The Hoffman Estates Police Department would like to remind our citizens to remain vigilant and report any suspicious person or vehicle by dialing 9-1-1.

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Did you know? 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..


The Hoffman Estates Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.

Please refer to the application for a complete list of requirements and qualifications. 

Applications can be found online at:

There is a $40.00 non-refundable application fee.  Applications are NOT available at the Hoffman Estates Police Department or the Village Hall.  The deadline to return the application is Wednesday September 18, 2019 at 4:00pm

All applications MUST be returned to the office of:

C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service
ATTN: Hoffman Estates PD
200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201
Schaumburg, IL 60195

The scheduled date for the Orientation, Physical Ability and Written Examination will be Sunday October 6, 2019.   Keep checking the website for updated information.  Any questions, please email Sgt. Mark Mueller or contact him by phone at (847) 781-2866.

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.

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.