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Police Department, City of Kankakee

  Agency Contact Information:
Address: 385 East Oak Street
Kankakee, IL 60901
Phone: 815.933.3321 (non-emergency); 9-1-1 (emergency)
Fax: 815.933.3611
Contact Person:

Willie Hunt - Acting Chief of Police
Phone: 815.933.0401
Email: dirpol@citykankakee-il.gov

  Service Profile:
Service/program name: Citizen Police Academy
Description: Kankakee offers the Citizen Police Academy to residents of all ages. Academies are also geared toward specific interest groups (seniors, spanish speaking, and teen police). These academies are focused on the groups' specific needs. The academies teach why police do what they do. The academies are usually held off site with the locations to be announced.

Service/program name: Community Mediation Training
Description: Trainers come in and give instruction to community members on mediating disputes and conflict resolution. Training is provided at the Victim's Assistance Center.

Service/program name: Kankakee Center for Conflict Resolution
Description: Mediators trained to resolve disputes outside of the court system. This service is provided at the Victim's Assistance Center, 357 East Chestnut, Kankakee, IL.

Service/program name: Landlord Training Program
Description: Landlord training for property owners and managers who rent properties in Kankakee.

Service/program name: Nuisance Abatement
Description: Kankakee Ordinance and State Law allow or have provided methods of removing nuisances from all properties within the city to preserve public peace and integrity of the community.

Service/program name: Public Awareness & Education
Description: G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education And Training); Citizen Police Academy; Teen Police Academy; Hispanic Police Academy; Senior Police Academy; Nuisance Abatement Team; County Prisoner Work Detail; C.P.T.E.D. (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design); Speakers Bureau, Citizen Ride Along Program; Victims Assistance.

Service/program name: Police Department

Service/program name: 911
Description: 9-1-1 Emergency Number
  General Information:
Languages spoken: English and Spanish

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