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The Police Department provides 24-hour protection for residents, businesses and the thousands of visitors and patrons who support West Dundee’s business community. The West Dundee Police Department takes a proactive approach to law enforcement by using prevention and education as its primary tools.

Police Chief
Andrew Wieteska
awieteska@wdundee.org

Admin Supervisor
Kevin Burke
kburke@wdundee.org

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Personnel are dispatched to calls for service by the QuadCom Regional Dispatch Center located in Carpentersville. This center is a 9-1-1 emergency dispatch system which serves 5 police agencies and 4 fire agencies. On average, the Department receives approximately 8,000 calls for service throughout the year. A majority of these calls are non-violent crime which includes traffic enforcement, motor vehicle crashes, thefts, deceptive practice and other forms of fraud.

In addition to the normal law enforcement activities, the Police Department sponsors community-oriented programs including:

  • House Watch
    Residents going out of town for an extended period can register with the Police Department for the House Watch program. Under the program, a police officer will check on your house at least once per night and monitor for suspicious activity.

    Police Department House Watch Request


  • Neighborhood Watch
    This program is designed to educate residents in the principles of crime prevention and awareness and to coordinate the citizen’s efforts to monitor and report any suspicious activity in the neighborhood.

Dog Licensing

Dogs over four months of age must be licensed by the Village within 30 days of moving in. Proof of a valid rabies inoculation is required. A one-year tag is available with a one-year rabies inoculation for $10.00, and a three-year tag is available with a three-year inoculation for $20.00. Dog tags may be purchased at the Police Department or at the Village Hall.


Neighborhood Traffic Violation Reporting

Residents can report minor traffic violations to the Police Department by completing a Neighborhood Traffic Violation Reporting Form regarding specific vehicles. Please note the following general guidelines.

  • The Neighborhood Traffic Violation Reporting Form can be submitted for general traffic concerns, or for specific and/or repeat violations when information on an offending vehicle is available.

  • In cases in which information on an offending vehicle is available, the Police Department may submit a courtesy letter to the registered owner of the vehicle, notifying them of the violation(s) and asking for their compliance with the traffic laws.

  • It is not necessary for the reporting person to provide their contact information.

  • The reporting form should not be used to request emergency assistance or report crimes in progress. In these cases dial 9-1-1.

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Public Safety Center I
555 South Eighth Street (Route 31)
West Dundee, IL 60118

Phone:
Fax:
Hrs:

(847) 551-3810
(847) 551-3843
8am - 5pm M-F

QuadCom Non-emergency dispatch: (847) 428-8784

Call 911 to report an emergency.

Crime Tip Hotline: (847) 586-5600, stopcrime@wdundee.org

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Anonymously report a crime solving tip to the West Dundee Police Department.

Submit a message below or call (847) 586-5600.

For in-progress crimes or matters that require immediate police response, call 9-1-1.

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Avoid Vehicle Break-ins with the Push of a Button

Click below for helpful and easy tips from the Police Department to avoid becoming a victim of vehicle break-ins.

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Text to 911 Now Available

As of March 1, 2016, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon customers within the QuadCom 911 service area may be able to use their mobile device to send a text message to 911 for emergency help. (QuadCom serves Barrington Hills, Carpentersville, East Dundee, Sleepy Hollow, South Barrington and West Dundee.)

Texting during an emergency could be helpful if you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, or if a voice call to 911 might otherwise be dangerous or impossible. But if you are able to make a voice call to 911, and if it is safe to do so, you should always make a voice call to 911 to request emergency response from Police, Fire or Emergency Medical Services.

With either a text or voice call, the first information you should provide is your location, in as clear and premise terms as possible. Do not use abbreviations or slang when communicating with 911.

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Telephone Scams

Please be aware of an increase in telephone scams requesting money. Recent reports have been related to claims of money owed to the IRS or claims that a loved one is in danger, arrested or injured.

Any request regarding use of green dot pre-paid credit cards to transfer money should be suspected as a potential scam. Remember to always confirm the claims through a third party before taking any action. Click the PDF below for more information on the "Grandparent Scam" and how to protect yourself.

Please contact the West Dundee Police Department should you suspect you have been a target of such a scam.

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Neighborhood Traffic Violation Report Form

Residents can report minor traffic violations to the Police Department by completing a Neighborhood Traffic Violation Report Form regarding specific vehicles. This form is available by clicking below, and also on the Police Dept and Area Construction Projects pages of this site.

From these reports, the Police Department sends a courtesy letter to the vehicle owner advising them of the reported violation and encourages the driver to obey traffic laws. The form may also be used to report general traffic concerns by completing the "other" section of the form. All submissions will be reviewed by the Police Department.

This form should not be used to request emergency assistance or report crimes in progress. In these cases, dial 911.

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Car Seat Safety Checks

Please be advised that the Village of West Dundee no longer provides child car seat safety checks.

Child car seat safety checks are available from Sherman Hospital, located at 1425 Randall Road in Elgin, by appointment. Please visit the Advocate Sherman Health website for additional information or call 224-783-8996 to set up an appointment.

Upcoming safety seat check events may also be posted to the website www.seatcheck.net.


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Mon
Jul 04
2016

Independence Day - Village Offices CLOSED

The offices Village Hall, Public Safety Center 2 and the Public Works facility are closed in observation of the holiday.

This is one of the 6 holidays recognized by Republic Services. Therefore, curbside refuse collection will be one day later than usual for the week of the holiday. Collection will be on Saturday.

Tue
Jul 19
2016

Police Pension Board Meeting

9:00AM at Village Hall, 102 S. Second Street
For meeting agendas and minutes of the Police Pension Fund Board, please click on the link below.

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Mon
Sep 05
2016

Labor Day - Village Offices CLOSED

The offices Village Hall, Public Safety Center 2 and the Public Works facility are closed in observation of the holiday. This is one of the 6 holidays recognized by Republic Services. Therefore, curbside refuse collection will be one day later than usual for the week of the holiday. Collection will be on Saturday.

Tue
Oct 18
2016

Police Pension Board Meeting

9:00AM at Village Hall, 102 S. Second Street
For meeting agendas and minutes of the Police Pension Fund Board, please click on the link below.

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Thu
Nov 24
2016

Thanksgiving - Village Offices CLOSED

The offices Village Hall, Public Safety Center 2 and the Public Works facility are closed in observation of the holiday.

This is one of the 6 holidays recognized by Republic Services. Therefore, curbside refuse collection will be one day later than usual for the week of the holiday. Collection will be on Saturday.


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