Flossmoor Police Department

Flossmoor’s Citizen Police Academy gives residents closer look at law enforcement

March 17, 2017 - 22:15

At a time when the law enforcement profession often finds itself the target of public criticism, it’s possible for police officers and the residents they serve to respectfully discuss how and why police do what they do.

This is evident in Flossmoor, where the nine-year-old Citizen Police Academy has 20 residents meeting each week with police officers. Participants get an inside look at how a police department works and learn about the challenges faced by its officers.

More criminal charges added following Flossmoor home invasion

January 06, 2017 - 16:38

A 20-year-old Lynwood man is facing additional felony charges following his arrest for home invasion in Flossmoor in early December.

Eric Charleston Hagan, 20, of the 18000 block of Willow Drive in Lynwood is now charged with felony armed home invasion, residential burglary, attempted armed robbery and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, a spokesman for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office said Friday.

Numerous items stolen while Flossmoor family is out of town

January 05, 2017 - 21:49

Flossmoor residents returning home following a vacation at the end of 2016 discovered thieves had stolen a number of valuables, including watches, musical instruments, a drone and a handgun.

The homeowners reported the thefts to their residence, located in the 1600 block of Brassie Avenue, in the early morning hours of Dec. 31, according to a Flossmoor police report. They had just returned from an eight-day vacation and called police at 1:36 a.m.


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