Police Department


Contact Information:


Michael Simo, Chief of Police

Morton Grove Police Department

6101 Capulina Avenue
Morton Grove, IL 60053


Emergency 10 Digit

(847) 965-2131

(847) 470-5200

(847) 965-2950

A Proud History of Service
Established - October 31, 1895


Department Overview
The Morton Grove Police Department is staffed with 75 members who are divided into Patrol, Field, Support Services, and Administrative Staff.

The members of the Police Department are dedicated professionals who provide exceptional service to the citizens of Morton Grove. We are committed to providing responsive and professional police service and to maintaining the safest possible environment to preserve Morton Grove’s status as a great place to live and work.

Thank you for taking an interest in our Department and Community. We hope you find this site interesting and informative.



See Something… Say Something!

“Keep our Community Safe”

Dial 911 to report any emergency that requires an immediate police response (in-progress crimes, in-progress suspicious activities or suspicious vehicles, etc), or to report post-incident crimes or recent activities that require a police response to your location for non-emergency reports or investigation.

Dial 847-470-5200 to contact the Morton Grove Police Department non-emergency line for questions, requests or information.

Dial 847-663-3828 to report anonymous crime tips on the TipsHotLine.

Email tipshotline@mortongroveil.org to email crime tips.

If you are unsure who to call, dial 911!

Please stay calm, remain on the line and be prepared to give as much information as possible, including: the nature of the incident, location of incident, your location, the suspects location or direction of travel, the suspects description (head to toe, special identifiers), the suspects vehicle description (color, make, model, license plate, condition, special identifiers).

Morton Grove Citizens Police Academy

The next class will be held from March 21st, 2017 to May 23rd, 2017.

What is the Citizens Police Academy?

The Citizens Police Academy is a 10-week program, one block of instruction per week, designed to give participants an understanding of the operation of the Morton Grove Police Department and a working knowledge of what law enforcement is all about. The academy classes are held once a week  on Tuesday and are approximately 2 hours in duration, from 6:30pm- 8:30pm. The classes will be limited to 20 students, so register early. There is no cost for residents to participate.

Who Can Attend?

Participants must be at least 18 years of age and reside in the Village of Morton Grove. They must be of good moral character with no felony convictions. There will be a criminal history review conducted on each applicant prior to acceptance into the academy.  An application for the academy must be completed and signed along with a waiver of liability.

To Apply to the Citizens Academy

If you are interested in applying for Citizen Police Academy you can pick up an application at the Morton Grove Police Department, email us, or download it online through the Village of Morton Grove website on the Morton Grove Police Department’s page or on the  Morton Grove Citizens Police Academy page. Please return all applications to the Morton Grove Police Department to Officer Lietz or Officer Tabor. You will be notified if you are selected to participate in the Morton Grove Citizens Police Academy approximately two weeks prior to class starting. Applications are due February 20th, 2017.

For any questions or further information please feel free to contact our Community Liaison Officers, Officer Lietz (glietz@mortongroveil.org) and Officer Tabor (atabor@mortongroveil.org) at 847-470-5200.