News about the Police Department

Gurnee Police to Conduct Holiday Mobilization Enforcement Period

Gurnee, IL – Beginning December 20th and running through January 5th, 2014, the Gurnee Police Department will be conducting special traffic enforcement efforts throughout the village. 

Funded by a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, these additional 40 hours of enforcement actions are being focused to remove drunk and drugged drivers from the roadways, increase safety belt and child restraint device use, and to curb speeding motorists.

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Information Sought on Fatal Hit and Run Accident

Gurnee, IL—On November 16th at 3:44 A.M. the Gurnee Police Department received a report of a man down in the roadway in the area of the southbound entrance ramp from Washington St. to Rt. 41. The first officers to arrive found the victim unresponsive lying next to an injured dog. Gurnee Firemedics tended to the victim but could find no signs of life.

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