Welcome to the Joliet Police Department’s website. The mission of the Joliet Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in the City of Joliet by working with the community for a safe city. We pledge to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear, and provide a safe environment in which to live, work and recreate, and to do so within the framework of the United States Constitution. We are committed to providing the highest quality of police service to our community.

We hope that you find this website helpful and informative. Here, you’ll find information about our department, get tips on what to do in an emergency, gain access to our online reporting system and interactive crime map, and much more.


When Should I Call 9-1-1?

Giving the dispatcher the right information is crucial and the time it saves can also save the life of you or someone you love. Learn the difference between an emergency and a non-emergency.

Stay Alert for Scam IRS Calls

The IRS continues to warn consumers to guard against scam phone calls from thieves intent on stealing their money or their identity. Criminals pose as the IRS to trick victims out of their money or personal information.

Stay safe with these tips.


CALEA Accreditation Assessment Report

The final report from the March and April, 2015 assessment is now available online. The assessment covered all aspects of operation in the police department.


Lock It or Lose It

The Joliet Police Department reminds citizens to take extra precautions to reduce opportunistic vehicle burglaries. You can do your part by following these tips.