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NEW! June 2013

Park Ridge CERT Newsletter  






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The Park Ridge Police Department, along with the DEA, will host a National Take Back Initiative on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10a - 2p at the Park Ridge Police Department.

Congratulations to the newest member of the Park Ridge Police Department:  Officer Juarez #154.  She graduated from the Academy on Friday, March 28, 2014.  Welcome to the PRPD!


See/Click the image below for the latest Law Enforcement Torch Run Events in 2014

Sign up to become a member of the Park Ridge Community Emergency Response Team (PRCERT)


Join the Park Ridge Police Department at Coffee with a Cop 2014!


The Park Ridge Police Department reminds you to Lock it or Lose it!  Don't be a victim.



No Hand-Held Cell Phone Use - Beginning January 1, 2014

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Chief's Roundtable 2014

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Concealed Carry Act

Beginning in 2014, legal gun owners who meet all the requirements set by the state will be allowed to carry weapons with them in the state of Illinois. Residents are asked to visit the Illinois State Police FAQ page at: for more information.

Individuals licensed to carry a concealed firearm under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act are prohibited from carrying a firearm on, or into, any of the prohibited areas listed under Section 65 of the statute. Private property owners may also prohibit individuals from carrying a concealed firearm on, or into, property under their control.

Owners of any statutorily prohibited area or private property, excluding residences, where the owner prohibits the carrying of firearms must clearly and conspicuously post the Illinois State Police approved sign, in accordance with 430 ILCS 66/1, at the entrance of the building, premises or real property:



Mission/Vision Statement

The Park Ridge Police Department is dedicated to providing excellent police service through positive community partnerships and collaborations with our citizens in order to reduce crime, create a safe environment, build trust, and enhance the quality of life in our community. In pursuit of this mission we endorse the following values: Honor, Integrity, Personal Accountability, and Professionalism.




Message from the Chief

Chief Frank Kaminski

Welcome to the Park Ridge Police Department website. As you explore our site, I hope you will get to know more about the department, its employees and our efforts to serve the Park Ridge community.

The department is committed to a policing philosophy called the PACT – Police And Community Together. Through this philosophy, we as members of the department value developing partnerships, fostering community engagement and working together to solve problems. I encourage you to become part of the PACT.

Two ways to become involved are the Citizens Police Academy and the Citizens Patrol. Both programs offer the opportunity for residents to connect with the police.

As your Police Chief and a 30-year resident, I can affirm that Park Ridge is a wonderful place to live and work. I look forward to keeping you informed and getting to know you better, both personally and through this site. Click here to view our organizational chart which depicts our three divisons - Field Operations, Support Services and Administrative Services. Please go to the Citizen Information tab for an update on what's happening in the department and to read the monthly and annual reports.



Chief Frank J. Kaminski 


Research conducted by NeighborhoodScout revealed the 100 safest cities in America with 25,000 or more people.  Based on the total number of property and violent crimes per 1,000 residents, Park Ridge ranks as the 72nd safest city in America.  Data used for this research are 1) the number of total crimes reported to the FBI to have occurred in each city, and 2) the population of each city. 



Contact Information

For Emergencies,
dial 911

Phone 847-318-5252
Fax  847-318-5308

200 S Vine Ave
Park Ridge IL 60068-6000

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