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Police Department Monthly Report - July 2012

Read about the Police Department's activities during the month of October 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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Gurnee Police Conclude Holiday Mobilization Enforcement Period

Gurnee, IL—Beginning December 14th and running through January 1st, 2013 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 and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, these enforcement actions were conducted in order to increase safety restraint compliance and to apprehend impaired drivers.

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Emergency Medical Dispatch (E.M.D.)

All of the Gurnee Police Dispatchers are trained and certified to provide emergency medical dispatching. Dispatchers will provide basic medical instructions to anyone calling with a medical emergency, until the rescue units arrive on location. It is important to remember when calling in an emergency, to remain calm so the dispatcher can ask the necessary questions to further aid in the diagnosis of the problem and offer aid to the caller.

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