How do residents report crime tips or suspicious activity?
Any action that requires immediate police assistance, including suspicious persons or activities occurring at the moment, should be called in to the police dispatch center at 9-1-1 for emergencies and at 847-982-5900 for non-emergencies.

Citizens with information about a crime, suspicious persons or activities that have already occurred, or the whereabouts of a wanted suspect can call the Crime Tip Hotline at 847-933-TIPS (8477). Any information regarding suspicious activity or known criminal activity can be reported anonymously. However, it is encouraged that when information is provided to the police department, citizens give contact information so that police officers can then follow up with updates on the information provided.

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1. How do residents report crime tips or suspicious activity?
2. Does the Skokie Police Department Use Video Cameras?
3. How do I start a Neighborhood Watch program in my neighborhood?
4. What is a hate crime?
5. Can the Skokie Police Department put a special watch over my home while I am on vacation?
6. How does the Skokie Police Department follow up with residents and business owners whose homes or businesses have been burglarized?
7. How can I make a commendation or complaint with the Police Department?
8. How do I get a copy of a police report?
9. Why does the Police Department charge when they respond to a false alarm at my residence (business)?
10. Can residents sign up to ride along with Skokie Police Officers on patrol?
11. Why did the Police Department need a new $30 million police station?
12. How do I view the Skokie Police Department 75th Anniversary book?
13. How do I get a copy of the Skokie Police Department annual report?