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EPD to Offer Active Shooter Response Training to Community Members

On Saturday, October 5, the Evanston Police Department will offer a FREE one day Active Shooter Response Training class. Unfortunately, mass shootings have become a common occurrence in today’s society. We take the safety of our community very seriously, and feel this training will be beneficial to all that attend. Members of the Evanston Police […]

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Evanston Police Reintroduce the Community to the Text-A-Tip Program

 The Evanston Police Department is seeking to remind the community about how and when to use Text-A-Tip. Text-A-Tip is a separate program from the emergency telephone number 911 system that lets citizens anonymously submit information about criminal activity such as: information that assists in crime prevention information about ongoing investigations narcotics tips ongoing nuisance problems […]

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EPD Invite Public to Presentation of the Police Data Dashboard

The Evanston Police Department invites the public to a presentation of the department’s new Police Dashboard. The Police Dashboard, available at cityofevanston.org/dashboard, was created to increase transparency and public awareness of the department’s activities and operations. The Police Dashboard provides information on the following data sets: Police Activity Arrests, Field Contacts, Victims, and Offenders Traffic Stops, Citations, […]

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EPD to Step of Enforcement of Ban on Using Cell Phones While Driving

April is national Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Evanston Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation to remind motorists that if they drive with a phone in one hand, they can expect a ticket in the other. With traffic fatalities on the rise in Illinois and across the country, the  Evanston Police Department is […]