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PROUDLY SERVING LINCOLN PARK SINCE 1922

To Protect & Serve

 Chief Mark West

 

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Mission & Values

The mission of the Lincoln Park Police Department is to provide the highest degree of law enforcement and public safety services to the citizens of the Borough of Lincoln Park. To preserve life, to impartially enforce the law, to work in partnership with the community to enhance the quality of life, to aid individuals in danger of physical harm, to protect citizens' constitutional guarantees, to prevent and address conduct recognized as threatening to life and property. Members of the Lincoln Park Police Department strive to accomplish this mission while maintaining the traditions of fairness, professionalism and integrity established in 1922

The Lincoln Park Police Department members shall strive to accomplish their mission while recognizing that certain core values in policing are non-negotiable. We the members of the Lincoln Park Police Department recognize that:
In striving to protect and value human life, that all life is precious. That in protecting citizens' constitutional rights, such rights apply to all individuals regardless of social status. That compassion, fairness, professionalism and integrity are indispensable and demanded qualities of Lincoln Park Police Officers. That the community we serve has a vested interest in a responsible, courteous and honest police department. That Lincoln Park Police Officers are the most valued assets of our organization and have a shared responsibility in fulfilling OUR MISSION

 

Police Department Organization                                          2013 Police Functional Chart

The Lincoln Park Police Department serves a variety of functions and is segmented into two main divisions. Operations Division and Support Services Division. Organizational Chart should help explain the chain of command within the department.

The Lincoln Park Police Department operates under the concept of "Unity of Command" which means that every officer reports to only one supervisor up the chain of command to the Office of the Chief.

In addition the Division Commanders have a variety state mandated tasks assigned to them in addition to policing.

 

 

Department Stats  2011 vs 2012

Type of Call

 2011

2012

Calls for Service

15499

15259

Arrests

160

180

Adult Arrests

137

176

Juvenile Arrests

23

4

DWI

34

31

Drug Offenses

38

45

Robbery

0

4

Burglary

24

28

Contempt of Court

33

45

Domestic Violence

41

53

Weapons

2

4

Theft Over $200

39

35

Theft Under $200

26

32

Shoplifting

4

9

MV Stops

3509

4520

MV Summonses

1784

2307

Community Policing

257

509

Criminal Mischief

53

29

Disorderly Persons

300

208

Suspicious Persons

484

500

Alarms

518

457

Fires

168

105

Street Light Check

9

8

MV Accidents

269

243

Disabled Vehicles

140

128

Property Checks

1345

1215

Lock Outs

126

141

First Aid

518

492

False 9-1-1 Calls

793

555

 

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