Frequently Asked Questions

Question: What should I do if I see some suspicious activity or a crime in progress?


1. Call 911 if it is an emergency. You may call the Police Department’s phone line (732-2151) if it is a non-emergency.

2. Be observant and try remember what you see/saw. Stay on the line with the dispatcher.

3. Look at the physical characteristics of any suspects such as height, weight, hair, beards, scars, tattoos.

4. Look at the clothing and note colors and style.

5. Look for other suspects.

6. Look for any weapons or items in the hands of the suspect.

7. If a vehicle is involved, try to observe the license plate, make, and model, of the vehicle.

8. Always keep yourself in a safe location.


Information is available on the following sites:
Logan County Current Statistics

Memorial Health System  - Includes daily statistics for MHS and a COVID-19 Risk Screening

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Logan County Department of Public Health
Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)



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