Helpful Links

Ready.gov


Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed.



Ready.gov

Missing & Exploited Children


For information on missing and exploited children and cyber safety for kids and teens, visit:

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Identity Theft


This website is a one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft. It provides detailed information to help you deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.

Information about Identity Theft - how to prevent and fight it

Lake County Crimestoppers


Simply put Crime Stoppers is a three part approach to solving crime. Crime Stoppers relies on the cooperation between the police, the media, and the general community to provide a flow of information about crime and criminals.

Lake County Crimestoppers

Lake County MEG


The Lake County Metropolitan Enforcement Group (MEG) is a Multi-Jurisdictional Law Enforcement Task Force that focuses on Illegal Drugs, Gangs, and Weapons Offenses.

Lake County Metropolitan Enforcement Group

Illinois Secretary of State - Driver's License, Vehicle Registrations, and more...


For general information about driver's licenses, motor vehicles, and rules of the road, click here:

IL Secretary of State

For information on the graduated driver's license program for teen drivers, click here:

IL Secretary of State - Graduated Driver's License

Domestic & Sexual Abuse


If you are the victim of domestic abuse (verbal or physical) or sexual abuse, there are resources out there to help you.

If you are in immediate danger, call 9-1-1.

Crisis Hotlines:


A Safe Place 847-249-4450
National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233
IL Coalition Against Domestic Violence 217-789-2830
Navy Base Family Advocacy Center 847-688-3603

Legal Advocacy


Order of Protection Advocacy 847-360-6471
Lake County State's Attorney's Office 847-377-3000

Sexual Abuse & Child Abuse


IL Department of Children & Family Services 800-25A-BUSE (800-252-2873)
Lake County Counsel Against Sexual Assault 847-872-7799
(LACASA)