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The Police Department is open and taking calls for service 24/7, the public entrance is closed to general public traffic between 3 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. A phone is located at the front entrance that connects walk in traffic with a police dispatcher. A police officer will meet the caller at the station.
After hours outside agency requests for assistance - outside law enforcement agencies that require the assistance of the Prospect Heights Police Department are directed to call 847-590-3483 between the hours of 3 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. CST Monday through Friday.
If you received a traffic ticket and you feel that it was issued in error, then we encourage you to set up a hearing before a judge. To do this, you should refer to the bottom of the citation and the accompanying envelope. The instructions on how you can obtain a court hearing are clearly outlined.
If you’ve received an ordinance violation citation and wish to contest, you may come to the Police Center and fill out a request for citation review, if not satisfied with the outcome of the review a adjudication hearing date may be requested.
The Prospect Heights Police Department is on duty 24/7. The Police Center’s public entrance is open for records and administrative requests from 6:30 a.m. to 3 a.m. Monday through Friday. Saturday and Sunday open 24 hours. After 3 a.m. a person may speak with an officer or request assistance by picking up the phone located in the foyer of the Police Center and speaking directly with a dispatcher.
For strictly informational purposes only, if the entire City were to acquire Lake Michigan water, the total infrastructure piping system for Prospect Heights would require 271,756 feet of piping (75,075 feet of 12”; 8,824 feet of 10”; and 187,857 feet of 8”). A total of 164 fire hydrants would be required. Approximately 2,500 buffalo boxes would be required - one in front of each home or business. A 1,000,000 gallon water storage tower would be required, giving the Prospect Heights Water System 1-1/2 days of supply. Two tanks at Rob Roy would be retained; each holding 250.000 gallons.
The 2013 Baxter and Woodman estimate for City-wide municipal water would cost approximately $80,879,000.
The City and Water Committee do not endorse any water products. However, with a recent increase in residents requests, the Water Committee is looking into hosting an event where well water product vendors will be invited to inform residents of the products they offer. Keep an eye out for forthcoming information right here on the Water Committee's webpage.