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COVID-19

Information related to COVID-19 affecting Logan County IL.

Logan County Current Statistics

Logan County Department of Public Health

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

State of Illinois Coronavirus Website

Business Resources related to COVID-19  If you have questions about an event, procedures for your business, or questions relating to any of the Governor's Executive Orders, please contact the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

If you think you have been exposed to COVID‑19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.

COVID-19 Information

9-1-1 Emergency Calls Only
Please use 911 for Emergency Calls Only.  Emergencies qualify as life-threatening, crimes in progress, or where a criminal can be apprehended if a police officer would respond immediately.  If it is determined that someone utilized the 911 system to report a false call they can be charged under Illinois state law 720 ILCS 5/26‑1(a)(12).

 

217-732-2151 Non-Emergency Line
When there is a situation that requires police response but is not an emergency, use the non-emergency 7-digit telephone number.

 

217-732-3000 Crime Stoppers
Anyone with any information concerning any crime in the Lincoln/Logan County area is urged to call “CRIME STOPPERS” at (217)732-3000 or contactCrimestoppers. Your information will be kept confidential and you may remain anonymous. If your information leads to the arrest of the person(s) involved, CRIME STOPPERS will pay you a cash reward up to $1000.00. CRIME STOPPERS has an answering machine to answer your calls. This is to protect you if you wish to remain anonymous (your calls can not be traced with this machine). You need to let us know how you can be contacted about the incident or you must watch to see if the subject has been arrested. This is so we can make a payout to you.

 

800-25-ABUSE Child Abuse Hotline
(800-252-2873) Report a crime against children to the Department of Children and Family Services Child Abuse Hotline.

 

Logan County Jail 217-735-2610
For questions concerning an inmate at the Logan County Jail or you can call the Logan County Sheriff's Office at 217-732-4159.  You can also use VINELink.com system to find out who is in jail and receive notifications of when they are released.

 

US ICE Victim Notification Program
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) administers a Victim Notification program which allows eligible victims and witnesses to obtain reliable and timely information regarding a criminal alien's release from custody.



Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Can I just send an email or use Facebook to report a crime or provide information?

A: No.  There are certain questions that need to be asked by a police officer.  We also do not check emails/facebook on a regular basis, so your message may not be responded to quickly.  It is best to call using the appropriate phone number.

 

Q: I am the victim of a identity theft where the suspect is not in Lincoln.  Do I file a complaint with the Lincoln Police Department?

A: Please read over the Federal Trade Commission's website for information about identity theft.  Then complete a Federal Trade Commission complaint form.  Print the completed FTC complaint form, print your credit report, and have available the paperwork that brought the identity theft to your attention and call the non-emergency line to request an officer.  

 

Q: I keep receiving phone calls from an unknown source.  Can I make a complaint?

A: Telemarketers often use the phone system to attempt to sell goods or services.  Please put your phone number on the Federal Do-Not-Call Registry.  If after you do this and continue to get calls, please contact the Lincoln Police Department on the non-emergency line to request an officer.

 

Q: How to do file a commendation for an officer for a job well done or to make a complaint?

A: Please come to the Lincoln Police Department, 911 Pekin St, Lincoln, IL, to file the necessary paperwork.  Formal complaints require paperwork to be filed and the person filing the complaint is required by State Statue to swear to the truthfulness of the complaint.  Anyone found to be filing a false report with the police will be charged under Illinois State Statue for Disorderly Conduct, a Class 4 felony.  

 

Police News

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

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

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

 

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Drunkstopper

Toll-Free 24 Hour Anonymous Hotline

1-866-479-2857

Website: www.drunkstopper.com

Focus on these activities:

  • Underage Drinking Parties
  • Fake ID's
  • Illegal Sales of Alcohol

Note: Your name and personal information are not asked for and your submission will remain anonymous to the parties involved

Contact Information

 

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City Hall
700 Broadway Street
Lincoln, Illinois 62656

(217)735-2815

 

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