Nov 27 Seminar – State’s Attorney’s Office 101 and Pretrial Fairness Act

This is an important in-person educational presentation hosted by the 18th District CPD and the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office to learn how criminal cases proceed through the justice system and an overview of the Illinois Pretrial Fairness Act.

When:  November 27 (Monday) 4:00 p.m.

Where:  Wintrust Bank – 100 W. North Avenue

Please note, this is a hybrid event and can be accessed on ZOOM too.  Please use ZOOM ID:  882-0095-7970

Questions:  Contact 18th District CAPS Office (312) 742-5778 or email

Click here for a PDF of the flyer.

CPD Hyundai Vehicle Safety Engagement: Nov 3 – 5

The Chicago Police Department, in partnership with Hyundai, will be providing free anti-theft software updates Nov 3, 4 and 5 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Guaranteed Rate Field (White Sox Park) Parking Lot G. For more information contact Rocio Prieto, Office of Community Policing (312-745-5900) or go to

Coffee & Conversation with 18th District Commander – 11/15/23

Come and enjoy coffee and conversations with the 18th District Commander, Michael Barz.

When: Wednesday, November 15 at 10:00 a.m.

Where: 600 W. Chicago Avenue – Entrance Main Lobby

If you have any questions, please call the CAPS office at 312-742-5778.

To print a copy of the flyer, CLICK HERE.

The Anti-Cruelty “Fall in Love” Event – November 11th

Fall in love with your new best friend at The Anti-Cruelty Society on November 11, noon–7 p.m. when all adoption fees are waived! For more information CLICK HERE.

RNRA 26th Annual Meeting at Tao Chicago – November 14

Join us for our 26th Annual Meeting with guest speakers Alderman Brendan Reilly and 18th District CPD Commander Michael Barz.  Enjoy delicious appetizers and drinks at the incredible Tao Chicago. For a PDF of the flyer, CLICK HERE.

Tickets go fast for this one and there is limited space.  


Tickets $10 or 3 for $20

The Langham Chicago and Tao Chicago – $1150 Total Value

  • One-night Stay for Two with Complimentary Club Lounge Access PLUS a Tao Chicago $250 Gift Certificate

Trump International Hotel & Tower/The Spa at Trump – $910 Value

  • One-night stay for Two with Signature Massage

Lira Guzi Salon – $100 Value

  • Gift Card



18th Police District Council October Meeting – 10/24/23

The 18th Police DisThe 18th Police District Council meeting is open to all. The Councils are tasked with making recommendations and holding monthly meetings to gather and relay information between citizens and the CPD.

When: Tuesday, October 24, 6:00 PM

Where: Cornerstone Center – 1111 N. Wells Street

RSVPS are appreciated.

RNRA FAMILY EVENT Moved to 10/28/23 – Trick or Treating in the Park

Please note due to weather the event has been moved to Saturday, October 28th.  If you have registered, your registration is valid.

Join us for games, costumes, trick or treating and more!  For a PDF of the flyer, CLICK HERE.  Registration required.


018 CPD – Community Engagement Opportunities to impact 2024 Strategic Planning

CPD 018 is offering three opportunities to engage in discussion to help form the 18th District’s strategic plan for 2024 on crime reduction priorities and community engagement.

“Community Conversations” will take place on two dates in two different locations on September 27 and October 11.  Registration is required.

To print a copy of the flyer to distribute, CLICK HERE.

The “Affinity Conversation” specifically designed for people who identify as part of an affinity group or are interested in helping the 18th District Community with an affinity group will take place at Park Community Church 1001 N Crosby on Sunday, Oct. 8th, 2023 @ 1:30 p.m.  No registration is required.  To print a copy of the flyer to distribute, CLICK HERE.  

If you have questions on any of these meetings, please reach out to 18th District Community Policing Office ag 312-742-5778 or email

Howloween Dog Pop Up 10/21 Erie/Larrabee Dog Friendly Area

Share your voice on the Chicago Police Department’s 2024 Budget!

Share your voice on the Chicago Police Department’s 2024 Budget! Please provide your opinion in this short 3 minute survey.

The purpose of the survey is to identify and give voice to Chicago residents’ expectations for the 2024 Chicago Police Budget.  Many residents have expressed significant concern about Chicago’s crime levels.  Declines in police staffing have heightened this concern:

Citywide, the number of police officers has fallen to 11,727 representing a decline of over 1,770 or 13% from mid-2019 when sworn officers were at 13,498.

In the 18th Police District, the number of police officers has declined to 299, when just over two yeas ago, the 18th Police District had as high as 403, representing a decline in Police Officers of 26% while crime increased 56% (Source CPD Comp Stat Reports through 9/17/23.