Flossmoor Police Department

Flossmoor Officers Show Off Fuzzy Faces at National Night Out

For the past three months, 10 Flossmoor police officers grew out their facial hair — normally a no-no — to raise money for Illinois Special Olympics, culminating in a “best beard” contest at National Night Out on Aug. 7.

Homewood, Flossmoor police departments host National Night Out festivities on Aug. 7

Police departments in Homewood and Flossmoor are hosting National Night Out events Aug. 7 in settings where officers can interact with residents and explain how local law enforcement is working to keep our communities safe. National Night Out has been called “a party with an important purpose,” according to Homewood Events Manager Allisa Opyd.

Police facial hair sprouting as Flossmoor’s Beard Olympics nears

  Kneeling left to right: David Levy and Hank Bausch.
  Standing left to right: Dan Weaver, Brian Tencza,
  Mark Cagle, Tod Kamleiter, Doug Merkle and Nick

Video shows two suspects in June 25 Flossmoor car burglary

A homeowner’s surveillance camera this week captured the image of two persons breaking into a car in Flossmoor.

Tim Filkins promoted to sergeant with Flossmoor PD

Flossmoor Police Officer Tim Filkins, who last year arrested a bank robbery suspect who may have been on his way to commit another crime, has been promoted to the rank of sergeant. Filkins was officially sworn in as a sergeant at the Flossmoor Village Board meeting on March 5 at Village Hall.

Flossmoor police academy can provide a life-changing experience

The stories are always positive, says Flossmoor Police Chief Michael Pulec.
 
Graduates of Flossmoor’s Citizens Police Academy (CPA) usually have stories about their experiences during the 12-week program, Pulec said. And he’s heard a number of them.
 
Enrollment is underway through Dec. 31 for the next Citizens Police Academy, which begins in January.
 

Toys from police shopping spree will again go to needy kids

Flossmoor police officers, during their Monday pre-holiday shopping spree, got a peek inside Santa’s workshop. Or at least the closest than any of us will ever get to it. The officers were granted access to a holiday storage area at Flossmoor’s Meijer store for the Marine Reserve’s Toys for Tots program, a holiday donation entirely funded by Meijer.

Flossmoor traffic stop leads to arrest for bank robbery

Flossmoor police say a bank robbery may have been prevented last week when an officer stopped a car for speeding in mid-morning traffic. Patrolman Tim Filkins stopped a man who subsequently was charged in an Orland Park bank robbery.

New squad car cameras allow remote viewing of police activity

Flossmoor police officials will soon be able to monitor traffic stops and other activity on camera, and in real time.

Following this week’s approval of new squad car camera systems, remote viewing of law enforcement activity will be possible at Flossmoor’s police station.

Village board members, at the Aug. 21 meeting, unanimously voted to purchase the GETAC police camera system for $56,425. The updated system is likely to be installed in the next few weeks.

H-F police departments invite community to National Night Out events on Tuesday

Homewood and Flossmoor police departments will be hosting National Night Out events from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 1. The annual event is a nationwide effort to provide an opportunity for residents to get to know their law enforcement officers and other emergency responders — and to get to know each other.
 

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