Children & Teen Programs

Child Is Missing Alert System

Palos Park Police Department partners with “A Child Is Missing” (ACIM) which is devoted to assisting law enforcement in the search and early safe recovery efforts of children, the elderly (often with Alzheimer’s), and disabled persons via a rapid-response neighborhood alert program utilizing high-technology telephony systems.

Child Safety Fingerprinting

Palos Park Police offers Child ID Cards for each of your children. In the privacy of your own home, you can prepare personalized Child ID Cards for your children. That way if you ever need the information, it is already in one place. Extra forms are available for when your address or doctor changes. The Kit helps you build your children’s self-confidence by teaching them ways to stay safe. Free Child ID Cards are both a fingerprint and DNA document. Full instructions and special forms are included:
  • Your child’s fingerprint form.
  • Instructions on how to take child fingerprints.
  • Instructions on sampling each child’s DNA.
  • The best way to store DNA samples.
  • Personal information record for your child-medications, allergies, and doctor, as well as name, birth date, and address.
  • Current photo record.

Curfew in Palos Park

Village Ordinance, Section 656.01, states that persons under the age of 18 may not be in any public area, street or building unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian between 10:30 p.m. (11:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays) and sunrise of the next day. Parents are held responsible for any illegal activity by a minor child.

Kind-Find: Keeping Spectrum Kids Safe

Palos Park Police have joined Kind Find: Keeping Spectrum Kids Safe is a program designed to gently and safely approach and/or find children and dependent adults with autism spectrum disorders. It is a voluntary way for parents to provide information on their children to first responders.

Teen Hotline 708-671-3750

No Questions Asked! Palos Park teens are encouraged to call the anonymous hotline to report possible pending underage parties, where teens may be consuming alcohol and/or drugs and then getting into a vehicle and driving on our roadways.