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News Alert

National Police Week: May 15th-21st

This year, the names of 252 officers killed in the line of duty are being added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. The group includes 123 officers who were killed during 2015, in addition to 129 officers who died in previous years, but whose stories of sacrifice had been lost to history until now. 

Visit POLICE WEEK INFO to learn more!

Bicycle Safety Coloring Contest

Coloring Contest Winner
*One of the winning entries

All local Buffalo Grove Elementary schools, grades K-3rd, were given entry forms for the Police Department’s annual Bicycle Safety Coloring Contest. The coloring contest is designed to educate our children about bicycle safety. A winner was picked from each grade and those selected will be presented with a $25 gift card at the May 16th Village Board meeting. Congratulations to our winners!!

For additional bicycle safety videos and helmet fitting tips, click here.  Safe riding! 

Commercial Vehicle Safety

We want to remind all commercial truck drivers, that your registration plate expires July 1st. To avoid any fines, we recommend that you renew your registration prior to that date.  Our truck enforcement unit will also be visiting local business offering the same reminder. Click here for more information. 

Why I Wear the Badge

Meet some of your local law enforcement officers and hear why they wear the badge!
Click here to watch the video! 
Recruitment Video
The Buffalo Grove Police Department has completed their new recruitment video that provides a little insight to being a Buffalo Grove Police Officer. Click here to watch!

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

Click here to see the new GIS system. 

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