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.
National Night Out Against Crime - tuesday, august 1, 2023An 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 event it is Tuesday, August 1st from 6-8 p.m. There will be free hot dogs (First 700 attendees), kid's games, face painters, safety demonstrations, touch a truck and more! All are welcome to attend and meet Frankfort Police Officers as together we take a stand against crime.
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 all of our 2023 DARE Graduates and Scavenger Hunt Winners! A special thank you to Officer Riff for his amazing work with the DARE program.
Coffee/CONE with a CopJoin members of the Frankfort Police Department for an informal "Cone" or "coffee", depending on the time of year! This is an opportunity to chat with members of the Police Department about issues on your mind. There are no agendas no speeches just an opportunity for the community to talk to officers about anything on their minds! These events are held several times a year at different locations. Watch the website for the announcement of location and time. No reservation is required.
The next Coffee with a Cop will be Friday, March 10th at Cultivate, 11 S. White Street in the Trolley Barn. The event is from 9:30- 11:00 a.m. All are welcome, we hope to see you there!
COASTING WITH A COP"Coasting with a Cop" is our latest interactive experience with Frankfort Officers. Bicycle Patrol Officers will provide safety information to attendees and go for a bicycle ride in a local park. This is a great opportunity to meet the men and women of the Frankfort Police Department and to get free bicycle safety information. These events are scheduled during summer months.
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 9 consecutive Thursday nights typically from 7 PM - 9:30 PM starting 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 Officer Skanberg at (815) 469-9435. Space is limited, fill out your application today! The next Citizen's Police Academy tentative date will be March 30th 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 on scams and fraud. This is a great presentation to be aware of current scams.
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 TREat - Saturay, October 28, 2023
The 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Our click here for more information on how to participate.