News & Information

Congratulations To Our Newest Officer
Officers Van Pratt was sworn in by Village President Hribal on April 8th at a special swearing in ceremony before reporting to the police academy in the coming months for the next stage of his law enforcement career. At the completion of their academy, Officer Van Pratt will be sworn in at a Village Board meeting.
Don't Fall Prey to Tax Scams
Compiled annually, the Dirty Dozen lists a variety of common scams that taxpayers may encounter anytime but many of these schemes peak during filing season as people prepare their returns or hire s...
Westchester MAP Chapter #504 Solicitation
The Metropolitan Alliance of Police (MAP) Chapter #504 will be soliciting on behalf of the Westchester Police Department Sergeant, Patrol, and Civilian collective bargaining units over the course of the next two to three weeks through phone calls. Any questions please contact the Police Department (708) 345-0060.  
Ruse Burglaries Information & Tips
Perpetrators tend to target homes that have a single chair in the garage or on the driveway or porch facing out towards the street, or properties with poorly maintained landscapes. They may also ap...
1st Responder Training
The Answers Inc (Autism Awareness & Support Agency) provided Autism & Developmental Disabilities 1st Responders training to members of the Police Department on Thursday March 14th. Training included signs, symptoms, and de-escalation tactics when dealing with intellectual and or developmental disabilities.
New I-Pass Stickers
This month the Illinois Tollway will be phasing out the clunky plastic I-Pass transponders and rolling out new RFID sticker transponders. The stickers are smaller, cheaper and don’t require batteries to operate.
Online Fraud and Deceptive Practices
Scammers and fraudsters often target the elderly population due to a perceived vulnerability, executed by various methods, both in person and through online electronic devices - to deceive and expl...

Officers Rodriguez, and Officer McCord were sworn in by Village President Hribal on December 18th at a special swearing in ceremony before they will report to the police academy in early January for the next stage of their law enforcement career. At the completion of their academy, both officers will be sworn in at a Village Board meeting.

Please help us welcome them to Westchester and wish them well at the academy.

Package Thefts
On 12/01/23 the above subject(s) stole packages off a porch on the 1800 block of Belleview. If anyone is able to identify them please contact Det. Lochridge at (708) 223-3060 and reference case # 23-02705.