News about the Police Department

Daily Call Logs

The Gurnee Police Department provides the daily call logs for the past 7 days on this page. (COMING SOON)

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Home and Business Security Surveys

The Gurnee Police Department will evaulate your home or business to define any security issues that may exist. The Police Department offers this at no charge to residents and businesses in Gurnee. Call 847-599-7080 to schedule a security survey.

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Community Involvement: Crisis Response Training and Drills

The police department works closely with local venues towards crisis preparedness and response. We partner with a number of local organizations to accomplish this effort including:

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Public Education and Information

The Gurnee Police Department is actively engaged in efforts to educate all ages about crime prevention, drug abuse prevention, crisis preparedness and more. Please visit the links below to learn more about how the Gurnee Police Department's efforts to keep the community safe and involved.

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Patrol Operations & Specialties

Patrol Operations:

Our patrol officers and street supervisors are the first line of defense when it comes to fulfilling this vital portion of our mission. There is also a group of officers dedicated to visitor-oriented policing. Our patrol operations division, backed by our support services division, breaks down as follows:

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Crime Prevention Unit

Our crime prevention unit is responsible for supporting neighborhood watch, maintaining other crime prevention programs, and tracking crime trends within the village. Our crime prevention personnel can be contacted by calling 847-599-7080.


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Crime Alerts

Although it is impractical to inform ALL residents of ALL crimes, we strive to keep our community informed. Crime alerts sent out via email are an intricate part of staying informed. 

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Patrol District Breakdown

The police department patrols four patrol districts. At least one officer is assigned as the primary responder in each district, with cover-cars being assigned to east and west districts. There is also a full-time staff at Gurnee Mills and Six Flags Great America during their operating times.

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Team Building

To create an excellent work environment so we can recruit and develop an exceptional team.

We realize that we must create excellence from within. Every member of the department is committed, first by dedication to our mission and then by putting the needs of others ahead of their own, to contributing to an environment where we can recruit, train, retain and develop the very best team of professionals.

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