Elgin residents are encouraged to learn about their neighborhoods’ daily activity and report any suspicious action to the Elgin Police Department.
“Many times people don’t know who their neighbors are or whether someone belongs in that particular neighborhood,” said Elgin Detective Carla Carter. “Residents should spend some time learning what daily activity is for their area and who belongs where. Sometimes a resident is unaware that a registered sex offender may live in a neighborhood.”
Carter said that residents can go to the Illinois Sex Offenders website at