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Standard Operating Procedures
Elgin Police Department Standard Operating Procedures are available for public review by utilizing this PowerDMS weblink. It is important to note that policies are frequently updated and reviewed to keep current with new laws, training and best practices. It is possible that a policy you are viewing is also currently under review and subject to changes by the department's Policy Review Committee.
Use of Force Analysis
Elgin Police Department policy requires all officers to report any use or show of force on an approved department form. The data from the response to resistance forms are entered into a database and analyzed each year. Each form, along with the associated reports and video, is reviewed through the chain of command to ensure the force was within policy. A Use of Force committee comprised of a diverse group of officers from various divisions also reviews incidents to make recommendations on training and policy each year. To view the analysis and data from 2017, click here.
Annual statistical reports and daily crime information are available on our website; click here to view.