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Lake in the Hills Police Department


General Information:

Non-Emergency phone number: 847-658-5676 (This line re-routes to dispatch after hours)
Address: 1115 Crystal Lake Rd. Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
Hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 8 AM to 6 PM, Tues: 8 AM to 7:30 PM
Fax: 847-658-7908

Visit the Lake in the Hills Police Website for other general information regarding the Lake in the Hills Police Department.

Police Alerts

The Lake in the Hills Police Department uses Nixle to send out community alerts such as road closures, upcoming events, and other important information via text message. The service is free to sign up for.

Police Codes:

Many police departments, including the Lake in the Hills Police Department, use the same set of "Ten Codes". When used over the radio, the number 10 followed by another number is a quick way for police to relay the following information. See genearal Ten Codes here: See standard police Ten Codes on Cop Radar Also included are police codes that are NOT 10 codes, which may also be heard over the air. Keep in mind this is just a general list, and individual departments may have unique ways of communicating:

Police Code Meaning
J1 Papers
J2 Juvenile
J3 Male
J5 Female
OP Order of Protection
10-0 G,P, or W Gang, Predator, or Weapons

Department Structure:

While Lake in the Hills officers are often seen all over town, officers are broken up into patrol areas. Their patrol numbers heard over the scanner can tell a listener, and other officers, their patrol location and often times their assigned shift. Most common numbers heard over the air can be found here, alongside an area map:

Lake in the Hills Unit Number Unit Description
L130 Sergeant
L131 Sergeant
L132 Sergeant
L121 N/E Patrol Area - First Shift
L122 S/E Patrol Area - First Shift
L123 West Patrol Area - First Shift
L124 Floater #1 - First Shift
L125 Floater #2 - First Shift
L143 MMS Resource Officer
L221 N/E Patrol Area - Second Shift
L222 S/E Patrol Area - Second Shift
L223 West Patrol Area - Second Shift
L224 Floater #1 - Second Shift
L225 Floater #2 - Second Shift
Lake in the Hills Village Map