The Village of Glenview

Police Department


The Police Department has three operational divisions: Patrol, Traffic and Investigations.  These operational divisions are supported by the department’s Support Services Division as well as the village’s Joint Dispatch and Public Safety Support Services divisions, all of which are located in the Glenview Municipal Center at 2500 East Lake Avenue. 

To contact the department in an emergency, call 911.  In a non-emergency, call (847) 729-5000.

Mission statement

It is the mission  of the Glenview Police Department to protect life and property, to enforce state laws and local ordinances, and to provide services and assistance to the residents and visitors of Glenview in a professional and courteous manner. It is also the responsibility of the Police Department to work cooperatively with other Village departments to support the goals of the Glenview Village Board and enhance the quality of life within the community.

Staff contacts

Administration

William Fitzpatrick
Chief of Police
Oversees operations and support services 

Operations

 Deputy Chief of Police
Oversees patrol, traffic, investigations and animal control

Support Services

Dave Sostak
Commander
Oversees evidence, planning/inspectional support, training, public service officers,  technical support, equipment and parking enforcement, as well as coordination with the Joint Dispatch and Public Safety Support Services divisions 

Criminal Investigations

Jason Saikin
Commander
Oversees the Detective Bureau, evidence collection and police social services​​

Careers with the department

Click here to view our Police Department's recruitment page.

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​​​Glenview Police Department Social Media Policy

 The Glenview Police Department (GPD) established a Facebook , Twitter and Nextdoor  page, with the intent to use these social media sites to better communicate with the public. The Glenview Police Department and its officer are the sole administrators of these sites.

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The social media policy includes Terms of Use, Prohibited Content and a Disclaimer.​

Terms of Use

As a communication tool, the Glenview Police Department will use its Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor page to raise awareness among the Village of Glenview and its residents, businesses and visitors. Follower and fans of the page can access current events as well as public safety news and information that may affect the Village of Glenview and surrounding areas.

Social media sites allow the Glenview Police Department to share information with the general public. The Glenview Police Department shall use Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor page to post news releases, photos, videos, up to date and important public safety information, including but not limited to Amber Alerts, information about criminal activity, road closures, power outages and other emergency announcements.

Prohibited Content

The intended purpose of the Glenview Police Department's social media sites are to serve as a form of communication between the police department and the community. Therefore, information, posts and comments containing any of the following content shall not be allowed and will be removed from the site.​

  • Profane language or content
  • Content that promotes, fosters or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, marital status, familiar status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, source of income or other protected status under applicable law
  • Inappropriate sexual content or links to such content
  • Solicitations of commerce
  • Conduct or encouragement of illegal activity
  • Private and confidential information
  • Information that may compromise the safety and/or security of the public or public systems

The Glenview Police Department disclaims any and all responsibility and liability for any material or content that is deemed inappropriate. The Glenview Police Department shall make efforts to remove said matter in an expeditious or otherwise timely manner, but disclaims liability if circumstances exist that prevent or hinder efforts to remove said materials.

Disclaimer

The Glenview Police Department does not endorse, support or sponsor any advertising that may be posted by the Social Media host (Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor) on the department's website. Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor page are privately owned and operated sites and privacy terms of each respective site apply.

​​GPD does not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of any third-party links.

GPD reserves the right to remove any content or comment that is prohibited by this social media policy.​​​