Crime Prevention

Commissioner Alm Anaya and Commissioner Scott Britton Recognize October 2021 As Domestic Violence Awareness Month

On Thursday, October 7, Commissioner Alma Anaya (D-7) and Commissioner Scott Britton (D-14) introduced and passed a resolution recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness month. Through the Resolution, the Board committed to continuing to raise […]

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CRIME BLOG

Check Security Cameras: Suspicious Couple Walks Up to Parked Cars on Driveway on Haddow Near Euclid, Arlington Heights

Suspicious couple just before walking up driveway at 11:44 p.m. Tuesday, August 17, 2021 on Haddow Avenue just north of Euclid Avenue in Arlington Heights. YouTube Tips ⓘ Arlington Heights police received a report about […]

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Crime Prevention

Safety and Security at Schools with Old-Fashion Communications Common Sense and 2-Way Radio Communications

Schools can be chaotic places. Depending on whether it’s an elementary, middle, or high school, emotions, behaviors, and hormones might be out of control. This can, and often does, create moments of tension—and possibly even […]

Patrol Cam mobile surveillance trailer deployed at the Arlington Heights Mariano's mid-February 2021
Crime Prevention

Mobile Security Video Surveillance Deployed at Chicagoland Mariano’s, Nationwide Kroger Stores

Rapid deployment parking lot security camera trailers at Mariano’s in Arlington Heights and other locations have been set up to detect, deter and defend carjackings, retail theft and other crimes. YouTube Tips ⓘ Mariano’s and […]

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Crime Prevention

Arlington Heights Police Department Warns of Sextortion Email and Text Scams; Advises ‘Don’t Send Money’

The Arlington Heights Police Department reported Wednesday, May 27, 2020 that the police department would like to raise awareness to an email/text scam classified as “Sextortion.” The offenders behind this scam typically email or text […]

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Crime Prevention

Arlington Heights Police Warn of Fraudulent Phone Calls Soliciting Donations for First Responders and Families

The Arlington Heights Police Department alerted citizens at 9:24 a.m. on Friday April 3, 2020 that scammers are leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic to steal money and personal information. The police messages stated that Arlington Heights […]

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Crime Prevention

Cardinal News and Neighbors App by Ring Benefits Community, But Not When Users Violate Copyright

Cardinal News is anonymously a participating neighbor on the Neighbors App by Ring. Neighbors is a hyperlocal social networking app that has been described as a high-tech neighborhood watch. The app, especially combined with Ring […]

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Crime Prevention

Cook County Medical Examiner Reports 5th Cold-Related Death of the Season in Cook County Occurred in Des Plaines

Des Plaines police at about 8:57 a.m. Friday November 29, 2019 called for firefighter/paramedics to respond to the block of 500 Florian Drive to a report of an unresponsive male. A 64 year-old man was […]