Checkerboard Band

A companion page to the Police Officer’s Field Guide with expanded content.


Arrest Complaints

Pre-printed Cook County arrest complaints for ILCS and MCC violations.

Beat Tag Maker

Missing a Beat Tag? Use this tool to make a temporary beat tag.

City of Chicago Street Guide

A brief history and guide to City of Chicago streets and an explanation of how street addresses are laid out. Learn how to locate any street on the city grid.

CPD Operations Calendar

CPD Operations Calendar for mobile devices which is compatible with Android and iOS devices. Major revision for 2019, calendar now comes with automatic updates when using a google account.

CPD Webmail

Access your Chicago Police Department e-mail remotely. This link enables you to log in from a non-Department computer or device.

Felony Review / Upgrade Guidelines

A set of guidelines that should be followed in the event a felony upgrade is required.

Forms & Reports

A collection of fillable PDF forms and reports from the Chicago Police Department, Cook County States Attorney and State of Illinois.

Narcotic Street Value Calculators

Conversion calculators used to determine the estimated street value of narcotics for accurate reporting during arrest situations.

National Criminal History & Crime Statistic Search

RapSheets.org is the largest and most thorough crime statistic website in the world. They provide statistics on the Federal, State, and local level. A useful source to legally find an arrest record for an individual.

To-From Templates

A repository of commonly used To-From Templates used to report certain situations and/or request considerations.




Stop The Threat – Stop The Stigma

My name is Adam A. Meyers and I was a Police Officer in Wisconsin - USA for 21 years. In April 2016 I was involved in a critical incident when I used deadly force against someone who armed themselves with a hatchet inside a busy department store. This person died. I...

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