner may notify the police department by completing an Extra Watch Request Form.