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Working Together.

Building Safer Communities.

Welcome to the Chicago Police Department's Web site which offers the community a means to share important information, find the latest news, programs and community oriented services that the Department offers. Since the inception of the Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS), the partnership between the Department and the community has proved overwhelmingly positive as we share responsibility to keep our neighborhoods safe.

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Help Fight Crime Anonymously

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The Chicago Police Department created the TXT2TIP program so that YOU can anonymously and SAFELY help rid your community of crime by sending information to the Chicago Police Department via a text message from your cellular phone. Follow these easy steps to submit a tip via text message:

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Unsolved Crime Videos

Unsolved Crime Videos

Help the Chicago Police Department solve these crimes.

You can now assist the Chicago Police by watching videos. We are posting surveillance videos of criminal activity that has gone unsolved. Citizens can sends tips if they recognize anyone or anything in the video.

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Chicago's Public & Private Partnership

Chicago's Public and Private Partnership (CP3) initiative is a result of the City of Chicago's desire to strengthen its partnership with its private sector. After listening to your needs, the CP3 consortium of city agencies developed this portal to centralize how information is gathered and disseminated.

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Protecting Our Communities

Help Fight Crime in Your Neighborhood

When the City of Chicago initiated its community policing strategy over fifteen years ago, community policing meant different things to different people across the country. Each city began to develop a strategy that met its particular needs and situations.

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The Chicago Police provides interactive maps of crime data, registered offenders, community concerns, and Chicago Police locations.

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Online Crime Reporting

Chicagoans can now file police reports online.

Chicago's Public and Private Partnership (CP3) initiative is a result of the City of Chicago's desire to strengthen its partnership with its private sector. After listening to your needs, the CP3 consortium of city agencies developed this portal to centralize how information is gathered and disseminated.

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To Police

To Police

Online services for submitting information to the police such as:

  • Online Crime Reporting
  • Submit Community Concerns or Crime Tips
  • Bike Registration

From Police

From Police

Online information available from the police such as:

  • Crime Statistics and Maps
  • Towed Vehicles
  • Accident Reports
  • Wanted and Registered Offenders

My District

My District

Online district information such as:

  • Find your district
  • Get news, crime statistics, community concerns, community policing events, maps, wanted lists, and success stories for your particular district

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