Illinois State Police prepare for holiday travel

State Troopers will strictly enforce DUI, Speeding, Seatbelt, and Distracted Driving Information provided by the Illinois State Police SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 20, 2017) – Illinois State Police Director Leo P. Schmitz is reminding motorists in Lansing and throughout Illinois to take the necessary safety precautions to prevent senseless tragedies during the upcoming Christmas and New … Read more

Legion Riders thank Lansing Police and Fire Departments

Legion Riders

$300 donations are an expression of partnership and appreciation by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (December 5, 2017) – Outside the courtroom, before the Village Board meetings began, representatives of the Legion Riders Edward Schultz Chapter 697 held their own brief meeting with Police Chief Dennis Murrin and Fire Chief Ken Verkaik. They presented each with … Read more

Diversity encouraged in Citizen’s Police Academy

Citizen's Police Academy

Lt. Scott Bailey hopes for a variety of ages, races by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 29, 2017) – Since the early 2000s, the Lansing Police Department has offered a Citizen’s Police Academy for Lansing residents. Lt. Scott Bailey is organizing the program this year, with help from Sgt. Gabe Barajas. Bailey hopes the Citizen’s … Read more

Lansing criminologist Elvis Slaughter publishes research findings

Prison

Preschool to Prison discusses education, environment, and parenting factors by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 21, 2017) – Elvis Slaughter, Lansing resident and current member of the Fire and Police Commission, has released his new book, Preschool to Prison. The book discusses risk factors and problem behavior in children and teenagers, and offers advice for … Read more

Lansing Police Department offers “Meetup Spot”

Meetup Spot

Designated area provides safe spot for internet exchanges by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 17, 2017) – At the Village Board meeting, as an item of New Business, Lansing Police Chief Dennis Murrin reported that the Police Department has designated an area near the public parking lot to be a “Meetup Spot” for internet purchasers. … Read more

Village Board meeting highlights – 9/19/17

Board meeting highlights

Basketball champs, giant checks, promotions, and more by Melanie Jongsma Village Board meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of every month at the Municipal Court Complex, 2710 170th Street. The Committee of the Whole meeting begins at 7:00pm, and typically at that meeting items are brought up for review and discussion among … Read more

Lansing Village Board recognizes Officer Tim Biron’s promotion

Tim Biron promotion

“Promotion has been long overdue, well-earned, and well-deserved,” says Chief Murrin by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (September 19, 2017) – As part of the Mayor’s Report at the Committee of the Whole meeting, the Village Board recognized Lansing Police Officer Tim Biron, who was recently promoted from Sergeant to Lieutenant. The promotion had gone into … Read more

Lansing, Illinois, Police Department is hiring

Employment Opportunities posted information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (September 11, 2017) About the Lansing Police Department The Lansing, Illinois, Police Department consists of 55 sworn officers and 19 support personnel. The Command staff consists of the Chief of Police, two Deputy Chiefs, five Lieutenants, and seven Sergeants. The Patrol Division currently … Read more

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