The Village of Evergreen Park Police Department Patrol Division consists of 34 patrol officers and supervisors assigned to three separate shifts. These officers patrol roughly a two square mile area that contains several large retail establishments but is mostly made up of a residential population of about 20,000.
The Patrol Division is the front-line response to in-progress calls or generally assigned incidents. This division is tasked with collecting all valuable information on calls and compiling this information onto an official report.
While the division answers calls for service they also perform other services to the public such as,
- Crossing guard details
- Deter and suppress crime
- Maintain a visual presence in the village
- Promote a positive influence to the public at large
- Stray animals
- Traffic crashes
- Traffic enforcement