Press Releases


Melrose Park Police Department Press Release Disclaimer

Any person who uses this information to commit a criminal act against another person is subject to criminal prosecution.
The Melrose Park Police Department updates this information regularly in an effort to assure that the information on the Press Release section of this website is complete and accurate; however, the Melrose Park Police Department makes no representation, express or implied, that the information containing in the Press Releases is accurate.

If you believe that any of the information found in these records is inaccurate, please contact the Melrose Park Police Department – Records Division at (708) 649-6153 between the hours of 8:A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.

The Press Releases only contain felony and misdemeanor arrest made by the Melrose Park Police Department and may not reflect the entire criminal history of a particular individual.  Any arrest on an individual who is / was a minor at the time of arrest will not be released in the Press Releases pursuant to Illinois Juvenile Court Act of 1987, 705 ILCS 405/5-905. Arrest records posted in the Press Releases are only accessible for one (1) year from the date they were posted in the Press Releases and they are removed from the website after that one (1) year period. A complete public record of Illinois criminal history can be obtained from the Illinois State Police Bureau of Identification.

The information contained on this site does not imply listed individuals have been convicted in a court of valid jurisdiction of the crimes for which they were arrested.  All individuals are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty by a court with proper jurisdiction over the matter(s) for which they were arrested.

Information compiled in the Press Releases may NOT be used to harass or threaten individuals listed in the Press Releases or their families. Harassment, stalking, or threats may violate Illinois criminal law and may subject you to potential criminal liability.  The Press Releases are only intended to put the Village of Melrose Park’s citizens, employees, and visitors on notice of criminal activity in the area.

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