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hepd patch 8k The Hoffman Estates Police Department asks that you remain vigilant and report any suspicious persons or vehicles by dialing 9-1-1.

Did you know that in Hoffman Estates it is possible to text 911 in case of an emergency when you are unable to make a voice call?  Read more..



Applications for the 29th Annual Citizens Police Academy are now being accepted. 

For more information click here.


 Car BurglaryRemember to lock your car doors even in your driveway!

Many car burglaries can be crimes of opportunity when items of value are left in plain view such as wallets, purses and electronics. But did you know that most car burglaries occur at night when your vehicle is left unlocked? This allows the bad guy to search through all of your compartments looking for items of value and lose change. The best way to protect yourself is to lock your vehicle and take all items of value out of your vehicle daily. Under no circumstances should you leave your car keys in your vehicle. It does not matter how safe your community is, car burglaries occur everywhere so take some time to ensure you do not become a victim.


 The Hoffman Estates Police Department is now a designated Internet Transaction Exchange location.

Our residents can safely conduct transactions at the Police Department and reduce the risk of internet scams and violent crimes related to internet transactions.  Police personnel will not get involved in transactions unless criminal activity is suspected.  In fact, the Police Department will not be involved in the transactions in any way (i.e. cash exchange or storing of items).  Pleas remember the Hoffman Estates Police Department is a gun free zone and transactions involving weapons are strictly prohibited.  Hazardous materials and large items will not be allowed inside the building.

We strongly encourage our residents to utilize this service.  Any questions please feel free to contact Officer Kruschel (847) 781-2880.

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Crime Tips

If you have information regarding a crime occurring within Hoffman Estates and would like to report the information anonymously to the POLICE, text or call (224) 254-0049, send an email, or download the Hoffman Estates Mobile App.  Please relay as much information as possible regarding the crime.  Click here for more information on the Tip Line.