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NEW! Now available in Spanish and Polish.

Submit a tip anonymously regarding a crime or suspicious activity. In this submission you can include photos or videos related to the tip, involved suspects, involved vehicles, and a general description of the crime or suspicious activity. You can check back on the status of that tip after submission to see how it is being addressed by CPD.

If a tip results in the arrest and filing of felony charges against an offender, the tipster is eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Cook County CrimeStoppers.

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The Chicago Police Department's Strategic Plan

Superintendent Johnson has released the Chicago Police Department’s first publicly-available Strategic Plan in many years. This document reflects a long and robust process that engaged many of CPD’s most important stakeholders—from Department chiefs and front line officers to residents, city leaders, and national experts in policing. What you’ll find described in the plan outlines the Department’s vision for the next three years.

> The Strategic Plan is now available. Click here to learn more.

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.

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.

> Learn More about CP3

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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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

Police Districts

Police Districts

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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