News about the Police Department

Gurnee Police Ride Along

The Gurnee Police Department currently operates a Ride Along Program that enables residents 18 and over to ride along with a officer on patrol. Ride-along's are limited to two (2) per person per year. Each ride-along will be no longer than 4 hours.

In order to ride along with an officer, individuals must complete a Waiver of Liability (see link below). Waivers are also available at the Gurnee Police Department.

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Gurnee Police to Conduct Holiday Traffic Enforcement Period

Gurnee, IL – Beginning December 17th and running through January 1st, 2013, the Gurnee Police Department will be conducting special traffic enforcement efforts throughout the village.

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Crime Alert: Multiple Vehicle Burglaries

As of today, December 3rd, 2012, fourteen (14) auto burglaries were reported to have occurred village-wide since Thanksgiving, November 22, 2012. The average for the time period is eight (8).

Seven (7) have occurred in business districts, and seven (7) have occurred in residential areas.

The methods of entry in five (5) of the seven (7) cases in residential areas were to unlocked vehicles. The other two (2) are listed as “undetermined.” The seven (7) occurring in business districts were to locked vehicles with valuables lying in plain view.

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Police Department Monthly Report; August 2012

Read about the Police Department's activities during the month of August 2012. This report is the result of a collaborative effort between personnel in all department divisions, led by Chief Woodside. Click on the below link to view the report.

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