In an effort to foster even better partnerships within our community, the department is enhancing our current problem solving efforts through the implementation of the Police Beat Coordinator (PBC) system in our patrol division. PBCs will address issues which cannot be successfully managed during an initial police officer visit. Examples of this include ongoing neighbor disputes, recurring quality of life concerns such as graffiti, parking issues, noise complaints etc. The team will collaborate and develop an appropriate strategy designed to mitigate or reduce the problem.
The PBC system is designed to strengthen communication between our officers and the community they serve. Five officers, one for each geographic area or beat, have been designated as the lead for their respective beat. This means that these officers will help to coordinate and be involved, at some level, in almost all aspects of issues occurring within their beats. They will organize beat meetings throughout the year and will actively engage in working directly with their residents and business owners. This program offers the opportunity for community members to develop a more personalized working relationship with the department and City.
Residents and business owners are encouraged to contact their PBC when they have any questions pertaining to law enforcement or an issue which they need help with.
Please note, if the issue is an emergency, time sensitive or crime in progress, residents and business owners should call 911 to request immediate police service.
In those cases, responding officers will address the need for service and provide follow up to the PBC. It is important to note that the PBC may be on a day off or in training and, therefore, not always in a position to respond immediately.
Below is a map of Highland Park indicating the geographical boundaries for each police beat, as well as individual police beat maps with photos, and biographies and contact information for the PBC assigned to each police beat.Highland Park Beat Map - All Beats, PBCs, Technology/Videography
PBC Supervisor Sergeant Michael Flaig, Bio, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Police Beat 90 - Officer Kevin Roberts, Bio, email: email@example.com
Police Beat 91 - Officer Pawel Geneja, Bio, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Police Beat 92 -Officer Ginger Stokes, Bio, email: email@example.com
Police Beat 93 -Officer James Eldridge, Bio, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Police Beat 94 -Officer Douglas DiBasilio, Bio, email: email@example.com
Officer Reyes Montemayor, Bio, email: firstname.lastname@example.org