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The Waukegan Police Department serves the community by protecting citizens and property, preventing crime, enforcing laws, and maintaining order. 

The Waukegan Police Department is comprised of 148 sworn police officers.


The main goal of the Waukegan Police Department is to create and maintain a safe, secure environment for all Waukegan citizens. We strive to accomplish this goal through proactive community programs designed to prevent crime as well as efficient, thorough investigations of crimes committed.


The Waukegan Police Department utilizes the services of to publish crime information in Waukegan.  Please check their website for up-to-date crime information.

Crime Reports

Also, visit our Waukegan Police Department Photo Gallery for some historic photographs uncovered in our archives!

Contact Us

Waukegan Police Department
Wayne Walles
Chief of Police

101 N West St.
Waukegan, IL 60085

847-360-9853 (fax)

Administrative Hours:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday - Friday