Police Department

HWPD Annual Report 2020 (PDF)


The officers of the Hawthorn Woods Police Department are committed to excellence in providing effective, high-quality service to the community in a professional and courteous manner. They work in partnership with the community to improve the quality of life for everyone. The officers protect everyone’s rights and property and treat each person encountered with the respect and dignity they deserve.

Core Values

Hawthorn Woods Police Department stands for:

Honesty is being truthful in character and behavior.

Willingness is readiness of mind and heart.

Professionalism is having a conscientious awareness of our role, image, skills and knowledge.

Dedication is demonstrating fortitude and commitment to complete our duties.