The Gurnee Police Department provides services to the community 24 hours per day. Your Police department is active in community oriented policing and problem-solving, with efforts in areas such as; traffic and DUI enforcement, crime prevention, D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), neighborhood watch, gang prevention, and youth assistance programs.
The department is headed by the Chief of Police and two Deputy Chiefs and includes 62 sworn and 27 civilian personnel.
The communications center is staffed around the clock and provides Enhanced 9-1-1 service to residents along with radio dispatching, alarm monitoring, and other communications functions.