Waukegan Police Department

  • Agency: Waukegan Police Department
  • Address: 101 N West St, Waukegan, 60085 IL
  • Chief: Dan Greathouse (Chief of Police)
Phone: 847-360-9000
Fax: 847-360-9853
Email:

Waukegan Police Department is located at 101 N West St, Waukegan, 60085 IL. The Chief of Police of the department is Dan Greathouse. The Waukegan Police Department phone number is 847-360-9000.

Waukegan Police Department News

On 5/19 the incoming Beach staff got some training from Ty Roher from the Waukegan History Museum and Brad Semel from Illinois Department of Natural Resources. They learned about how Waukegan was almost Waukegan, Wisconsin. Don't believe us, look it up. They also learned about the endangered species along the Beach so they may better protect them. Between endangered plants that only exist here and in Russia and endangered birds that breed along our shoreline, learned how important our beachfront area is to Waukegan. #waukeganbeach

We had a great day interacting with the community and raising money for Special Olympics Illinois yesterday. Thanks to the generous donations from many of you, we raised over $4,7001 We are on our way to our goal of raising $15,000 for 2018. Please help us support these amazing athletes. #Everypennycounts #coponarooftop

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Dunkin' Donuts Cop on a Rooftop TOMORROW! On May 18th, 2018, the Waukegan Police Department will be at three locations throughout the city; Dunkin' Donuts at 3925 Fountain Square Place, Dunkin' Donuts at 21 S. Greenbay Road, and Dunkin' Donuts at 422 Washington Street. This event is an opportunity to collect donations and have fun! We will have giveaways and merchandise to purchase as well (t-shirts, coffee mugs, etc)! For a $100.00 donation, you will receive a dozen donuts delivered by the Chief of Police or the Deputy Chiefs! If you are interested, contact the Neighborhood Policing Unit at neighborhoodpolicing@waukeganil.gov to request! We hope to see you at one of the locations!

PRESS RELEASE- The Waukegan Police Department will be conducting added roadside safety and sobriety patrols for the Memorial Day holiday time period between May 18th and May 29th. There will be six (6) days of added roving patrols for intoxicated drivers, and eleven (11) days of seat belt enforcement zones during this time period throughout the city. The primary function of these patrols will be to ticket unbelted vehicle occupants, arrest impaired drivers, and heighten public awareness of the dangers of driving without wearing a seat belt or driving while under the influence of an intoxicating substance.

This year marks the 16th Anniversary of the Dunkin’ Donuts Cop on a Rooftop event with the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois! This event has been a huge success over the years, raising more than $3.9 million dollars! On May 18th, 2018, the Waukegan Police Department will be at three locations throughout the city; Dunkin' Donuts at 3925 Fountain Square Place, Dunkin' Donuts at 21 S. Greenbay Road, and Dunkin' Donuts at 422 Washington Street. This event is an opportunity to collect donations and have fun! We will have giveaways and merchandise to purchase as well (t-shirts, cups, etc.)! For a $100.00 donation, you will receive a dozen donuts delivered by the Chief of Police Wayne Walles! If you are interested, contact the non-emergency number at 847-599-2608 the day of to request! We hope to see you at one of the locations!

Reminder!! Reminder!! Reminder!! The Waukegan Police Department is looking for high school students that are interested in our upcoming Youth Citizen's Police Academy! The academy will run from Monday, June 11th through Friday, June 15th from 9am to 5pm. Applications are available by emailing neighborhoodpolicing@waukeganil.gov and due by Monday, May 11th at 4pm. We look forward to hearing from you

Today, the City of Waukegan swore in five new members to The Waukegan Police Department and two new members to The Waukegan Fire Department. We welcome them into our family and wish them all the best of luck! Pictured are Fire Chief George Bridges Jr., City Clerk Janet Kilkelly, Timothy Conroy, Joshua Kaddatz, Andrew Ulloa, Jesus Garcia, Dennis Leonardo, Mayor Sam Cunningham, Brandon Klein, Dylan Chalem, and Police Chief Wayne Walles.

We would like to congratulate Patrolman Avila and Patrolmen Stern for graduating from the Police Academy yesterday. They spent nearly four months at the academy. They will come back and get paired up with experienced officers for at least another four months. They will learn the geography of Waukegan, local laws, policies, and procedures. We are excited to add them to our ranks!

Reminder!! Waukegan City Hall will be OPEN again this Saturday, April 28th from 8am until 12pm for city sticker sales. Late purchase price begins on May 1st. Only 3 more days to take advantage of the regular price! Questions? Call 847-599-2627

Congratulations to Officer of the Year, Detective Brian Maschek and Supervisor of the Year, Lieutenant Michael Mandro! The Waukegan Exchange Club nominees for Officer of the Year were Officer Keith Lamanna and Detective Brian Maschek. The nominees for Supervisor of the Year were Sergeant Marc Jackson and Lieutenant Michael Mandro. Congratulations to you all! Pictured from left to right: Deputy Chief Keith Zupec, Officer Keith Lamanna, Chief Wayne Walles, Sergeant Marc Jackson, Deputy Chief Gabriel Guzman and Lieutenant Michael Mandro

Today, members of the Neighborhood Policing Unit assisted in the Second Annual Earth Day Lakefront Cleanup. We would like to thank the City of Waukegan, Waukegan Harbor and Marina, Joseph Conrad Yacht Club, Waukegan Harbor Citizen Advisory Group and Waukegan Police Department for sponsoring the event and supporting our efforts to keep our beautiful lakefront and beach clean for all of our citizens to enjoy. Happy Earth Day 2018! #earthday

REMINDER! City Hall will be open this SATURDAY, April 21st from 8am to 12pm for city sticker sales. Get them before the price increases on May 1st!

Senior phone scams are on the rise, partly because they are more trusting and more properous. Some warning signs of fraudulent phone calls are; - You've won a prize, gift or special offer - You must act immediately - You must pay or wire money - Asking for credit card information - Overly friendly or persistent - Stating they know you or they are a long lost relative How to defend against scams; - Don't stay on the phone with a stranger asking for money - Monitor your investments - Never give out personal information - Be suspicious, ask questions - Call the police! The non-emergency number is 847-599-2608. Staying informed can reduce the likelihood of becoming a victim!

Waukegan City Hall will be OPEN for city sticker sales on Saturday, April 21 and April 28 from 8am until 12pm. Get your city sticker now before the price increases on May 1!

How often do you check your children's cellphones? Though not all social media apps are bad, here are some to look out for! #parentsneedtoknow #safetyfirst Photo credit: Appsolutelyapril.com

Join us and our friends from the Waukegan Port District, the City of Waukegan, the Waukegan / Joseph Conrad Yacht Club, and the Waukegan Harbor Citizens Advisory Group for an Earth Day clean-up of the Lakefront! The event kicks off on Sunday, April 22nd at 8am at the Yacht Club. Bring your friends and family, and enjoy a day at the beach while taking part in the #WaukWarOnLitter initiative!

A BIG thank you to Officer Luka and Officer Tzavaras for making this young man's day!

The Waukegan Police Department is looking for high school students that are interested in our upcoming Youth Citizen's Police Academy! The academy will run from Monday, June 11th through Friday, June 15th from 9am to 5pm. Applications are available by emailing neighborhoodpolicing@waukeganil.gov and due by Monday, May 4th at 4pm. We look forward to hearing from you!