No Notice, No Entry crime prevention ProgramThe Frankfort Police Department would like to announce our "No Notice, No entry Program" This program is designed to help educate residents on ruse burglaries and other scams. The Frankfort Police department offers free educational presentations to discuss scams and how they are completed and crime prevention tips. Participants will receive a "No Notice No Entry" magnet and static cling to deter these crimes and to remind to residents that if they did not initiate a service, they should call police to confirm the validity of the worker. This program is geared towards older adults. To schedule a presentation please call us at (815)469-9435 or email Admin@frankfortil.org.
Upcoming Presentation: Thursday, June 9th 10 a.m. at the Frankfort Village Hall, 432 W. Nebraska, Frankfort, IL.
National Night Out Against CrimeAn annual crime prevention event that heightens crime and drug prevention awareness; strengthens neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships, and sends a message to criminals that our neighborhoods are organized and fighting back against crime. This national program is scheduled for the 1st Tuesday in August and additional information will be posted on the Village Calendar of Events.
This year's 5th grade Chelsea DARE students can participate in a fun socially distanced contest and compete in our DARE photo scavenger hunt. Various clues will be posted on our Facebook page and on this website.
Congratulations to the 5th Grade Chelsea DARE graduates and those who completed the DARE Scavenger Hunt.
Wednesday, June 15th will be our annual "Cone with a Cop" Event. Join us for a cone and conversation at Raffy's, 21 S. White Street from 1-3 p.m. The Will County Sheriff's Department will conduct a K9 demonstration at 2 p.m. All are welcome, this is one deliciously fun event you will not want to miss!
Check out our first Virtual Coffee with a Cop Event
For information on current crime trends, police department information, and answers to frequently asked questions, please click the link below.
Citizens Police AcademyWould you like to know more about how your local police agencies operate? Join our Citizen's Police Academy. Some topics covered in this hands-on academy include: active shooter response training, traffic stops, a K-9 demonstration, a tour of Will County Jail, and much more! This free program meets for 12 consecutive Thursday nights typically from 7 PM - 9 PM starting in March. All attendees must complete an application, be at least 18 years old and pass a background check. Applications can be picked up at the Frankfort Police Department or you can download an application here. For questions regarding this program, call Sgt. Bender at (815) 469-9435. Space is limited, fill out your application today! The next Citizen's Police Academy tentative date will be March 2023.
Cell Phones for Shelters Drop OffThe Frankfort Police Department is accepting any old cell phones. Accessories are not needed. You may drop them off at the Police Department located at 20602 Lincoln-Way Lane Monday - Friday, between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. The proceeds are donated to domestic violence shelters.
TRIAD MeetingsTRIAD is a partnership that involves Senior Citizens, Law Enforcement Agencies and Support / Protective Services working together. Their primary goals are to reduce the criminal victimization of older citizens and enhance the delivery of services to this population. TRIAD provides the opportunity for an exchange of information between law enforcement, support services, and senior citizens. It focuses on reducing unwarranted fear of crime and improving the quality of life for seniors. TRIAD is tailored to meet the needs of each community and is an integral part of community policing.
Here is the link to January's TRIAD meeting. This month's meeting is about trends in elder fraud and scams.
May's meeting will be at 10:00 a.m. on May 18th at the Frankfort Fire Department, 333 W Nebraska, Frankfort, IL 60423. The topic is Heroin/Opioid addiction and the importance of proper medication disposal. We hope to see you there!
Did you know that according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 6 in 10 car seats weren’t installed correctly, leaving children at risk if they’re in a car crash. Because of this, the Frankfort Police Department offers FREE car seat inspections. Trained officers will help you make sure your child's safety seat is installed properly. Please call for an appointment at (815) 469-9435. Please call with questions regarding child safety seat installations.
"Seniors on Patrol" ProgramJoin the "Seniors on Patrol" program sponsored by the Frankfort Police Department. Call (815) 469-9435 for further details.
- Pass a criminal background check
- Attend a 5-week training program
- Be available for patrols 2 to 3 times per month from April to November.
- Download "Seniors on Patrol" Application Here
Frankfort/Mokena TRIAD Health Expo & Flu Shot ClinicCheck back soon for dates for the next TRIAD Health Expo!
Trunk or TREATThe Frankfort Police Department host an annual E.F. Bucko Costume Parade and Safety Trunk or Treat the Saturday before Halloween (unless Saturday the 31st, then it held on that day). The event is from 10 a.m - 12 p.m. and is held in the Breidert Green Municipal lot in downtown Frankfort (Oak at Kansas Street). This FREE family fun event allows children to show off their Halloween costumes while safely trick or treating trunk to trunk in the parking lot. Various business civics, and organizations from the community decorate their trunks and are ready to hand out treats. The E.F. Bucko parade kicks of the activities and is led by Chief Leanne Chelepis beginning promptly at 10 a.m. Businesses or Organizations who would like to participate can call us at (815)469-9435 or email at email@example.com.
This year's event will be on Saturday, October 29th from 10 a.m - 12 p.m.