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Posted on: August 3, 2022

UPDATE: Oak Forest Police respond to crash at 159th and Cicero Avenue

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UPDATE: On August 4, the Cook County Medical Examiner confirmed that 28-year-old Fred Nayou of Cincinnati, Ohio died as a result of a single self-inflicted gunshot wound. The OFPD Investigations Division is still investigating the vehicle accident with th...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Cop on a Rooftop is August 19

News Flash cop on a rooftop

On Friday, August 19, beginning at 5 a.m., hundreds of law enforcement officers throughout the state will stake out Dunkin’ rooftops to raise awareness and donations for the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Illinois. &nb...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Congratulations to the Forest in Bloom Award winners

News Flash forest in bloom

Congratulations to all of the Forest in Bloom Award winners.  Award signs will be distributed to front doors the week of August 8.  

Thank you to all of our nominees for making Oak Forest beautiful!  

The Forest In Bloom ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Oak Forest Police remind residents to lock their vehicles

News Flash Lock It

Over the last month, several vehicles have been stolen or burglarized in Oak Forest. The majority of these vehicles were unlocked with valuables and keys left inside in plain view. With these types of crimes occurring throughout the suburbs, the Oak Fores...

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City News
Posted on: July 8, 2022

Oak Forest Police Department is an internet purchase exchange zone

News Flash internet exchange

Oak Forest residents can sell their goods online with a little more confidence by using the internet purchase exchange zone in the Oak Forest Police Department's lobby and/or parking lot.  

“With more and more people buying and selling online, it ...

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City News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Water conservation measures are in effect

Water conservation

Water conservation measures are in effect until September.  Sprinkling is allowed from 7 to 11 a.m. and 7 to 11 p.m. on an odd/even basis. If the last digit in your street address is odd, you may sprinkle only on odd numbered calendar days. If th...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

City Council approves 2022 Road Program

Road Program

On May 10, the Oak Forest City Council approved an award of contract in the amount of $1,483,020.25 to Iroquois Paving Corporation for the 2022 Road Program.  As part of the program, the following street segments will be resurfaced:

  • Lorel Avenue –...
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Posted on: October 17, 2021

Have you registered for Everbridge notifications?

COF Everbridge

The City of Oak Forest invites residents to sign up for the Everbridge system to receive timely information regarding critical situations, such as severe weather, road closures, or criminal activity. Residents can choose to receive the information via SMS...

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