and Safety Frequently Asked Questions are answered here.
is the Police Department located?
At 121 Symonds Drive, just east of Garfield Street on
the north side of the Burlington railroad tracks. Click
here for map.
are the hours of operation for the police lobby?
The lobby is open 8:00AM - 10:30PM Monday thru Friday,
8:00AM - 2:00PM Saturdays and closed Sundays.
Police Officers are on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days
per year. There is an emergency phone inside the front
door of the police department that is always available
to summon a police officer.
do I make a police report?
Reports must be made in person. If you are within the
Village limits, an officer can be dispatched to your
location to make a report. Otherwise, you may come in
to the Police Department at any time to make a report.
do I obtain a copy of a motor vehicle crash report?
Copies of accident reports may be obtained anytime by
coming into the Police Department lobby. There is a
$5.00 fee for this service.
are the hours for curfew?
Local Village Ordinance differs from Nighttime driving
restrictions set by the State of Illinois. Local curfew
for persons under 17 who are not driving: 11:00PM -6:00AM
Sunday - Thursday, 12:00PM - 6:00AM Friday and Saturday.
16 and 17 year-old drivers must comply with Nightime
driving restrictions: 10:00PM - 6:00AM Sunday - Thursday,
11:00PM - 6:00AM Friday And Saturday. Click
here for more information concerning the Graduated Drivers
do I obtain a Village vehicle sticker?
Vehicle stickers may be purchased at the Village Hall
during normal business hours. For more information call
is my power going to be restored?
The Police Department has no control over power utilities.
During power outages, our dispatchers are very busy.
Calling them to ask when your power will be restored
may delay an emergency response. Please call 1-800-EDISON-1
can I arrange to have my fingerprints taken?
Fingerprinting is provided for Hinsdale residents for
a $10 fee, Non-residents $25. Fingerprinting is done
on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00AM - Noon.
do I contest a Parking Citation?
for Review of Citation"
form must be completed and forwarded to the Police Department
along with a copy of the citation. Forms are available
at the Police Department or on this web site. Your explanation
will be reviewed by the issuing officer and his supervisor
and you will be notified of the results. If you are
not satisfied with the results of the review, you may
come to the Police Department and request a court date.
NOTE: You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader software to
view the form online. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat
Reader software, you can download it here:
can I view the list of registered child sex offenders
that live in Hinsdale?
You may view the list by coming to the Police
Department or by visiting the following website links:
can I park my car in Downtown Hinsdale?
Please click here to view
a map detailing where and when free parking is available
How can I get notified of emergencies or get critical
The Village of Hinsdale Police Department uses the Code
Red Warning System which allows a message to be sent via
telephone to all residents of the Village. You can make
sure the Village has your correct address and telephone
number by visiting the Code
Red web site. For more information on Code Red call
the Police Department at 630-789-7070 or send
e-mail. Beginning in January of 2009,
you can also register for text or email alerts through
the Community Alerts Network. Click
here for more information.
can I find out more about Traffic and Safety in Hinsdale?
read the following
that answers frequently asked questions regarding traffic
You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader software to view this
document online. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader
software, you can download it here:
You may also view this web
page for answers to many questions asked about traffic
Is there a process in place for filing a complaint against
a member of the Police Department?
Complaint forms are available in the lobby of the Police
Department. Upon receipt of this complaint, the shift
supervisor will meet the complainant and initiate the
citizen complaint process according to Department Policy.
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