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Lake Forest

Emergency Services

for emerGenCy serviCes DiaL 911

Police | Fire | Paramedic | Ambulance

poLiCe & fire aDministration

Public Safety Building

255 w. Deerpath ...............................................................234-2600

Fire Station No. 2

1111 s. telegraph road ...................................................810-3890

All Non-Emergency Calls

Phone ...............................................................................234-2600

(Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

Phone ...............................................................................234-2601

(Weekends & after 4:30 p.m.)

pubLiC safety

Police and Fire Departments, including the main fire station, are

housed in the Public safety Building. a second fire station is

located on telegraph road.

poLiCe Department

the lake Forest Police Department includes 42 commissioned

police officers and 17 non-commissioned personnel, including

community services officers who perform non-patrol and

investigative functions, such as parking enforcement and animal

control. the department is a member of the northern illinois crime

laboratory.

a computer terminal links the department with all other police and

sheriff departments nationwide. all squad cars are equipped with

mobile computers, allowing direct and immediate access to local,

state and federal records and communications sources.

residents are encouraged to call the department with information

on any suspicious activity in their neighborhoods at any time.

the police will provide surveillance service, upon request, to

vacationing homeowners and will also conduct burglary prevention

inspections, at no charge, upon request.

■ Pictured upper right: A Lake Forest Fire Department Fire Engine (top) and Fire Station

(bottom). Photo courtesy of the City of Lake Forest.

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fire Department

the lake Forest Fire Department includes 32 full-time firefighters

augmented by two on-call firefighters. Police officers, all cPr

trained, respond to fire calls and assist in hydrant spotting, crowd

control and fire investigations.

the Department has 32 fire fighters who are certified paramedics,

providing emergency service to the community and the Village

of lake Bluff and Knollwood. the Department will conduct home

safety inspections for residents, at no charge, upon request.

northwestern

LaKe forest hospitaL

northwestern lake Forest hospital, a level ii trauma center,

provides 24-hour emergency care. the trauma center is staffed by

board-certified emergency medicine specialists and is dedicated

to providing optimal care to its patients. the trauma center and

Poison control hotline may be reached by calling 234-6150.

LAKE FOREST • 1400 S. Skokie Hwy • (847) 234-0505

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