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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Kia and Hyundai Thefts

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Car thieves continue to target Kia and Hyundai vehicles across Chicagoland, including right here in Park Forest. Just recently, Park Forest police investigated two thefts involving those car makers.

With car thefts on the rise throughout the country, Park ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Unity Day canceled

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Due to inclement weather, the Park Forest Police Department's Unity Day celebration has been cancelled. There is no reschedule date for the event. Since its debut in 2016, Unity Day has grown to a community staple in Park Forest however ...

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Village of Park Forest - Top Story News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Park Forest Police to hold two community events this month

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The Park Forest Police Department will host two special events this month in recognition of Youth Violence Prevention Week and Autism Awareness Month.This Saturday, April 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Park Forest’s Village Hall, Park Forest Police, in col...

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Village of Park Forest - Police News
Posted on: October 25, 2019

70 Years of the Park Forest Police Department program, Nov. 10

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On Sunday, Nov. 10, the Park Forest Historical Society will host retired Chief Cliff Butz and current Park Forest Chief of Police Christopher Mannino to discuss 70 Years of the Park Forest Police Department.  Park Forest's Public Safety Departmen...

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Village of Park Forest - Police News
Posted on: July 24, 2019

Take a stand against crime on August 6 for National Night Out

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The Park Forest Police Department invites you to join them, along with 16,000 other communities across the country, in celebrating National Night Out Against Crime on August 6.Organize a gathering on your block, invite your neighbors to take part, and joi...

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Village of Park Forest - Police News
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Police issue reminder regarding street parking after 2" of snowfall

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The Park Forest Police Department is reminding residents that tickets may be issued for parking on village streets after two inches of snowfall. In a post made to their Facebook page, police officials said: 

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Village of Park Forest - Top Story News
Posted on: February 14, 2022

Park Forest police chief announces plans to retire in March

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Park Forest Police Chief Christopher Mannino is closing the chapter on his law enforcement career.

Mannino will retire next month following 25 years of service with the Park Forest Police Department.

“I’ve spent my entire adult life serv...

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