News about the Police Department

Drug Emergencies: A Team Approach

Considerable emphasis is being placed in the media about heroin overdoses, and understandably so. A recent U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention report concluded that heroin overdoses in the U.S. doubled from 2010 to 2012. However, while this is a significant growth in a short period of time, it is important to keep in mind that heroin overdose deaths continue to be much lower than deaths from prescription drug overdose.
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Gurnee Police Conclude Holiday Mobilization Enforcement Period

Gurnee, IL—Beginning December 19th, 2014 and running through January 4th, 2015 the Gurnee Police Department conducted enhanced safety restraint and impaired driving enforcement activities throughout the village. Funded by a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Transportation Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, these enforcement actions were conducted in order to increase safety restraint compliance and to remove impaired drivers from our roadways.

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Citizen Police Academy: Sign Up Now for the Spring 2015 Session!

Sign Up Now for the Spring 2015 Session of Citizen Police Academy!

The Gurnee Police Department is currently seeking participants for the upcoming Spring Citizen Police Academy class beginning on February 26, 2015 and ending on May 21, 2015.

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2014 Gurnee Turkey Trot Funds Distribution

Gurnee, IL – At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, 12/19/2014, the proceeds from the 21st annual Jon Callaghan Memorial Turkey Trot will be distributed to this year’s recipients. The check distribution will be at the Gurnee Police Department. 

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