Flossmoor Police Department

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.

Youths involved in Flossmoor Fest fight face hearing process

Four youths are undergoing local adjudication hearings following their arrests for fighting at Flossmoor Fest on Sept. 8.

The four young males, all in their early teens, were arrested after a fight that led to one of the participants going to the hospital and a broken window at the Coldwell Banker real estate office.

Flossmoor police investigating fight at village festival

A police investigation is continuing into a fight at last weekend’s Flossmoor Fest.

Witnesses to the Sept. 8 incident saw fighting take place on Sterling Avenue, just north of Flossmoor Road, among members of a group of young people. At the end of the brief fight one of the youths went through a window at Coldwell Banker, 1056 Sterling Ave.

Flossmoor Police get ComEd grant for safety speed signs

The Flossmoor Police Department has received one of 21 ComEd grants awarded through its Powering Safe Communities program.
 
The ComEd awards were given for projects that improve the efficiency and delivery of public safety programs, increase community resiliency and address unmet safety needs. Applications to ComEd were reviewed by the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus.
 

Flossmoor seeking applicants for police department eligibility list

The Flossmoor Police Department is accepting applications from men and women interested in a career in law enforcement.

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