Wonder Lake Police Department

Wonder Lake Police Department

Wonder Lake Police BadgeYour police department in an effort to better serve you, is asking for your cooperation when communicating a criminal act, suspicious circumstances or speeding autos in your neighborhood, by emailing the information or calling the non emergency number at (815) 728-0535. We would ask that you call Wonder Lake Police Department direct for all non emergency calls. This will ensure a more prompt response to your needs. The non emergency number for Wonder Lake Police Department is (815) 728-0535. Please do not call the Village Officials with a complaint pertaining to Village Ordinances. For all Village Ordinance Violations such as Weeds, Culverts, Nuisance calls, etc., Please call the Village of Wonder Police Department direct at (815) 728-0535. If no one is there to answer your call immediately, please leave your message on Voice Mail. Your message is very important to us and will be answered promptly as soon as an Officer is available. This is for all non-emergency calls only. For all emergency calls, dial 911

The department is working toward the following endeavors:

  • Community Policing Concept
  • Bicycle Safety Program
  • National Child Safety Awareness Program
  • Community Neighborhood Watch Program

The primary responsibility and mission of the Wonder Lake Police Department is to provide for the safety of residents and transitory persons...

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• It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle on any village street, between the hours of 2:00am - 6:00am.
• It is also prohibited to park on the roadway after 2" of snowfall.
• It is prohibited for residents to deposit the snow from their driveways onto the roadway.

The Police Department encourages all residents to drive safely in inclement weather, keeping in mind that there...

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It has become a concern for the village as to the use of ATV's, within the village limits, being ridden by residents on private property, as well as public property. The Police Department is asking all parents to discourage the of riding these types of vehicles on private property as it causes a noise nuisance, and riders tend to leave private property, and ride on the streets. There have been...

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The Wonder Lake Police Department received a grant from Home Safe Program, Project Child Safe Any resident of the Village of Wonder Lake can walk into the police department and ask for a gun locking device, which will prevent most types of guns from discharging.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), are committed to protecting the public and ensuring that the rights of victims are carefully observed. HSI administers the Victim Notification Program which allows eligible victims and witnesses to obtain reliable and timely information regarding a criminal alien's release from custody. However,...

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As of January 1, 2014, a new law in Illinois bans the use of all hand-held devices while driving in Illinois. Only hands-free technology such as speakerphones, bluetooth, and headsets are pemitted. In addition: (1) all cell phone use is prohibited while driving in a school zone; (2) all cell phone use is prohibited while driving in a highway construction zone, and (3) all cell phone...

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