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Evanston Police Hold Framework Meeting

On Thursday, February, 23, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, representatives the City of Evanston and the Evanston Police Department met with residents in the Parasol Room at the Lorraine Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Avenue to discuss plans to establish a working group that will review the police department’s current civilian complaint process.    The […]

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Police to Monitor for Drinking and Driving

The holiday season is upon us and if you’re celebrating with a drink, the Evanston Police Department has a message for you: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. Due to the increase in drunk driving-related fatalities around the holidays each year, law enforcement agencies across America will be actively searching for and arresting drunk drivers […]

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Suspicious Incidents Involving Contact with Juveniles

The Evanston Police Department is currently investigating two separate reports of suspicious incidents involving contact with juveniles. In both incidents, female juveniles were approached by a black male on a bicycle while walking to school in the morning, said Perry Polinski – Media Relations for the Evanston Police Department. On April 21  at approximately 9:50 a.m., […]

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Watch Out for Phone Scams

The Evanston Police Department has received information from several residents stating that they have received telephone calls from individuals purporting themselves to be affiliated with the Internal Revenue Service or a local utility company. The individuals claim that the resident owes money to the government or utility company and requests payment in the form of […]

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Evanston Police Share Residential Burglary Prevention Tips

  Home burglaries can be very disruptive, leaving many people feeling unsafe and upset about having their privacy violated. Most burglars will spend no longer than 60 seconds trying to break into a home, with most entries occurring during daylight hours via unlocked windows and doors while residents are presumably at work or school. Good […]