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News Alert

Vacation Watch Requests
To complete a vacation watch form for your home, please click here and you will be directed to our on-line reporting.  Please call 847-459-2560 if you have any issues completing the report or have any amendments to an already submitted one.  

Tax Season is here!
Reminders about keeping your personal information and tax refunds safe. 

Police Officer Testing Now Open!

Follow this link to see the job description and application process to become one of Buffalo Grove's finest.

Spoofed Calls
Click here to read information pertaining to "spoofed calls" and what you can do to help combat potential fraud!

Traffic Matters Newsletter
Select here to read the newest Traffic Matters newsletter!  

Protect your Shipped Packages With These Tips!
Read here for some security tips about keeping your delivered packages...yours. 

Police Department offers a Safe Exchange Zone for Craigslist purchases

Need to meet a stranger to complete your Craiglist sale or other online purchase? Why not do it at the Buffalo Grove Police Department? This agency offers our lobby as a Safe Exchange Zone for buyers and sellers to meet, examine items, and complete transactions. Officers will not be actively involved in the exchange, however, we provide a well-lit area that has video surveillance...for free! If you need assistance, we're only a few steps away. Be safe!

Protect Your Personal Identity
The holidays are right around the corner and we want you to have a safe and happy season! Check out these tips to help protect your identity, credit, bank accounts and more. 

File a Police Report Online
Need to file a police report?  Our new online reporting option allows you to file several types of non-emergency incidents, including vacation watches without having to call 911. Click here for more information.

2014 Buffalo Grove Police Department's Citizen Survey Results
Chief Steven R. Casstevens is pleased to announce the results of the recently completed 2014 Citizen Survey.  The survey has been sent out since 1984 with the intent to gauge satisfaction of the police service in Buffalo Grove. 

Select to view the news release and survey results

To view Buffalo Grove Police Department's safety videos, click here.