Flossmoor Police Department

Third 'Coffee with a Cop' slated for July 19

Flossmoor police officers will meet the public at the annual "Coffee with a Cop" event on July 19.
 
"Coffee with a Cop" is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Starbucks, 3760 Vollmer Road.
 

Flossmoor chief: Officers ‘did everything right’ in Sunday standoff

Sunday’s six-and-half-hour police standoff in Flossmoor ended with the peaceful arrest of a man who, at gunpoint, allegedly threatened to kill two officers. The suspect was taken into custody after members of the regional SWAT team entered his house, located in the 2500 block of Caddy Street, and discovered him in a room, Acting Police Chief Tod Kamleiter said.
 

Law enforcement in standoff with Flossmoor resident on Sunday

[Update 4:57 p.m.] A suspect was taken into custody about 3:15 p.m. Sunday after a nearly seven hour standoff with Flossmoor police and emergency response officers.

Flossmoor Police Chief Pulec retires from law enforcement

Police Chief Michael Pulec has retired from the Flossmoor Police Department after a 33-year career in law enforcement. Deputy Chief Tod Kamleiter will serve as acting police chief while the village seeks a replacement. On May 17, his final day as chief, Pulec was honored at a village hall reception.

 

Flossmoor police call H-F active shooter drill a success

With the assistance of Homewood officers, the Flossmoor Police Department hosted an active shooter drill at the H-F High School campus. School staff members, along with a few student volunteers, role-played during the March 22 drill while officers led a mock evacuation, followed by an hour-long debriefing to answer any questions from participants. 

 

Police activity near Heather Hill School leads to brief lockdown

Charges are pending against a man after he attempted to elude a Flossmoor police officer in the vicinity of Heather Hill School on Friday morning.
 
The incident triggered a Code Yellow lockdown at the school for less than a half hour, Flossmoor police said in an email community alert.
 

Tuesday seminar focuses on easy steps to keep neighborhoods safe

Crime prevention may sound complicated, and it’s a topic that many of us would rather not think about.

But we can all follow simple steps to prevent becoming crime victims and the beginning of a new year is a perfect time to start taking them.

Flossmoor police fill holiday shopping carts for annual toy drive

“Smaller is better” was the message of the day as Flossmoor police officers embarked on their third annual shopping spree for toys at the village’s Meijer store.
 

In past years, the men in women in blue shopped for big-ticket items, including bicycles, for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. This year, the word came down that smaller items were needed and there are already enough bikes to go around.
 

Teen charged with making threat against H-F High, second threat turned over to FBI

Felony charges have been filed against a 16-year-old Homewood-Flossmoor High School student in connection to threats made against the high school, and H-F officials report that school will be open Monday. [Updated.]

Flossmoor police issued a statement Sunday afternoon saying the juvenile was charged Saturday, Oct. 27, by the Flossmoor Police Department with a Class 4 disorderly conduct felony for threats of violence to a school.

Suspect in custody after threats made against H-F High School

Flossmoor police have apprehended an individual who allegedly posted messages on multiple social media platforms on Saturday threatening violence at Homewood-Flossmoor High School on Monday.

"The suspect is currently in custody and charges are pending in connection with the threat," police said in an email announcement. "This is an ongoing investigation. We thank Homewood-Flossmoor High School and the public for their cooperation in our efforts.

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