Records & Reports Requests

Traffic Crash Reports

Traffic Crash Report are available online 24/7/365 through LexisNexis Police Reports.

Or for copies of traffic crash reports, submit a written request and send it to the Police Department Records Office at 2 Lagoon Drive, Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047. Enclose a $5 check or money order payable to the Village of Hawthorn Woods. Please provide a report number if available, or note the date, time, and location of the incident. Don't forget your return address. You may also obtain copies of crash reports during normal business hours at the Police Department.

Police Reports

To obtain other police reports a Police Records Request Form must be completed pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act and returned to the Police Department.

Code Violations

Village Code violation citations can be processed at the Police Department or the Village Hall during regular business hours or can be mailed in with proper payment.


Questions concerning report or citation information can be obtained during general business hours. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. The office telephone number is (847) 438-9050.