Blue Island Police Department
13031 S. Greenwood Avenue
Blue Island, IL 60406
Main 708-597-8600
Police 708-396-7020


Welcome to the Blue Island Police Department website. The City of Blue Island was established in 1865. The City is located just south of the City of Chicago and borders four southern suburbs. The Blue Island Police Department operates a multi-jurisdictional 9-1-1 Communications Center and we proudly provide 911 Police and Fire dispatch services for the following communities: The Village of Posen, Calumet Park and Midlothian.

Crime The Blue Island Police Department subscribes to  software. We encourage our residents and businesses to sign up and view reported crimes within the City of Blue Island. There is no cost to sign up. You can see where crime is reported in your community. You may also sign up to receive crime and community alerts through


The Blue Island Police Department is now accepting applications for Part Time Police Officer - Click here for more info:


Red Light Safety Cameras


Distracted Driving Kills!


Each Year, nearly 1,000 fatalities in the United States are a direct result of collisions caused by red light running. This is why The Blue Island Police Department maintains photo based traffic safety systems at three local intersections. The Red Light Safety Cameras at monitor red light running at the following busy crossroads,


In 2010, 3092 people were killed in crashes involving a distracted driver and an estimated additional 416,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver. 18% of injury crashes in 2010 were reported as distraction-affected crashes. In the month of June 2011, more than 196 billion text messages were sent or received in the US, up nearly 50% from June 2009. (CTIA)
Text messaging creates a crash risk 23 times worse than driving while not distracted. (VTTI) Driving while using a cell phone reduces the amount of Brain activity associated with driving by 37%.     (Carnegie Mellon)                  WWW.DISTRACTION.GOV

  • 127th St. and Kedzie Ave.
  • 127th St. and Gregory St.
  • 127th street eastbound at Western Avenue