Car Burglaries

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Like many surrounding communities, the Rolling Meadows occasionally experiences car burglaries, often to unlocked vehicles. In many cases the vehicles are parked in the driveways of the victims' houses. Personal items taken in these crimes are often left in open view such as on seats, floors, consoles, dashboards, or in storage compartments and glove boxes.

Types of Stolen Property
The list of property stolen has included:
  • Cameras
  • Cash and loose change
  • CDs and the books used to store them
  • Cell phones
  • Cigarettes
  • Laptop computers
  • Navigation systems (GPS units)
  • Purses
  • Small packages
  • Wallets
  • Other items of value
Report Witnessed Crimes or Suspicious Activity
We at the Rolling Meadows Police Department are asking that residents assist in deterring these crimes of opportunity. We also ask that everyone witnessing crimes and suspicious persons or activities call 911 immediately. Anyone with any information may contact the Crime Tips Hotline anonymously by calling 847-255-2416 and then pressing 7.

Questions or Concerns

If you have any questions or concerns about preventing crime, please call the Police Department at 847-255-2416.