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Gurnee Police Department adding 2 new canines to department; seek students’ help in naming them

The Gurnee Police Department announced they are adding two new police canines to their department and are seeking students to help name the dogs. Gurnee Police Department Public Information Officer Shawn Gaylor said that the new canines will arrive in the coming weeks, with an anticipated swearing-in occurring in June. A partnership with Gurnee Mills […]

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Gurnee Police Department announces retirement of department’s last K-9, Hunter

Just over two months after the retirement of canine Bear, the Gurnee Police Department announced their other canine, Hunter, is also retiring. Hunter is retiring after a seven-year career. He was deployed 903 times for detection and patrol assistance, the department said. Hunter assisted 25 agencies with tracking and K-9 demonstrations. He also assisted with […]

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Several suspects in custody after multiple fights at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee

Multiple suspects are in custody after multiple fights with large groups inside Six Flags Great America on Sunday evening, police said. The Gurnee Police Department responded around 7:00 PM Sunday to Six Flags Great America, 1 Six Flags Parkway in Gurnee, for a report of disturbances. Gurnee Police Department Public Information Officer Shawn Gaylor said […]