Community Awareness:



Starting Friday March 31st, summer parking goes into effect. Parking will be ALLOWED on both sides of the street – Friday 5pm – Monday 9am.

These hours do not include the West Melrose nor the Winston Park area.

Remember parking is NEVER ALLOWED on East and West Streets 2am – 6am.

Summer hours are in effect until November 1st.


Our office is pleased to provide OffenderWatch® for the citizens of Melrose Park. OffenderWatch® is the nation’s leading registered sex offender management and community notification tool with hundreds of leading agencies in dozens of states utilizing it. Melrose Park’s law enforcement utilizes OffenderWatch® to manage and monitor the whereabouts, conduct and compliance status of the registered offenders in Melrose Park. OffenderWatch® provides the most accurate and timely information available and now this information is available to you!




The curfew hours set for Melrose Park are as follows: Sunday through Thursday 10:00 P.M to 6:00 A.M. and
Friday and Saturday 11:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M.


Freedom of Information Act

Under the Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140), records in the possession of public agencies may be accessed by the public upon request. The Act defines a public record as, “all records, reports, forms, writings, letters, memoranda, books, papers, map, photographs, microfilms, cards, tapes, recordings, electronic data processing records, electronic communications, recorded information and all other documentary materials pertaining to the transaction of public business, regardless of physical form or characteristics, having been prepared by or for, or having been or being used by, receiced by, in the possession of, or under the control of any public body.”

Some records are, however, not subject to release via the FOIA process. These types of records are described under 5 ILCS 140, Sections, 2.15, 7, and 7.5. Some records may also be subject to provisions imposed by other state statutes. The FOIA process for disclosure of information does not supersede other applicable statutory and judicial mandates.