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BG Finance Director Scott Anderson
Buffalo Grove Bids Fond Farewell to Finance Director
05/13/2019
Scott Anderson has accepted an offer to be the next Village Manager of Barrington, after an impressive 27-year career with the Village of Buffalo Grove.
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Cop on a Rooftop
Buffalo Grove 'Cop on a Rooftop' Events
05/13/2019
The Buffalo Grove Police Department will again be participating in the Special Olympics fundraiser, ‘Cop on a Rooftop’ on Friday, May 17, 2019.
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Click It or Ticket Campaign is Unofficial Start to Summer
05/10/2019
As summer approaches and vehicle travel increases for area residents, Buffalo Grove Police are partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket.
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National Police Week Honors Officers Who Paid the Ultimate Sacrifice
05/10/2019
Sunday, May 12, 2019 is the start of National Police Week - a week dedicated to honoring police officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.
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School Bus Safety
05/02/2019
BGPD would like to remind drivers to abide by Illinois Law relating to school buses on Village roadways.
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Three Arrested
Multiple Police Agency Cooperation Results in Guilty Pleas and Jail Time
04/30/2019
Three men who were involved with residential burglaries in Buffalo Grove and neighboring communities have plead guilty and are headed to the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) to serve out their jail sentences. This result was achieved after months of investigation and collaboration between the Buffalo Grove Police Department and nearly a dozen other law enforcement agencies from the north and northwest suburbs of Chicago.
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Szos Broussard Gretz
Police Sergeant Recognized as “Rising Shield in Law Enforcement”
04/29/2019
On April 26, 2019, Buffalo Grove Police Sergeant Robert Broussard was honored by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police (ILACP) as one of only three of the state’s, “Rising Shields in Law Enforcement” award recipients.
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Officer Officer Receives BG Officer of the Year Award
Jonathan Officer Honored as Buffalo Grove Police Officer of the Year
04/16/2019
Due to his continued demonstration of self-initiated activities as a patrol officer, field training officer, department instructor,
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Firefighter of the Year Scott Renshaw and Fire Chief Mike Baker
FF/PM Scott Renshaw was named the 2018 Firefighter of the Year
04/16/2019
He has demonstrated the dedication and involvement to be extremely worthy of this recognition.
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Move Over it's the Law
National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
04/03/2019
BGPD remind drivers to drop their phones or pay up. Fines can range from $50 to $150.
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Water Bill
Water Bill Error
03/21/2019
Water Bill Error for Some Residential/Single-Family Customers
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Niche.com 2019 Best Places to Live
Buffalo Grove Ranked #2 for Best Suburb and Safest Suburb in Chicago Area by Niche.com
03/18/2019
Buffalo Grove has been ranked #2 as the Best Suburb to Live in, and the Safest Suburb in the Chicago area, by Niche.com.
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Two Buffalo Grove Public Works Employees Obtain National Certification
03/05/2019
Two Buffalo Grove Public Works employees have achieved a top, national certification through The American Public Works Association (APWA).
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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
The ‘Luck O’ The Irish’ Isn’t Enough for Safe Driving this St. Patrick’s Day
02/28/2019
For decades, Americans across the country, whether of Irish heritage or not, have come together to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day over a pint of green beer and community festivities. Unfortunately, this merry-making can lead to dangerous driving conditions as party-goers head home, which is why the Buffalo Grove Police Department is reminding residents that Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving.
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Buffalo Grove Police
Buffalo Grove and Canadian National Railway Police Partner for 3rd Annual Random Acts of Kindness Day
02/14/2019
Police Officers from Buffalo Grove, and representatives from the Canadian National Railway will once again be participating in ‘National Random Acts of Kindness Day’ by distributing free coffee and goodies at the Buffalo Grove Train Depot, 825 Commerce Court in Buffalo Grove on Friday, February 15, 2019 during morning rush.
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Prairie View Metra Station Area Public Meeting
Prairie View Metra Station Area Second Public Meeting
02/04/2019
The Village of Buffalo Grove will host a second public open house on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 to reveal and gather feedback on the draft vision for the future Prairie View Metra Station Area.
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Buffalo Grove Snow Plow at Night
Monday January 28, 2019 Village of Buffalo Grove Snow Removal Update
01/28/2019
Shovel snow from driveways and sidewalks before extreme temps arrive and parking restrictions.
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Police Department Urges Public to Make a Game Plan for Super Bowl Sunday
01/28/2019
The Buffalo Grove Police Department Urges Public to Make a Game Plan for Super Bowl Sunday: Are You Drinking or Driving?
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Village of Buffalo Grove Employees Group Shot
Buffalo Grove Employee, Village Receive 2019 APWA Awards
01/17/2019
Forestry and Grounds Manager Tom Milas was recognized with the Professional Manager of the Year Award; the Village received the Management Innovation Award.
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BG Police Officer Receives LCJOA Award from Lake County Juvenile Officer Association President, Vincent Ramirez
Buffalo Grove School Resource Officer Receives Award for Commitment to Youth
01/16/2019
On Friday, January 11, 2019, School Resource Officer (SRO) Ashley Krozel received the ‘Law Enforcement Award’ from the Lake County Juvenile Officer’s Association (LCJOA) for her work and dedication to youths that are living and attending schools in and around Buffalo Grove.
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Public Works Snow Removal Preparation of Vehicles
Saturday January 12, 2019 Snow Removal Update
01/12/2019
The Buffalo Grove Public Works Department has mobilized due to winter weather, and will be plowing and salting all Village streets.
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Buffalo Grove Named One of the Country's Safest Cities
01/09/2019
The Village ranked #10 in the list of the 100 safest U.S. cities.
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Buffalo Grove Police Station Lobby
Public Internet Purchase Exchange Zones
01/07/2019
Internet Purchase Exchange Zones are available to members of the public.
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Police Enforcement
Traffic Campaign Results
12/21/2018
The Buffalo Grove Police Department conducted a Thanksgiving Enforcement Campaign between November 16-26, 2018, reminding motorists to buckle up and not to drive impaired, day or night, as part of the nationwide Click It or Ticket mobilization.
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NYE
Village Hall Holiday Closures
Buffalo Grove Village Hall will close early at 3:00 p.m. on New Year's Eve (Monday, December 31, 2018)
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Waste Pickup Schedule for Week of New Year's
Due to the New Year's holiday, garbage pickup will be delayed by one day
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