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Anyone wishing to make a complaint against a police department employee is encouraged to speak to the on-duty supervisor, either by visiting the police department or by calling (708) 748-4701. Often times, misunderstandings of policy or minor issues can be successfully resolved by the on-duty supervisor. However, we recognize that sometimes a person may not want to visit the police department or speak with the on-duty supervisor. Should that be the case, formal complaint forms are located in the lobby of the police department and can also be downloaded here. Completed forms may be emailed to citizencomplaint@parkforest-IL.gov, dropped off at the front desk of the police department, or mailed to:
Park Forest Police Department
200 Lakewood Blvd.
Park Forest, IL 60466
It is the policy of the Park Forest Police Department to ensure that the community can report alleged misconduct without concern for reprisal or retaliation. All citizen complaints are treated seriously and investigated.
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Additionally, online bill pay of parking tickets is available by visiting https://www.violationspayment.com/ws/
(click on Park Forest then Parking/Compliance/Hearing Request)
Questions regarding your ticket can usually be answered by any records clerk. More detailed problems are handled by the Parking Administrator at the Park Forest Police Department, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Those wishing to speak with the Parking Administrator should call 708-748-4701 during the above noted days and times.
If you were issued a municipal citation where the citation number begins with the letter M, you can pay the fine in cash or credit card (MasterCard/Visa/American Express) at the Park Forest Police Department, in person or by mail. Please note that prepayment is not available if the officer checked the “Must Appear” box at the bottom of the Municipal Citation. In this case, the hearing information is included to the right of the “Must Appear” box, and you must appear at the hearing or be subject to a $750 fine.
If you would like to commend a police department employee for the service they provided, please email Chief Christopher Mannino at cmannino@parkforest-IL.gov or correspondence can be mailed to:
Chief ManninoPark Forest Police Department200 Lakewood Blvd.Park Forest, IL 60466
All letters of commendation are shared with the employee and also placed in their personnel file.