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Gilberts Police Department

The Gilberts Police Department is located at 86 Railroad Street, Gilberts, IL

Administrative Office Hours are Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

In an emergency, please dial 9-1-1

Phone 847-428-2954

To contact Dispatch for non-emergency please call 630-232-8400

The Village of Gilberts is located along interstate 90 west of Randall Road and is one of the fastest growing communities in the State of Illinois. Police personnel consist of a full time chief, 7 full time officers, 10 part time officers, and a community service officer. The Department covers approximately 5 square miles of area, and serves a population of 6,879 as of the 2010 census. The Village of Gilberts Police Department participates in mutual aid providing support to neighboring municipalities, Kane County Sheriff and Illinois State Police on an as needed basis. In addition, if the department requires additional resources, these agencies provide resources to the Gilberts Police Department on an as needed basis.

The Gilberts Police Department is a Safe Haven.

Illinois offers a safe option for a desperate parent in crisis. By handing your unharmed baby, 30 days old or younger, to personnel at any hospital, emergency medical facility, staffed fire station, or police station

  • You can walk away with no questions asked

  • The baby will be cared for and placed in a loving home for adoption.

  • No attempt whatsoever will be made to contact you. No crime will have been committed.

  • This is a TRULY safe process.

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    Contact an Officer

  • Gilberts Police Officers are on duty 24/7.

  • If you have an emergency dial 9-1-1.

  • The Gilberts Police Department is dispatched by Kane-comm, an area wide consolidated dispatch service which is located in Geneva. If you wish to speak to an officer at your home or business, please call 911.

  • To contact Dispatch for non-emergency please call 630-232-8400

    Goal of the Department

    The scope of the police function is defined by its goals. As a result, the police function must be broadly interpreted to include many tasks other than the enforcement of laws. The overall goal of the Gilberts Police Department and each employee includes:

  • Protection of life and property

  • Prevention of crime

  • Preservation of the public peace

  • Enforcement of laws and ordinances

  • Arrest of law violators, and the assembling of competent evidence of the alleged violation

  • Promotion of respect for the law and for those sworn to enforce it, and promotion of citizen cooperation in law enforcement

  • Enhancement of public safety and promotion of community services

    Gilberts Police Department Value Statement:

  • The Gilberts Police Department will provide courtesy service to all citizens

  • The Gilberts Police Department will work to develop a partnership with the various neighborhoods in order to prevent crime, strengthen neighborhood groups and improve the quality of neighborhood life

  • The Gilberts Police Department will vigorously pursue those who commit crimes

  • The Gilberts Police Department is committed to maintaining an efficient and effective police organization based on sound and current management philosophies

  • The Gilberts Police Department will balance the maintenance of organizational stability and continuity with the encouragement of innovative and creative thinking to avoid stagnancy

  • The Gilberts Police Department, recognizing that all its employees are important, will encourage participation in the organization at all levels

  • The Gilberts Police Department will maintain the highest standards of integrity and professionalism in all its actions

  • The Gilberts Police Department is committed to developing a reputation in the law enforcement community as a progressive and professional police organization.

    Police Services

    Crime Prevention

    The Gilberts Police Department currently has two officers assigned as Crime Prevention Officers. The Crime Prevention Officers are trained in household security and can advise residents on how to make their homes more secure against theft and burglary. The Crime Prevention Officers are also involved with the Gilberts Neighborhood Watch Program. If you would like to know more about home security or neighborhood watch, contact Officer Levand at (847) 428-2954.

    Ride Along Program

    The Gilberts Police Department currently operates a Ride Along Program that enables residents 18 and over to ride along with an officer on patrol. In order to ride along with an officer, individuals must complete a waiver of liability. Waivers are available at the Gilberts Police Department and must be completed and returned so that car and patrol assignments can be made. Residents who are interested in participating in the Ride Along Program are invited to stop by the Gilberts Police Department, 86 Railroad Street for more information. Information is also available by calling the station at (847) 428-2954 and asking for the shift supervisor.

    House Watch Program

  • If you are leaving home for an extended period, use timers or other devices to turn lights on and off to make your home looked lived in. Try to have neighbors or relatives pick up mail, mow grass, and clear snow in your driveway.

  • If you will be away for a week or more, you may request a house-watch by the Police Department. Please call to make the necessary arrangements. Be prepared to supply dates you will be gone, phone number of a person to contact in case of an emergency, description of vehicles left in the driveway and location of lights that are on timers.

    Fingerprinting

  • Fingerprinting is available for your children for identification purposes. The department also fingerprints resident for licensing and passports when required by law.

    Neighborhood Watch Program

  • The Village of Gilberts Police Department offers a Neighborhood Watch Program for all residents in the village. The program allows residents and the Police Department the opportunity to work together in preventing crime in the village.

  • The Neighborhood Watch Group meets on a bi-monthly basis with meetings usually lasting about 1 hour. The Neighborhood Watch Program requires very little time from residents, but can help make a significant difference in the community. The active participation of neighborhood residents is a critical element in community safety-not through vigilantism but simply through a willingness to look out for suspicious activity.

  • If interested in joining the group or for more information, please contact the Police Department at 847-428-2954.

    Gun Locks

  • The Gilberts Police Department provides free gun locks to all residents requesting assistance in securing their firearms. The gun lock program was started in order to help reduce the likelihood of a tragic accident with a firearm, especially those involving children. You will be asked to complete a form so please bring your FOID card with you.

    Child Safety Seat Inspections

  • The department offers child car safety seat inspections by appointment.Contact Officer Mike Izydorski at 847-428-2954, Monday or Wednesday.

    ABOUT THE CHIEF

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MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF

On behalf of the men and women of the Gilberts Police Department, thank you for visiting the Gilberts Police Department webpage. I trust that you will find the information provided to be helpful and timely. I am honored to lead an organization as talented as the Gilberts Police Department which is comprised of many compassionate, professional employees who are dedicated to meeting the needs of the community.  As an organization we strive to create an atmosphere that is based upon the expectations of excellent police services.  The strength of the police department rests in the quality of our employees and partnerships with the community. If you have questions that are not answered on our webpage, please feel free to contact me or the department for further information.

As Chief of Police, I am proud and honored to serve the community, the village, and members of the department.

Louis Rossi

Chief of Police

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