Police officers spend only a small amount of their time arresting people who violate the law. They spend most of their time patrolling the community and responding to calls for service, which include answering alarm calls, animal control, assisting injured people, or breaking up rowdy groups. Interviewing victims and witnesses of crimes and collecting evidence at crime scenes are also duties of police officers. Agencies with a strong community policing philosophy such as the Rolling Meadows Police Department, have a different range of functions, such as a greater emphasis on problem-solving activities and holding regular meetings with residents and community organizations.
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It depends- The Governor’s order is for social distancing. Therefore, it is good practice to be at least 6 ft away from the person you are speaking with. You should not congregate in groups. With that said, if you need to go to the grocery store or gas station by all means go.
YES-Grocery delivery and restaurant drive thru’s s and take out will be open.
Please call the Police Department non-emergency number at 847-255-2416. They will tell you if your dog was picked up and how to retrieve your dog.
Curfew for residents 16 years of age and under is enforced by the City. Minors may not be in any public assembly, building, place, street, or highway after curfew unless accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult approved by the parent.
An exception is made for minors who are employed during curfew hours.
Monday - Friday, 11:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Saturday and Sunday, Midnight - 6:00 AM
To schedule a tour of the Police Department please call the non-emergency number at 847-255-2416 and ask for Deputy Chief John Sircher
If you received a ticket or were arrested in the 3rd District of Cook County, your hearing will be held at the Rolling Meadows Courthouse at 2121 Euclid Avenue. It is located at the corner of Euclid Avenue and Wilke Road, across from Arlington Park Race Track, which is a half mile east of Route 53.
If you are unsure in what district your incident occurred, call the Police Department at 847-255-2416 for assistance.
Contact our Records Division at (847) 255-2416 or if it is for traffic crashes you can go to LexisNexis Reports in all other reports you will need to file a freedom of information request form. By law, there is a nominal fee for copies of reports that exceed a certain amount.
If a complaint is made on a good faith belief of truth and the department member is later exonerated, the case will be ended. However, if it is determined the allegation was false or intended to discredit or embarrass the department member, you may be subject to arrest and face criminal charges and a civil suit may be filed against you.
A police officer may make an arrest without a warrant if the officer witnesses a crime being committed. Police may also make an arrest without a warrant if there is probable cause that an officer occurred and that the person who would be taken into custody committed the crime. Unless it is an emergency, however, a police officer cannot enter a person's home without a warrant to make an arrest. When a person is arrested, he or she is not necessarily charged with a crime. Some people who are arrested are taken into custody, questioned, possibly put into a lineup, and then released without being charged with an offense.
Effective January 1, 2004, people with qualifying arrests and convictions may petition the court of their sentencing county for an expungement or a sealing of their records. Your criminal record can cause many problems in obtaining employment, professional licensing or funding for college. Here is your chance to start over! When your case is expunged or sealed, it becomes off-limits to everybody except law enforcement agencies. It also means that, when you apply for a job, you don't have to disclose that you have been convicted, arrested or charged. If you were: Arrested but never charged; Charged but never prosecuted; Acquitted; Convicted but your conviction was reversed; or Sentenced to supervision, probation or convicted of a qualifying misdemeanor; You may have your record sealed and/or expunged.
An order of protection can be obtained by contacting the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office at 847-818-2326. You may also seek the assistance of the Rolling Meadows Police Department’s Social Worker Natalia Nieves by calling the non-emergency number at 847-255-2416.
Other agencies who assist senior citizens are: Senior Help Abuse Hotline 800/252-8955from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday 800/279-0400 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. Monday thru Friday and on weekends Hard of Hearing 800/526-0844
The following is prohibited in Rolling Meadows: Yelling, shouting, hooting, whistling or singing on the public streets, particularly between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. or at any time or place so as to annoy or disturb the quiet, comfort or repose of any person in any hospital, dwelling, hotel or any other type of residence or of any person in the vicinity is prohibited. The playing of any radio, or any musical instrument in such a manner or with such volume, particularly during the hours between 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., as to annoy or disturb the quiet, comfort or repose of persons in any office, hospital or in any dwelling, hotel or other type of residence or of any person in the vicinity is prohibited. The erection, including excavation, demolition, alteration or repair, of any building in any residential district or section in any residential district or section, other than between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on weekdays-permit required for any other times. The creation of a loud and excessive noise in connection with loading or unloading any vehicle or the opening and destruction of bales, boxes, crates and containers. Commercial loading or unloading activity within 100 feet of residentially occupied premises, schools, or hospitals is prohibited between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. It is unlawful for any person who is in possession of or is a record owner of a premises to permit guests, tenants, invitees, visitors or trespassers to Create such noise as disturbs and interrupts the peace, quiet and repose of the neighborhood. Unlawful to amplify music or other sounds to disturb the peace, quiet and repose of the neighborhood.
The Rolling Meadows Police Department accepts most major credit cards including Visa and Mastercard for bonds, however there is a fee for that service in addition to any bond amounts that are imposed.
Cars that are impounded by the Rolling Meadows Police Department are towed to Hillside Towing 120 W University Dr, Arlington Heights, IL 60004. However, prior to any vehicle being released. The owner or operator must go to the Rolling Meadows Police Department to provide proof of a valid license and insurance. Furthermore if the vehicle in question was towed due to an arrest the City of Rolling Meadows requires an administrative fee of $500 prior to the release of the vehicle. The owner may request an administrative hearing to waive the fee within 24 hrs but, MUST have the $500 paid prior to the hearing. All or some of the administrative fee may be refunded to the owner.
You can send a letter to Chief of Police John Nowacki at 3600 Kirchoff Rd, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008. Or you can go to this link and commend online at: Commend police services. If you do not know the Officer’s name please provide as much detail as you can on the nature of the incident you were involved in and the description of the officer. Please list the specific actions or demeanor that impressed you. Mention the location, date and time the incident occurred.
When a citizen has a complaint against a Police Department employee (sworn or civilian), the complaint is directed to a supervisor. You may file a complaint in writing at the Police Department located at 3600 Kirchoff Rd, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008, Illinois law (501ILCS725/3.8(b)), requires that anyone filing a complaint against a sworn police officer must have the complaint supported by a sworn affidavit. Therefore, it is the policy of the Rolling Meadows Police Department that citizens will be requested to complete a sworn affidavit in all cases. You may also file the complaint online using this link: File a complaint against a police officer or civilian employee Again, if the complaint is against a police officer, Illinois law requires and mandates that you sign a sworn affidavit alleging the complaint. Therfore, if you file online you MUST respond the next business day to sign the affidavit. If you have questions please contact 847-255-2416 and ask to speak to a supervisor who will assist you in this process.
Employees can appeal the department’s decision to uphold a complaint and the decision to discipline the employee.
In general, anytime you need a police officer to respond right away you should call 911 for either emergency or urgent calls. Rolling Meadows Police Officers are dispatched through Northwest Central Dispatch System. In most cases a person requiring any type of assistance by the police will call 911 in Rolling Meadows. However, 911 Emergency calls can include accidents, crimes in progress, medical emergencies, domestic situations, etc. Urgent calls can include suspicious people, neighborhood disputes that are in progress, loud music from a neighbor, etc. In essence, if something is occurring NOW, call 911. If it is a matter that only requires a question or a concern you are welcome to call the non emergency number at 847-255-2416. All other calls should be directed to 911.
The Rolling Meadows Police Department will respond to handle the incident. As with many agencies, the Rolling Meadows Police Department will utilize agreements with other agencies to assist us. For example, the police departments surrounding Rolling Meadows have banded together and formed the Major Case Assistance Team to respond to such incidents. This task force brings experienced investigators and evidence personnel to assist. This task force would work under the direct supervision of the Rolling Meadows Police Department. Rolling Meadows Police also volunteers officers to this task force to reciprocate and may assist other towns in their investigations. In addition, this team will respond and provide evidence and investigative assistance in major instances to Rolling Meadows Police when requested. In addition to the Major Case Assistance Team, Rolling Meadows is also a member of the Northern Illinois Police Alarm System which when activated would assist Rolling Meadows in times of disasters or emergencies requiring a large amount of personnel.
This is a common concern that is heard by all police departments. Proper asset management and planning dictates that you must have more squads than you can have patrolling. There are many reasons for this. We must be prepared as squads require constant maintenance and officers must have vehicles available if one is taken out of service for any length of time. Another reason is that with shift changes and calls for service, it is not uncommon for officers to be late coming in at the end of their shift, and the officer just starting needs a vehicle available to get out and patrol and handle calls. What many outside of police work are unfamiliar with is that there are a lot of administrative duties that officers must perform which requires them to be at the station. In fact, these administrative duties can make up about a third of a police officers time.
You can find out where the event is hosted by checking Coffee with a Cop, or the Cities calendar of events at Rolling Meadows Calendar of Events You can also call the non emergency number at 847-255-2416 or email Sgt. John Manfredi at ManfrediJ@cityrm.org or Officer Jason Everett at EverettJ@cityrm.org
You can fill out a survey form located at here: Survey Within the survey you will be given the opportunity to be contacted or only fill out the form. We do request your information as mandatory to keep false surveys from reaching the department.
Yes, The police department has a Facebook page, Twitter feed, and YouTube channel. You can find more information on our Social Media Page There you will be able to link to each page the department has.
If you can not find the answer you are looking for please use this form located here: General Inquiries A police representative will get back to you based on the communication need you specify. For example, email vs. phone call.