Why did the Police Department need a new $30 million police station?
A comprehensive study cited many deficiencies with the old police station, including inadequate space for the Records Unit storage and operations, inadequate evidence processing and packaging facilities, inadequate office space and storage throughout station and the need for spaces that did not exist.

The old building also had inadequate secure-prisoner areas such as the interrogation area, interview rooms and cells. The facility was too small to accommodate current needs as existing space adjacency were inefficient, parking was remote and inadequate, the roof leaked, the HVAC was inefficient as were the electrical and plumbing systems. The building lacked a proper security system, was not ADA compliant and there was no option for storm water detention.
For more information, contact the Police department at 847-982-5900.

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1. How do residents report crime tips or suspicious activity?
2. Does the Skokie Police Department Use Video Cameras?
3. How do I start a Neighborhood Watch program in my neighborhood?
4. What is a hate crime?
5. Can the Skokie Police Department put a special watch over my home while I am on vacation?
6. How does the Skokie Police Department follow up with residents and business owners whose homes or businesses have been burglarized?
7. How can I make a commendation or complaint with the Police Department?
8. How do I get a copy of a police report?
9. Why does the Police Department charge when they respond to a false alarm at my residence (business)?
10. Can residents sign up to ride along with Skokie Police Officers on patrol?
11. Why did the Police Department need a new $30 million police station?
12. How do I view the Skokie Police Department 75th Anniversary book?
13. How do I get a copy of the Skokie Police Department annual report?