Flossmoor Police Department

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.

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.

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