PD LogoThe Police Department strives to protect and care for the well-being of our community while providing excellence in police service. The Police Department is committed to the values of integrity, fairness, competency and professionalism through positive and meaningful police-citizen interactions and partnerships; these interactions and partnerships preserve the peace and safety of the Village of Round Lake, making the Village a very desirable place to live, work, and visit.

The primary responsibilities of the Police Department include: 

  • Protecting and serving the residents of the Village of Round Lake
  • Planning and budgeting of the department
  • Improving the Department’s response to domestic violence
  • Facilitating and coordinating Law Enforcement services to the community
  • Planning police coverage
  • Addressing legal and legislative matters
  • Administering labor agreements
  • Providing a liaison to the news media

Under the direction of the Chief of Police, the Police Department functions through two Divisions, Administration and Operations.  Each Division is commanded by a Department Commander.
The Administration Division includes the records department, procurement, and professional standards, while the Operations Division of the Police Department includes the patrol and investigative operations. 

Now Available: Overnight Parking and Vacation Watch Online Requests

Overnight street parking and vacation watch requests are now available and processed by submitting a request below.  All information will be safely and securely transmitted to the Round Lake Police Department.

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Certifications for Victims of Qualifying Criminal Activity

Under certain circumstances, federal law allows temporary immigration benefits, known as a U visa, to victims and witnesses of certain qualifying crimes (8 USC § 1101(a)(15)(U)). The Deputy Chief of Police is designated to complete the law enforcement certification for a U visa.

Similar immigration protection, known as a T visa, is available for certain qualifying victims of human trafficking (8 USC § 1101(a)(15)(T)). The Deputy Chief of Police is designated to complete a law enforcement declaration for a T visa (5 ILCS 825/10). Learn More

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) 

What is PREA?
Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) is a federal law designed to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual harassment and abuse of individuals in prisons, jails, juvenile detention facilities, lock-up facilities (including police departments and courts), and community confinement facilities.


How do I report a PREA violation?
Every member of the Round Lake Police Department will accept reports directly from detainees. We will also accept reports from discharged detainees or from third parties, including family members, friends, and attorneys. A report can be made by contacting our non-emergency dispatch center at 847-270-9111. The person making the report should provide as much of the following information as possible.