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News Alert

Online Overnight Parking Requests
The Buffalo Grove Police Department is proud to present an on-line overnight parking request. If you need to leave a vehicle on any village street between the hours of 2:00 a.m. through 6:00 a.m., you can fill out the on-line form and it will be sent directly to the police department. Click here, or the overnight parking request button located on the right hand side of the screen to request overnight parking.

2nd Annual Trivia Night hosted by BGPD
We are proud to announce our 2nd Annual Trivia Night, to be held on November 18th at The Arboretum Club, 401 W. Half Day Road. Check-in starts at 5 p.m. with festivities kicking off at 6 p.m. 10 rounds of questions to satisfy even the most competitive trivia players! All proceeds donated to Special Olympics.  For more information, click here

Citizen Satisfaction Survey Results
Click here to view the findings from the police department's Citizen Survey from 2017. The survey was sent to 1,500 residents at random to gauge their views on the services provided by the BGPD.

Senior Resources
Check out our new Senior Resources page, which contains many useful links for our elderly community. Information on financial scams and fraud, how to avoid financial exploitation and even what to do if you feel you, or someone you care about, is being physically or mentally abused. Click here to be redirected to the page. 

2016 Annual Report
The Buffalo Grove Police Department is proud to present our 1st Annual Report, detailing the agency's activities throughout 2016. Please click the picture below to get an inside look into law enforcement in Buffalo Grove!

Annual Report

Junior Police Academy
Missed out on our 2017 JPA program? Take a look at some of the week's activities, and don't forget to sign up next year!

BGPD and DEA Drug Take Back Initiative
*UPDATE* April 29th was National Drug Take Back Day. On that day, residents and community members turned in over 91 lbs of prescription medication for proper disposal, bringing the Buffalo Grove PD's yearly total to 321.4 lbs. Thank you for keeping our community safe and healthy!

Traffic Matters Newsletter
Click here for the latest edition of the Traffic Matters Newsletter.

2016 Top Five Crash Locations
The analysis of 2016 Traffic Crashes has been completed, and the top five crash locations have been identified as: Buffalo Grove and Lake Cook Rd., Lake Cook and Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights and McHenry Rd, Buffalo Grove and Aptakisic Rd (short), and Arlington Heights and Dundee Rd.  Click here for the full report. 

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. **VACATION WATCH REQUESTS ARE NOT TO EXCEED 30 DAYS IN LENGTH**

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.

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