Police Services

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Block Parties

To host a block party, please contact the Police Department at (847) 356-5400. 

Bike Registration

Registering your bike can assist the Police in returning your registered bicycle in the event it is stolen and recovered or found. To register your bicycle with the Lindenhurst Police Department, please contact the Lindenhurst Police Department at (847) 356-5400.

House Watch

Going on vacation? Leaving town for business? Whatever the reason may be, being away from your home for any length of time can lead to anxiety if you have security concerns. The Lindenhurst Police Department House Watch Program can help alleviate your concerns. Officers will conduct area checks more regularly while you are away. To take advantage of this program, simply complete the House Watch Form. 

Note: The Lindenhurst Police Department does not accept any responsibility for the security of the residence and/or any property. The Police Department may make periodic checks of your property.  The House Watch form merely provides information of your whereabouts and other facts should a crime occur.

Remember, we cannot be in the area all the time, good neighbors are the best defense against criminal activity. Get to know your neighbors and watch out for each other!

CHOICES Program

CHOICES program - The Lindenhurst Police Department educates fifth grade students of the dangers associated with substance abuse through in-school participation at BJ Hooper School and Millburn District 24 Schools. 

Solicitors

The Village of Lindenhurst requires all solicitors to have a Lindenhurst-issued Solicitor Permit on their person when going door to door.  This permit ensures that the Lindenhurst Police Department has performed a criminal background check on each of these individuals.

If you do not want solicitors at your residence, you may post a "No Solicitors Invited" card on your door.

Car Seat Installation 

The Lake Villa Fire Department provides car seat installation.  Please contact Ed Kofoed at 847-356-2525 for an appointment.

Station Tours

The Lindenhurst Police Department welcomes community groups to take a guided tour of the facility at 2300 East Grand Avenue.  This invitation is open to youth groups and adult groups alike.  

How long the tour will last is up to you and the time frame available.  The size of the group and the ages of the children are factors that are also taken into consideration.  However, most tours last from 45 to 60 minutes.

To set up a tour of the facility, call the Lindenhurst Police Department at (847) 356-5400.  If at all possible, it's best to call as far in advance as possible.  

Gun Locks

As a way to assist residents in keeping their firearms safe, the police department offers free gun locks to any Lindenhurst resident.  Two locks per household are available.  

The locks can be picked up at the Lindenhurst Police Department records section window, 2300 E Grand Ave.  The locks are typically available for pick-up Monday through Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. 

No identification is required.

To arrange a alternate pick-up time. please contact the Lindenhurst Police Department at (847) 356-5400.

Freedom of Information Act

The Village of Lindenhurst maintains rules and regulations implementing the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, which provide procedures, instructions, and forms for obtaining Village public records.

The Village encourages requester's to submit their requests on the form provided by the Village, which is available at the Village Hall or on this webpage.  The Village will review all requests in any form.  The Village will respond to each request for public records in a manner consistent with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act.  All requests will be responded to in 5 business days, except commercial requests, which will be responded to in 21 business days.

Copies of public records will be provided upon payment of a copying fee, if applicable, as provided in Section IV (b) of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/4(b).  If requested, copies of public records will be mailed after the Village receives payment of the actual cost of postage and copying.

Requests and other communications regarding Village records or police records relating to a request to inspect, copy, or certify public records, all requests for copies of the FOIA Rules, and all requests for any other information relating to the Village's implementation of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act must be directed to:

Freedom of Information Officer

Village of Lindenhurst

2301 E. Sand Lake Road
Lindenhurst, Illinois 60046

Phone:  (847) 356-8252
Facsimile:  (847) 356-8270
E-mail:  mail@lindenhurstil.org

Pet vaccination and Microchip Clinic

The Lake County Health Department/Community Health Center's Animal Care and Control Program, together with the Lindenhurst Police Department., offers a yearly low-cost pet vaccination and microchip clinic.