Beat 318 is the Skokie Police Department’s desk officer beat. Officers are assigned to this position for the duration of a shift. The desk officer is stationed at the front desk in the lobby of the police department. The desk officer is responsible for taking nonemergency reports from citizens who come to the Skokie Police Department as well as answering an internal business line and non-emergency phone calls from the public. The desk officer also takes non-emergency reports over the phone. The desk officer can be contacted by calling 847/982-5996.