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Jun 6, 2014 Arrest Made in Vehicular Hijacking Gurnee, IL  - On June 5, 2014 at 2:45 p.m. Gurnee officers responded to the area of Route 132 and Juniper St. for a reported hit-and-run traffic...
May 30, 2014 Gurnee Police Conclude Drunk Driving and Safety Restraint Special Enforcement Period Gurnee, IL—Beginning May 9th and running through May 26th, 2014 the Gurnee Police Department conducted enhanced impaired driver and safety restr...
May 30, 2014 Cop on a Rooftop Special Olympics Campaign on Friday, May 30th   Gurnee, IL - For the 12th year in a row, Illinois police officers will stake out Dunkin' Donuts rooftops to benefit Special Olympics Illino...
May 30, 2014 Results of Memorial Day Weekend Roadside Safety Checkpoint Gurnee, IL  - The Gurnee Police Department and the Lake County Sheriff’s Department conducted a roadside safety checkpoint from approximate...
May 30, 2014 Holiday Roadside Safety Checkpoint Overnight on May 23rd Gurnee, IL – The Gurnee Police Department along with the Lake County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a Roadside Safety Checkpoint...
May 12, 2014 Gurnee Police Conduct Special Enforcement Period May 9th - May 26th Gurnee, IL - The Gurnee Police Department will be conducting occupant protection enforcement zones throughout the village beginning May 9th through Ma...
May 12, 2014 Outrun the Cops! & Walk for the Kids: May 31, 2014 Gurnee, IL  - The Gurnee Police Department is conducting a charity 5K & 10K run/walk called OUTRUN THE COPS! & WALK FOR THE KIDS. Da...
May 6, 2014 Gurnee Tobacco Sales Compliance Checks Gurnee, IL  - In an effort to reduce tobacco use by teens, the Gurnee Police Department participates in the Kids Can’t Buy ‘Em Here...
May 2, 2014 Gurnee Police Department Promotions Gurnee, IL – On Monday, May 5, 2014, the Village of Gurnee Police Department will be promoting two officers into senior leadership positions....
May 1, 2014 State of Illinois and the Village of Gurnee to “Stick ‘em Up” During Alcohol Awareness Month Gurnee, IL  - To kickoff Alcohol Awareness Month, over a thousand community volunteers will visit liquor establishments throughout the State of I...
Apr 24, 2014 Gurnee Police Department Partners with Gurnee Park District and Target for "Boost Your Big Kid" Campaign Gurnee, IL – Fewer Gurnee area children are at risk of being killed or injured when traveling on our roadways as a result of a grant provided...
Apr 22, 2014 Police Department and Gurnee Park District Encourage Parents to Boost their Big Kid, April 22nd-23rd FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GURNEE, IL – The Gurnee Police Department is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Illinois...
Apr 21, 2014 Press Release: Missing Person Found For Immediate Release Gurnee, IL  - On Friday, April 18th, 2014 the Gurnee Police Department asked for assistance from the public...
Apr 21, 2014 Gurnee Liquor Compliance Checks Result in One Violation   Gurnee, IL – The Gurnee Police Department conducts periodic checks of businesses within the village that offer retail sales of alcoholic...
Apr 18, 2014 Missing Person PRESS RELEASE- MISSING PERSON Gurnee,IL – The Gurnee Police Department is asking for assistance from the public in locating a missing 16 year ol...
Mar 31, 2014 First Annual Teacher of the Year Award Ceremony to Be Held Monday, April 7th FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GURNEE, IL – The first annual Teacher of the Year Award Ceremony for teachers in Districts 50, 56 and 121 will be held...
Mar 22, 2014 Gurnee Police Conclude Holiday Mobilization Enforcement Period Gurnee, IL—Beginning March 13th and running through March 17th, 2014 the Gurnee Police Department conducted enhanced impaired driving and seat b...
Mar 11, 2014 The Gurnee Police Department Reminds Motorists to Safely Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Gurnee, IL – The Gurnee Police Department will take part in the statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign by conducting special patrols...
Mar 7, 2014 Village to Hold Public Hearing on Advisability of Awarding Franchise Contract for Commercial Refuse and Recycling Collection to Waste Management on Monday, April 7th   GURNEE, IL – The Village of Gurnee will hold a public hearing to seek comment on the advisability of awarding a franchise contract for c...
Feb 28, 2014 Suspected Church Vandal Arrested FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gurnee, IL – On Thursday, 02/27/2014, Gurnee detectives concluded a two-week criminal defacement investigation with the ar...