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Department Overview

About the Elgin Police Department

Today Elgin’s population is more than 108,000 strong. For many years, the Elgin Police Department has been practicing a community policing philosophy that has had a tremendous impact on crime in our community.

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Community Involvement

There are many ways community members can become involved with the Elgin Police Department.


Department Administration

Contact information for the upper command staff of the police department is provided.


Elgin Crime Statistics

The police department partners with CrimeReports.com to provide crime statistics to the community.


History of the Department

The Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association has memorialized the department's history in a manner that all citizens can enjoy when they visit the police department lobby.

Organizational Structure

Organizational Structure

A visual representation of the police department's organizational structure is provided.


Photo Gallery

View photos from police and city events.


Social Media

Find the police department's links to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest.