Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates


Here you will find any updates pertaining to the Police Department amidst the current coronavirus (COVID-19) situation

 

LINK TO INFO ON THE ILLINOIS STAY AT HOME EXECUTIVE ORDER 

 

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5-1-20

 

FREE FACE MASKS THUS SUNDAY, MAY 3RD, AT MELROSE PARK VILLAGE HALL

 

Sunday (May 3rd), starting at 11:00 A.M., the Village of Melrose Park will be providing 2 FREE FACE MASKS that are being generously donated by Mr. Willie Wilson, a successful businessman and former Chicago Mayoral Candidate.

Please enter the main Village Hall drive located at 1000 N. 25th Avenue where you will be directed to a distribution area. The Village will provide the face masks, until the supply is deleted.

Beginning May 1st, every Illinois resident over the age of 2 must wear a face mask in public when social distancing is not possible.

We will NOT distribute masks to people who walk in… you must pull up to the distribution station in a car and remain in the vehicle. A volunteer will hand you the masks through your open window.

 

Free Face Masks This Sunday, May 3rd at Melrose Park Village Hall

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4-15-20

 

MUNICIPAL TICKET COURT

 

All municipal tickets (c and pt) court appearances scheduled for APRIL 21st and MAY 5th will now be heard on MAY 19th at 1pm at the Melrose Park Police Department Court Room.

Any questions regarding this change can be directed to 708-649-6170.

 

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4-7-20

 

TASTE OF MELROSE PARK UPDATE

 

Due to the uncertainty of the Coronavirus and concern for people’s safety, the Village of Melrose Park has cancelled the 2020 Taste of Melrose Park.

2020 Taste of Melrose Park Is CANCELLED

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4-4-20

 

VISIT OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT – JESUS – TO YOUR HOME ON PALM SUNDAY.

 

The parishes of SACRED HEART, ST. CHARLES BORROMEO AND OUL LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL in the VILLAGE OF MELROSE PARK with their shepherds: Frs. Francisco, Jesus and Giovanni will bring the Blessed Sacrament to visit your neighborhood and home.

Tomorrow, April 5th, 2020 from 3:30pm to 6:00pm – THE BLESSED SACRAMENT – JESUS OUR LORD – will pass on your street to manifest HIS LOVE, STRENGHT and SUPPORT to you and your family in these days and time of tribulations.

We will drive through the streets of Melrose Park, covering the area from NORTH AVE to MAIN ST and going South to North from 5th Ave to 40th Ave.

We strongly encourage you to pay attention to the music, when we are approaching your home and join us from your windows and house doors in a reverend spirit of prayer, asking for God’s blessings.

Please, do respect the CDC norms of security and do maintain the SOCIAL DISTANCE and avoid assembly in groups.

 

VISITA DEL SANTISIMO SACRAMENTO – JESÚS – A TU CASA MAÑANA DOMINGO DE RAMOS.

Las parroquias de SAGRADO CORAZÓN, SAN CARLOS BORROMEO     Y NUESTRA SEÑORA DE MONTE CARMELO en el MUNICIPIO de MELROSE PARK con sus párrocos: los Padres Francisco, Jesús                y Giovanni llevarán el Santísimo Sacramento para su vecindario y su casa.

Mañana, 5 de abril de 2020, de 3:30p.m. a 6:00p.m. – EL SANTISIMO SACRAMENTO – JESÚS NUESTRO SEÑOR – pasará por su calle para manifestar SU AMOR, PODER y AUXILIO a usted y a su familia en estos días y tiempos de tribulaciones.

PASAREMOS por las calles de Melrose Park, cubriendo el área desde NORTH AVE hasta MAIN ST y yendo de Sur a Norte desde 5th Ave hasta 40th Ave.

Le recomendamos encarecidamente que preste atención a la música cuando se acerque a su hogar y se una a nosotros desde sus ventanas y puertas de la casa en un recogido espíritu de oración, pidiendo las bendiciones de Dios.

Por favor, respete las normas de seguridad de los CDC y mantenga la DISTANCIA SOCIAL y evite la reunión en grupos.

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4-3-20

 

RED LIGHT PROGRAM

 

In response to the current medical emergency and to safeguard everyone’s health, your upcoming 4/14/20 in-person hearing for the red-light camera violation you received from the Village of Melrose Park has been postponed.

The situation with the corona virus is evolving daily, and the Village intends to take every possible precaution to safeguard your health and safety.  At this time, it is unclear when we will be advised it is safe and prudent to reschedule the hearings.  Once we have been given the authorization to proceed, you will be rescheduled and a Notice to Appear indicating the new date and time will be sent to you in the mail.

In summary, the red-light camera violation in-person hearing scheduled for April 14, 2020 at 11:00am has been postponed.  Please do not come to the address on your Notice to Appear as there will not be personnel available to assist you.

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3-23-20

 

MUNICIPAL TICKET COURT

 

All municipal tickets (c and pt) court appearances scheduled for APRIL 7th will now be heard on APRIL 21st at 1pm at the Melrose Park Police Department Court Room.

Any questions regarding this change can be directed to 708-649-6170.

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3-23-20

 

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS REGARDING POLICE STATION

 

The Melrose Park Police Department is implementing additional health and safety precautions to help protect our residents and employees from the community spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

The following protocol will go into effect immediately and will remain in effect until further notice:

HIGH PRIORITY / EMERGENCY CALLS

Melrose Park Police Department will only be responding to high priority/emergency calls, including, but not limited to:

  • All violent crimes or crimes against persons
  • All motor vehicle crashes
  • All disturbances and unwanted subjects
  • All in-progress custody disputes
  • All unknown situations
  • All retail thefts wherein a suspect is being detained
  • A battery or domestic-related incident either in-progress or where the suspect or offender is still on scene
  • Burglaries where evidentiary items need to be collected or the crime scene needs to be processed
  • And situation where the shift supervisor(s) deem it necessary for a police officer to respond

LOW PRIORITY CALLS FOR SERVICE

  • Low priority calls involving non-emergencies, delayed calls for service, informational calls, property crimes, or ordinance violations will only be handled via phone-in report process.

DO NOT ENTER THE BUILDING

  • If your request for service needs fall within the low priority calls for service category
  • If you have a fever or had a fever within the last 24 hours
  • Traveled outside of the United States within the last 14 days
  • Or if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, a cough, a sore throat, or shortness of breath

PLEASE RETURN HOME AND CONTACT OUR DISPATCH CENTER AT 847-451-8000

Please remember we are committed to serving our citizens and visitors, but in order to do this on a continual basis we have to make sure our officers and staff remain healthy. We are taking these extraordinary steps as we are experiencing extraordinary times. At this time, the implemented safety precautions are necessary to minimize any health risks to our employees, our community and especially most vulnerable to COVID-19.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice 3-23-20

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