The mission of the Oak Park Police Department is to provide high-quality law enforcement services that are accessible to all members of the community. Oak Park Police officers believe in the dignity of all people and respect individual and constitutional rights. The Department follows a community based policing philosophy that relies on citizen involvement, problem solving, ethical behavior, leadership and the value of employees. This philosophy and its values guide interactions both within the Police Department and the community. Oak Park Police Officers work to promote quality of life by maintaining and improving peace, order and safety through excellence in law enforcement and community service.
Village population: 52,000
Sworn Police Officers: 119
Find more information about the Oak Park Police Department at www.oak-park.us/police.