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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Oak Forest emergency personnel respond to domestic disturbance on Ann Marie Lane

News Flash PD

On September 23, at 6:35 a.m., Oak Forest Police responded to a domestic disturbance call involving a report of gunfire in the 5500 block of Ann Marie Lane.  Upon arrival, police units located two victims in the driveway and a third victim in the...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

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Everbridge news

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 police activity. Residents can choose to receive the information via SMS (...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Oak Forest police warn of check washing

News Flash PD

The Oak Forest Police Department has received a significant number of check washing cases reported. We urge residents who are mailing checks to pay utilities or other bills, to monitor if and when those checks clear your bank account. If a check does not ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Mixed-use development approved on Cicero Avenue

Cicero Ave Mixed-Use Development Rendering

The City Council approved a plan for a mixed-use development at 15644 S. Cicero Avenue. The proposed development, which includes 75 multi-family units, commercial first-floor space and 15 row homes would replace the former Magna Electric and the adjacent ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

City hiring part-time deputy city clerk

Deputy clerk hiring

Distinguishing Features of Position

Under the general supervision of the Mayor, City Clerk and City Administrator, the Deputy City Clerk is a part-time position that performs the day-to-day administrative and record keeping functions for the City Clerk’s O...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

City hiring for full-time firefighter

firefighter hire

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Oak Forest is accepting applications for the position of full-time firefighter.  Testing is being conducted to establish an eligibility list for future hiring needs.

Applications must be r...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

City Council approves plan for senior housing community

News Flash senior housing

The City Council has approved a plan by Carefree Development, LLC to develop, construct and operate a senior housing community to serve independent, moderate-income seniors at 4758 W. 151st Street. The proposed development will be a three-story structure ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Reports of financial scams on the rise

News Flash scam alert

The Oak Forest Police Department has seen an increase in residents suffering from several different financial crimes, including phishing, spear phishing, and the washing of personal checks.

In phishing scams, scammers send you texts or email messa...

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