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How do I request a Vacation House Watch from the Police Department?

If you are a a resident of Gurnee who will be out of town for a period of three (3) days to three (3) weeks, you may request that the Gurnee Police Department conduct periodic checks on your home while you are away.

PLEASE NOTE: For reasons of practicality this service is not available for apartment complexes. If you’d like crime prevention information specific to apartments please call 847-599-7080.

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Suspect Charged in Residential Burglary

Gurnee, IL – At 12:35 pm on 9/05/2012, the Gurnee Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious person near a home in the 3900 block of Drexel Ave. The caller described a male with dark hair who was not known to be connected with the residence in question. While on the phone with Gurnee 911 operators, the caller observed the subject knock on the front door. After receiving no answer, the suspect entered the home through a side door.

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