Tag: Homewood Police Department

Homewood posts police policies online

The village of Homewood recently posted police department policies on its website, and officials said the move was part of a larger project to increase transparency and improve communication.  “We all know our policies and procedures and how we do things and why we do things, but our community might not,” said[Read More…]

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20-year HPD veteran promoted to sergeant

While being promoted to sergeant, Homewood police officer Curt Wiest takes the oath of office administered by Village Clerk Marilyn Thomas. (Provided photo) You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.

Police investigate report of shots fired

Homewood police officers responded at about 11:20 a.m. on Friday to a report of shots fired near 187th Street and Center Avenue. Investigating officers found shell casings in the vicinity but did not locate anyone who might have been a victim or perpetrator. Both James Hart School and Churchill School[Read More…]

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New signs remind drivers to stop — and save

The village of Homewood has a deal for motorists who travel through three intersections in town. Heed a sign and save money.Last week the village installed five signs that read, “Complete Stop FREE/Rolling Stop $164.00/Your Choice.” You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day[Read More…]

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National Night Out is a party with a purpose

Homewood and Flossmoor police departments will host community gatherings from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, in conjunction with National Night Out, an annual nationwide observance intended to strengthen police-community relations.   You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial[Read More…]

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Janich leaves HPD for East Hazel Crest, Johnson promoted

The Homewood village board approved three police staffing changes at its May 14 meeting, including the retirement of Roy Janich, who retired on May 2 after more than 30 years with the department. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited[Read More…]

Homewood police using new body, in-car camera system

Police in Homewood began using a new body and in-car camera system in March. Chief Bill Alcott and Deputy Chief Denise McGrath made a presentation on the new equipment to the village board at its April 23 meeting. “The biggest thing is that it will provide and improve the transparency and accountability[Read More…]

Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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