The Village of Oak Park | 123 Madison St.  Oak Park, IL 60302 |

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Lobby available for transactions…Residents buying or selling items via an online forum can use the lobby of the Oak Park Police Department for transactions. Located in the lower level of Village Hall, 123 Madison St., the lobby is open, well-lit and staffed 24 hours a day. The police station has been used for parental custody exchanges for many years. Email for more information.

Drug disposal box…A prescription drug disposal box is available in the lobby of the Police Department at Village Hall, 123 Madison St. Needles and other medical wastes are not accepted. Safe disposal of drugs is becoming increasingly important, as trace residues of some medications can turn up in the water supply when prescription drugs are flushed. For more information on the drug collection service call 708.386.3800 or email

Crime Tip Hot Line…Citizens are urged to report any suspicious activity to the Police Department’s Crime Tip Hot Line at 708.434.1636. All callers remain anonymous. Anonymous tips also can be made at

Don’t hesitate to call 911…Oak Park Police rely on residents taking an active role. If you see unusual activity, suspicious people or vehicles in your neighborhood, don’t hesitate to call 911 immediately. Visit for more information on police programs and services.