Patrol

Our Patrol Division consists of 20 sworn officers.

New Patrol CarThese officers use several unmarked police cars and marked police cars to patrol. These vehicles consist of Ford Interceptors, Dodge Chargers, Dodge Ram Pickup, and Ford Explorers. The Department has been transitioning to 4-wheel drive vehicles due to inclement weather like snow and heavy rains.

Most of our vehicles are equipped with Video Cameras, RADAR, and Mobile Data Computers. We have been transitioning to tablet computers as traditional ruggedized laptops are large and more expensive.

Our mobile data computers are connected to a statewide system implemented by the Illinois Central Management Services called the Illinois Wireless Information Network(IWIN). We also utilize Appriss AVRS program in the car for crash reporting to the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Our patrol officers are trained in several areas, but being a small department each of our officers take on specialized duties to help further services to our citizens. For example, we have two officers that participate in Drug and Alcohol Resistance Education (DARE) and teach in our schools. We also have officers that take care of our fleet of vehicles and some that due specialized training in weapons and tactics.

Our patrol force is always available and we always have a police officer available for calls in the Lincoln Area. Please call (217)732-2151 if you have a request for any law enforcement service.

Missing Child Alerts

The Lincoln Police Department has partnered with A Child Is Missing program.  This system utilizes home phone numbers, cell phone numbers, email addresses, and even Facebook updates.  The program works best if you signup online with their website for alerts.  Your information is kept private and is only used for alerts.

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BuyCrash.com

The Lincoln Police Department now utilizes Appriss for collecting traffic crash information and submitting to the State of Illinois. Appriss provides BuyCrash.com for those involved with the crash to receive copies of reports.

Please visit BuyCrash.com if you need a copy of your accident report.

Freedom of Information Act

 Illinois Freedom of Information Act

To request information from the Lincoln Police Department please fill out and sign the Freedom of Informaiton Act form below and send to the Lincoln Police Department at 911 Pekin St, Lincoln, IL, 62656, or fax to 217-732-4589.

Freedom of Information Act Form

Illinois Attorney General's Office

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Lincoln Police Department

911 Pekin St.
Lincoln, IL 62656
ph 217.732.2151 fax 217.732.4589