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March 26, 2020

April Administrative Hearing Postponed

In response to guidance from public health officials regarding the most effective strategies to prevent the spread of COVID-19, The City of Lake Forest has postponed the April 9, 2020 Administrative Hearing. All cases scheduled to be heard on that date are automatically continued to May 14, 2020. Letters have been mailed to all individuals with pending cases.
If you have questions concerning your parking citations, ordinance citations, or other hearing matters, do not go to City Hall (which is currently closed) or to the Public Safety Building. You may contact the Administrative Hearing Clerk by calling 847-810-3834 or by email to


March 19, 2020

The Lake Forest Police Department, in conjunction with the City of Lake Forest, has implemented health and safety protocols in an attempt to prevent or slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Lake Forest Police Department

The Lake Forest Police Department offers a wide variety of programs that are designed to assist and educate both residential and commercial citizens of Lake Forest. 
Citizens Police Academy |  Bicycle Safety and Education | Blotter | Women's Self-Defense Program





Police Department

Non-Emergency: 847-234-2601
Facsimile: 847-615-4382

Karl M. Walldorf
Chief of Police  
255 W. Deerpath
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045

Hours: 365/24/7

Police Lobby Hours:
Monday - Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed Sunday and Holidays


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220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2600
Non-Emergency Police:  (847) 234-2601

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