The Lincolnwood Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police for the Inaugural 2017 Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week. Unfortunately, traffic fatalities are on the rise in Illinois and safety experts are indicating that this is in large part due to distracted driving. In an effort to address this problem, officers will be encouraged to conduct proactive enforcement of this issue on the Lincolnwood roadways beginning April 24, 2017 through April 28, 2017. To learn more on how to manage driver distractions, view our tips here.
Welcome to Lincolnwood!
The Village of Lincolnwood is located approximately 10 miles north of downtown Chicago and serves as the gateway to Chicagoland’s North Shore. It is an ethnically diverse community of 12,590 residents, with tree-lined streets, beautiful neighborhoods and parks, an excellent school system, and prosperous business community. We encourage you to explore all aspects of the community and of this site.About Lincolnwood
At approximately 7:30 am on the morning of April 10, an adult male member of the Northwestern University Rowing Crew fell out of a boat and into the North Shore Channel. At approximately 7:30 pm on April 10, public safety personnel recovered 19-year old Mohammed Ramzan of Northwestern University who tragically perished as a result of the incident. The Village expresses its condolences to the family and the Northwestern Community during this time of tragedy.
The recovery operation took 12 hours and included the coordination of multiple agencies and their public safety personnel who searched for Mr. Ramzan in the North Shore Channel. The Village of Lincolnwood is offering its social services to anyone who needs assistance during this trying time. Please contact the Police Department at (847) 673-2167 if you have any questions.
The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners have initiated the testing process for new Police Officers. The Village has 24 Police Officers along with other sworn positions including Sergeants, Lieutenants, the Deputy Chief, and Police Chief. The Village will accept applications until May 2. To apply or to learn more, please visit the recruitment website here. The starting pay for the position is $59,765.11.