How can Crime Prevention help a business?
Crime Prevention assistance for businesses and residences is available in the city of Elgin. The services are provided through the police department's Crime Prevention/Community Relations Division. Brochures that offer several crime prevention tips, ranging from burglary prevention to Neighborhood Watch to identity theft are available at no charge. An Elgin Police Officer/Specialist can conduct a security survey of your business or home to assist in making your location less of a desirable target to the criminal element. The Crime Prevention Officers/Specialist are also available to make various presentations to groups at no charge. To receive the brochures, coordinate a presentation by an Elgin Police Officer or Crime Prevention Specialist speaker, or to schedule a security survey, call the Community Relations/Crime Prevention Division at 847-289-2530. Crime Prevention

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1. Where can I find general information about the Elgin Police Department?
2. What happens with an abandoned vehicle?
3. What is Elgin's bicycle registration policy?
4. What do I do if I suspect there is a child abuse situation?
5. What is the Citizen's Police Academy?
6. What Community Relations/Crime Prevention programs are there?
7. What is the Crime-Free Housing Unit?
8. How can Crime Prevention help a business?
9. What does Elgin do about curfew violations?
10. How can I get information about domestic violence?
11. What is the city's door-to-door solicitor policy?
12. How do I file a drug or gang activity complaint?
13. Does Elgin charge for false alarm responses?
14. What are some home safety tips?
15. What can I do about illegally parked vehicles?
16. How do I report a missing person?
17. What happens if I receive a moving violation?
18. What is the Neighborhood Watch program?
19. What happens with reported noise violations?
20. How do I obtain a police record or report?
21. Does the city monitor overweight vehicles?
22. What information is available about parking violations?
23. What personal safety tips do you offer?
24. What are police chaplains for?
25. What information should be provided in a police emergency?
26. How may I schedule a police department tour?
27. How can I schedule a ride-along?
28. Do I need my vehicle's title and registration?
29. Does the department offer vacation house watch services?
30. Do you offer victim services?
31. Does Elgin have a women's safehouse?