Community Alerts




Incident Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017

On Thursday, October 26, 2017 at approximately 4:15 p.m., an 11-year-old male left Fairview South School and was walking home to the 5000 block of Estes Avenue. The child was approached by an unknown male subject near the intersection of Laramie Avenue and Fairview Lane. While driving a vehicle, the unknown male subject pulled up alongside the child and yelled out the window, “If you want to call your mom, get inside the car.” The child ignored the unknown male subject and ran home to notify his parents. The child reported the vehicle fled the scene northbound on Laramie Avenue from Fairview Lane, towards Touhy Avenue.


Older model 4-door sedan, dark colored


Male, Middle-Eastern decent, approximately 40 years of age, heavy accent, light brown complexion, black and grey hair with a beard

This incident is under investigation. Anyone with information or details related to this incident is asked to contact the Skokie Police Department immediately by calling 9-1-1.

The public is asked to remain alert and focused on any suspicious persons or vehicles, especially matching the description above. Call 9-1-1 immediately to report any suspicious activity.

The 24-hour Skokie Crime Tip Hotline is 847/933-TIPS (8477).

Text-A-Tip is available 24-hours a day by texting “Skokie” and your tip to 847411.

The City Council ordinance regarding curfew hours for Chicago’s children.

Pursuant to Municipal Code

Section 8-16-020

Curfew Hours are:

For youth under 12 years old:

in by 8:30 pm Sunday through Thursday

In by 9:00 pm Friday and Saturday

For youth from 12 through 16 years old:

in by 10:00 pm Sunday through Thursday

In by 11:00 pm Friday and Saturday

Nothing is more important to Chicago’s future than the safety of our children. This stronger curfew ordinance is to help keep kids out of harm’s way. Parents and community members have a critical role to play in keeping our children safe. When parents and kids obey curfew, families and communities are safer.

Curfew violators are subject to a fine of up to $500 or community service. Three offenses in a twelve-month period can trigger a fine of up to $1,500 in addition to community service.


La ordenanza de Ayuntamiento en cuanto a las horas del toque de queda para los niños de Chicago.

De Acuerdo con el Código Municipal

Sección 8-16-020

Las horas de toque de queda son:

Para jóvenes menores de 12 años:

- Inicia a las 20h30 de domingo a jueves (de las 8:30 pm en adelante)

- Inicia a las 21h00 el viernes y el sábado (de las 9:00 pm en adelante)

Para jóvenes de 12 a 16 años:

- Inicia a las 22h00 de domingo a jueves (de las 10:00 pm en adelante)

- Inicia a las 23h00 el viernes y el sábado (de las 11:00 pm en adelante)

Nada es más importante para el futuro de Chicago que la seguridad de nuestros niños. Esta ordenanza de toque de queda es más fuerte y debe ayudar a mantener alejados a los niños de cualquier peligro. Los padres y los miembros de comunidad deben jugar un papel crítico en el cuidado de nuestros niños. Cuando los padres y los niños obedecen el toque de queda, las familias y las comunidades están mas seguras.

Los infractores de toque de queda son sujetos a una penalidad de hasta 500 dólares o servicio comunitario. Tres ofensas en un período de doce meses pueden provocar una penalidad de hasta 1,500 dólares además del servicio comunitario.

James B. Farnsworth Elementary School CPS Level 1 School

5414 N. Linder Ave. Chicago, Illinois 60630

Phone: (773) 534-3535 Fax: (773) 534-3515

Principal Barbara Oken

Assistant Principal Julie Walsh, NBCT