WPD News & Information

From November 17 - November 21 Radarsign® was deployed on the 11100 block of Windsor Drive surveying vehicles traveling westbound.
Community Alert - Stolen Vehicles
Westchester Police Department is alerting residents to be vigilant in the prevention of motor vehicle thefts in the Village. Police are reminding residents to call 911 immediately to report any sus...
Winter Car Seat Safety
With the days becoming colder as a general rule, bulky clothing, including winter coats and snowsuits, should not be worn underneath the harness of a car seat. Choose a sweater or thin fleece,...
Congratulations to Officer Kristina Tountas, Officer David Mode, and Officer Brian Cantwell. Acting-Village President Nick Steker administered the oath of office to newly promoted Sergean...
Westchester Police Officers, Firefighters and other local First Responders trained over the past 3 days to improve integration between law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical services (EMS) in...
The Westchester Police Department has have a few recent incidents of home rental scams. The scam starts with a “hijacked” ad for a rental apartment. A criminal steals an authentic listi...
Shop with a Cop 2022
Shop with a Cop is an annual event which pairs approximately 8-10 underprivileged students with Westchester Officers for a shopping trip leading up to Christmas. The goal is to promote community and public relations while also instilling in each child a positive experience with law enforcement.
Westchester Police Department approved Solicitor Permit for Eco Shield, valid from September 23, 2022 - December 24, 2022.  
Village Ordinance states that on any sidewalk or parkway, except at a residence between the hours of ten p.m. and six a.m. if the vehicle is parked on the driveway, and except on a parkway where pa...