Girl Scout Troop Receives Silver Award

Girl Scout Troop Receives Silver Award

Chief Vodicka presented a letter of appreciation to Silver Award recipients of Girl Scout Troop 50674 at a recent City Council Meeting.  The Scouts were recognized for creating and distributing comfort dolls to local police departments. These small, plush dolls are used to help calm children during traumatic events and criminal investigations. Over one hundred …

Sergeant Benaitis Receives Recognition

Sergeant Benaitis Receives Recognition

Chief Vodicka presented a twenty years of service pin to Sergeant Mark Benaitis at a recent Roll Call. Sergeant Benaitis began his career with the Hickory Hills Police Department on April 7, 1997. During his career, he has served in the capacity as a Federal Task Force Officer, Investigator/Detective, K-9 Officer, and a Field Training …

IRS Tax Scams

IRS Tax Scams

IRS – Impersonation Telephone Scam Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid promptly through a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer. If the victim refuses to cooperate, they are then threatened with arrest, deportation or suspension of a business or driver’s license. In many cases, the caller becomes …