The Police Department strives to protect and care for the well-being of our
community while providing excellence in police service. The Police Department is
committed to the values of integrity, fairness, competency and professionalism through positive
and meaningful police-citizen interactions and partnerships; these interactions and partnerships
preserve the peace and safety of the Village of Round Lake, making the Village a very desirable
place to live, work, and visit.
The primary responsibilities of the Police Department include:
- Protecting and serving the residents of the Village of Round Lake
- Planning and budgeting of the department
- Improving the Department’s response to domestic violence
- Facilitating and coordinating Law Enforcement services to the community
- Planning police coverage
- Addressing legal and legislative matters
- Administering labor agreements
- Providing a liaison to the news media
Under the direction of the Chief of Police, the Police Department functions through two Divisions, Administration and Operations. Each Division is commanded by a Department Commander.
The Administration Division includes the records department, procurement, and professional standards, while the Operations Division of the Police Department includes the patrol and investigative operations.
Employment Opportunity Notice
Applications for Lateral Police Officer are now being accepted.
Over Night Parking
On street parking is prohibited between 2am and 6am. However, vehicles may be parked on public streets under special circumstances with prior approval. To receive over night parking approval, please complete the online form below. All information will be safely and securely transmitted to the Round Lake Police Department.
• Over Night parking is limited to three (3) days per calendar month, with approval.
• Parking over any sidewalk is prohibited.
• Parking during times of anticipated and actual snowfall of 2" or more, is prohibited.
If over night parking approval is required for more than three (3) days in a calendar month or the online request cannot be processed, please contact the Round Lake Police Department to assist with your request. Vehicles parked without prior approval may be cited.
To contact the Police Department: During business hours, please call the Round Lake Police Department, (847)546-8112. Outside of business hours, please contact the police non-emergency number (847)270-9111 and request a Patrol Supervisor to assist in accommodating your request.
The Police Department will make every effort to check your residence while you are away. Please take all necessary precautions to safeguard your home and enlist the assistance of friends and neighbors to check on your property in your absence.
Vacation Watch requests are processed by submitting a request below. All information will be safely and securely transmitted to the Round Lake Police Department. If you make a mistake on your entry, or need to add additional information, please do not create a second entry.
To Contact the Police Department: During business hours, please call the Round Lake Police Department, (847)546-8112. Outside of business hours, please contact the police non-emergency number (847)270-9111 and request a Patrol Supervisor to assist in accommodating your request.
Certifications for Victims of Qualifying Criminal Activity
Under certain circumstances, federal law allows temporary immigration benefits, known as a U visa, to victims and witnesses of certain qualifying crimes (8 USC § 1101(a)(15)(U)). The Deputy Chief of Police is designated to complete the law enforcement certification for a U visa.
Similar immigration protection, known as a T visa, is available for certain qualifying victims of human trafficking (8 USC § 1101(a)(15)(T)). The Deputy Chief of Police is designated to complete a law enforcement declaration for a T visa (5 ILCS 825/10). Learn More...
Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
What is PREA?
Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
is a federal law designed to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual harassment
and abuse of individuals in prisons, jails, juvenile detention facilities,
lock-up facilities (including police departments and courts), and community
How do I report a PREA violation?
Every member of the Round Lake Police Department will accept
reports directly from detainees. We will also accept reports from discharged
detainees or from third parties, including family members, friends, and
attorneys. A report can be made by contacting our non-emergency dispatch center
at 847-270-9111. The person making the report should provide as much of the
following information as possible.