Police Documents & Forms

  • Alarm User Permit - Use this form to apply for a burglar and/or fire alarm permit. If residents and businesses experience excessive false alarms, the Crime Prevention Unit will send a letter offering assistance in an attempt to reduce the number of false alarm incidents.
  • Animal Tags - Pet licenses are required for cats and dogs four months of age or over, within 10 days of acquiring the pet, or within 10 days of becoming a resident of the Village. The cost of the tag is $10 and proof that the animal is inoculated against rabies is required. The tags run the Village's fiscal year, which is May 1 of the present year to April 30 of the following year. There are special restrictions that apply to Rottweilers and Pitbull Terriers. For a copy of these restrictions, please contact the Village Health Department at 847-459-2530.
  • Background Manual - Background information manual for candidates to the Buffalo Grove Police Department.
  • Block Party Form - The Village of Buffalo Grove encourages block parties in residential areas. The village does not require a permit for block parties. However, we do request that you notify the police department of the event and provide the name of a contact person. Use this form if a Block Party is desired. (The Fire Department requires a two week minimum notice if an appearance is requested.)
  • Business Official Listing Form - This is required by the Village of Buffalo Grove to assist us in contacting the appropriate person should a police, fire, or medical emergency occur on your premises.
  • Citizen Police Academy Application - Use this form to register for the Citizen Police Academy.
  • Compliment or Complaint - Use this form to pay a compliment to an officer, or to file a complaint against an officer. 
  • Junior Police Academy Application - Use this form to register for the Junior Policy Academy.
  • Report Request - Use this form to request a report, in accordance with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act. This form may be submitted directly to the Police Records Division by email or fax. Please send all emails to the Police Records Division and fax all forms to 847-279-0619.
  • Premise Alert and Special Needs Person Information Form - Use these forms to provide information to the Buffalo Grove Police Department regarding Special Needs subjects that you would like to have entered into our database. The information in these forms would be used to assist Police Officers when dealing with residents with Special Needs.
  • Overweight/Over Sized Truck Permit Application
  • Police Permit Route Map
  • 2014 Citizen Survey