Last week the Mayor’s Public Safety Advisory Group welcomed the Chicago Police Department’s former First Deputy Superintendent John Escalante. Escalante, who is now the Chief of Police for Northeastern Illinois University, spoke to the Group on public safety initiatives, including the importance of visibility in crime prevention tactics.
On August 17, 2017, Village Hall will be closing early at 4 p.m. Normal hours will resume on Friday, August 18. For more information, contact Administration at (847) 745-4716.
All are invited to Lincolnwood’s first ever Art Around the World event on September 9, from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the promenade in front of Village Hall. Attendees can look forward to food truck offerings and games for children in addition to art for purchase.
The Human Relations Commission event is still looking for artists to sell their wares. To apply, complete the application here.
Motor vehicle theft and burglary to motor vehicle are crimes of opportunity that can prevented. In Lincolnwood, over 90% of motor vehicle theft and burglary to motor vehicle involve unlocked cars, many with personal items, keys or key fobs in plain view. The best way to prevent these crimes is to:
• Never leave personal items in plain view
• Secure all personal items in your trunk or residence
• Always keep car doors locked with the windows rolled up when parked, even on your own driveway
• Never leave keys or key fobs in your car
To better serve the community and provide broader accessibility, the Lincolnwood Police Department lobby hours will be extended effective August 1, 2017. The new lobby hours will be Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Records Clerks will staff these additional hours to accommodate residents who may require assistance. For more information, contact Village Hall at (847) 745-4716.
NSMAD will be conducting targeted adult mosquito control operations in Lincolnwood on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, between 8:00 PM and 2:00 AM, weather permitting.
On Monday July 17, 2017 at 6:59 p.m. Lincolnwood police officers and the Lincolnwood Fire Department were dispatched to the 7300 block of North Lowell Avenue for the report of an accident with possible injuries.
Upon arrival a resident was found injured and her vehicle had crashed into two homes. The victim is 21 years old and lives at the address where the incident occurred. She was attempting to reverse out of her driveway and stepped on the gas instead of the brake. When the car accelerated with the driver’s door open, she fell out of the vehicle. The auto proceeded across the street crashing into two homes. It is reported that no one else was injured and there are no life threatening injuries to the resident. She was transported to the hospital and the crash scene was documented and secured.
There is no additional information available at this time. The investigation is ongoing. Click here for the formal press release.
The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District will be conducting targeted adult mosquito control operations in portions of Lincolnwood on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, between the hours of 8:00 PM and 2:00 AM, weather permitting. Sections C-23 and C-24 will be treated and can be seen here.