Crime Prevention

The Tinley Park Police Department's Crime Prevention Unit provides the community with a wealth of information and services that educate citizens on personal safety and how to reduce the risk of becoming victims of crime.

Coffee with a Cop

Grab a cup of coffee and get to know your community police officers. Ask questions, tell us about your neighborhood or share your concerns. We look forward to learning more about you and your part of the Village.

Coloring Contest
The Tinley Park Police Department hosts a coloring contest each year for students in kindergarten through fifth grade who attend schools in Tinley Park, as well as for Tinley Park students attending Fierke and Rogus schools. The 2020 theme is "Bullying is Not Cool." Students whose posters are chosen will receive a ride to school in a police vehicle. Entries are limited to one per child and are due by Monday, June 15. See the coloring contest sheet for more information.

Identity Protection Guide
The Identity Protection Guide shares steps to help you protect your personal information and explores several options to help you decide what’s right for your situation.

Child Safety Seat Information

Children under the age of 8 must be secured in an appropriate child restraint system. Height and weight limits are determined by the car seat/booster seat manufacturer. Read more on the Child Safety Seat page.


Lock It or Lose It
Lock It or Lose It is a program intended to remind residents that many property crimes can be prevented simply by locking home doors, garage doors, windows and vehicle doors. 
A recent study of property crimes, including home and vehicle burglaries, showed nearly half of the events involved unlocked doors or car drivers who left valuables in plain view without locking their doors. These types of crimes take only seconds or minutes for the thief to commit and are very difficult for officers to catch in-progress. Many of these crimes, and the resulting losses to the victims, can be prevented with a few simple, common-sense actions. Visit the Village's YouTube page to watch the Tinley Park Police Department's "Lock It or Lose It" video.

Emergency Contact Database
The Emergency Contact Database allows Illinois driver’s license and ID cardholders to enter emergency contact information into a voluntary, secure database. In the event of a motor vehicle crash or other emergency situation when a person is unable to communicate, law enforcement can access the database to reach the person’s contacts

Fraud Alerts
For information on common scams and frauds, please read the "Protect Yourself from Scams" flyer. For information on other consumer issues, please visit the Illinois Attorney General website.

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Dial (708) 532-9111 for non-emergencies