Morton Police Department

  • Agency: Morton Police Department
  • Address: 375 W Birchwood St, Morton, 61550 IL
  • Chief:
Phone: 309-266-6666
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Morton Police Department is located at 375 W Birchwood St, Morton, 61550 IL. The Morton Police Department phone number is 309-266-6666.

Morton Police Department News

**Please Share** Located in 400 block of N. Kansas. Call 309-266-6666 to claim.

*** Owner Located****. This was found in the Thornridge subdivision. If you can describe in detail what was found inside, we would like to return this back to it’s owner. Contact the police department at (309)266-6666.

On October 27th, 2018, Morton PD will be a drop off location for this event. We will be taking back prescription drugs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please help us keep your family safe by disposing of old medications.

**Please Share** 18-00768 The Morton Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the pictured individual. On 08/19/18 he did a push out at Walmart, 155 E. Courtland. Taken was several high dollar Star Wars Lego sets and a personal computer. He left the area in a late model silver Ford Escape with an Illinois license plate. Individuals with information can contact the police department at 309-266-6666 and ask for somone in the Investigation's Division. All tips will remain anonymous.

The Morton Police Department received information from local social media pages about these signs that have been posted around town. After investigating the posters, the police department discovered that they were linked to a sales company that was registered with the police department to conduct door to door sales for a Peoria based newspaper company. They are no longer registered with the police department or working in the area and the signs have been taken down. The posters were not linked to any kind of criminal behavior.

NOTICE: This afternoon, credit card skimmers were found inside the gas pumps at the Circle K on Main and at the Circle K on Jackson in Morton. These skimmers were not visible from the outside of the pump and someone using the pump would not know their information was being stolen. It is also unknown how long the devices have been inside the pumps. If you have used your credit card or debit card to pay at the pump, at any of the gas stations in Morton, we recommend that you obtain a new credit / debit card from your financial institution or monitor the transactions that are posted to your account.

**Owner Located** **Found ** **Please share** Pit bull located on Oakwood St. dragging chain behind him. Contact 309-266-6666 to reclaim.

**Effective immediately** **Please share** All calls to the Morton police and fire department will be answered by a consolidated communication center. The 911 and non emergency (266-6666) operator will greet you as "Tazewell County Communications". This is the entity that now dispatches for all Morton emergency personnel.

Community Cleanup tomorrow 07/07/18 0730-1430 hrs -Morton High School Bus Lot, 250 W. Courtland. Attached is a list of acceptable items. We ask all motorists to please have patience, as we expect a great turn out. ID required with your Morton address.

**Please Share** **Registration Changes** Morton Police Department Effective July 9, 2018 Sex Offender Registration Solicitor Registration Registrations will be taken by appointment only during the Records Department Office Hours. NO EXCEPTIONS For an appointment call 309-266-6666

**Please Share** ** New Records Department Office Hours** Morton Police Department Effective July 9, 2018 Records Department Office Hours Monday 08:00am to 5:00pm Tuesday 08:00am to 5:00pm Wednesday 08:00am to 5:00pm Thursday 08:00am to 5:00pm Friday 08:00am to 5:00pm Saturday 09:00am to 1:00pm Sunday Closed We are closed on all major holidays. If you need assistance, please use the phone in the lobby to contact dispatch.

**Police Officer Application and Testing Process** The Morton Police and Fire Commission will be conducting testing for the entry level position of police officer. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States, possess a valid driver's license, and possess a high school diploma or the equivalent. Additional minimum requirements may also be imposed. Unless otherwise provided by Illinois statute, all applicants must be between the ages of 21 and 35 as of August 8, 2018. The current base salary range for police officer is $50,873 to $67,408. The department also offers a competitive benefit and retirement package. A written and physical test will be conducted on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. at the Morton High School located at 350 N. Illinois in Morton, IL. Application packets may be obtained between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. from the Morton Police Department located at 375 W. Birchwood in Morton, IL. or at the Morton Village Hall at 120 N. Main St. in Morton, IL. Applications are also available online at http://www.morton-il.gov/employment Additional information may be obtained by calling 309-266-6666. Completed application forms must be returned to the Morton Police Department by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.

UPDATE: Owners located These two male dogs were found running loose near Crestwood and Missouri. Please call the police department at 266-6666 if your are the owner so we can reunite them with you.

Female chihuahua was found in the area of the Field Shopping Center. Contact Morton PD if you know the owners. Thanks.

Officer Cashdollar visited his friends at Lincoln School today to talk about bicycle safety! The annual bicycle rodeo will be held on April 28th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm in the parking lot across from Jefferson School. K-6th grade students are encourage to come out and compete for prizes! See you there!

Morton PD will be a drop off location for this event. We will be accepting medications from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on April 28, 2018.

🌨️❄️**Please Share** 🌨️❄️ The National Weather Service has predicted accumulating snowfall for most of Central, Illinois today and into tomorrow. We would like to remind all residents of the Village, that parking along snow routes is prohibited, after 2 " or more of snow. We encourage residents to also utilize off street parking, where available, in an effort to expedite the snow removal process on other Village streets. The streets along the snow route include: Main, Detroit, Jefferson, Idlewood, Nebraska, Missouri, Bond, Mosiman, First (between Jefferson & Birchwood) and Fourth (between Idlewood &Washington). Thank you in advance.

As you head out to celebrate this #StPatricksDay, remember: #DriveSoberIllinois. Make a plan to get home safely BEFORE going out.

FOUND DOG - This dog was found along I-74 near I-155. Please contact the Morton Police Department at 266-6666 if the dog belongs to you.

Fees Amnesty Week Tazewell County March 12-16, 2018

*Please Share* *Special Attention Thornridge and Hyde Park Subdivisions* The police department has received numerous reports of vehicle burglaries in these areas since Monday morning. Several of the items taken in these burglaries have been recovered by the Washington Police Department. However, there is still a large amount of property that was recovered and does not have an identifiable owner. If you, or someone you know, lives in this area please check your vehicles and contact 309-266-6666 to make a report of any stolen property. And as always, please remain vigilant in reporting suspicious activity and lock up all of your belongings.

This dog was found yesterday near the First Baptist Church. If she belongs to you please contact the police department at 266-6666.