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Sep 21, 2016 IRS Telephone Scam
On September 19, 2016, the Palatine Police Department responded to the 200 block of N. Smith St. for a fraud report. The female victim stated that earlier in the evening, she received a call from an unknown male subject claiming to be with the “IRS”. The subject told the victim that she owed the IRS over $12,000.00 and he had a warrant for her arrest if she did not make payment for what was owed. The subject agreed to accept whatever payment the victim could afford. The victim followed the subject’s instructions and went to a local retail store and purchased $8,000.00 worth of gift cards. After the purchase, the victim placed the gifts cards in a nearby mailbox to be mailed to an address in Washington D.C. Read More
Sep 08, 2016 "Click it or Ticket" Labor Day Enforcement Results
The Palatine Police Department is dedicated to making our roadways the safest they can be. To strengthen that effort, the Palatine Police Department joined forces with other law enforcement agencies and highway safety partners throughout the state in the Illinois Labor Day Traffic Safety crackdown. The crackdown, part of the statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “Click It or Ticket” campaigns, was made possible by federal highway safety funds through the Illinois Department of Transportation. The focus of this campaign was to get intoxicated motorists off the roads and make sure vehicle occupants were kept safe through the enforcement of seat belt and child restraint use. Read More
Aug 30, 2016 "Click It or Ticket"
The Palatine Police Department is dedicated to keeping our roadways safe through aggressive traffic enforcement measures. With federal highway safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation, we are participating in the Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Traffic Safety Crackdown. Read More
Jul 26, 2016 Press Release- Palatine Police 2016 Illinois Speed Awareness Day Campaign
Palatine Police Join Forces with Agencies Statewide for 2016 Illinois Speed Awareness Day Campaign Palatine, IL – During Illinois Speed Awareness Day this July 27th, the Palatine Police Department is taking a proactive approach to promote safety for motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists through both education and enforcement. In Illinois during 2014, speed was the reason for 32.4% of all traffic fatalities. That’s 348 deaths for the year, or one life every 25 hours. These lives can be easily saved by being aware of our speed and understanding how speeding impacts a crash. Read More
Jul 19, 2016 PRESS RELEASE - Arrest Made in Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child
On July 18, 2016, the Palatine Police Department arrested and charged 18-year-old Joseph L. Griffin of the 1300 block of N. Whitewater Ln., Palatine, with two counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child. Read More
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