Welcome to the Lemont Police Department website. The Police Department consists of men and women committed to the safety and well being of our residents and visitors. It is the mission of the Lemont Police Department to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve, to reduce the incidence of fear and crime and to enhance the public safety while partnering with our residents to improve their quality of life.
First Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week declared for April 24 - 28, 2017
Next week is Distracted Driver Awareness Week. 300 Law Illinois law enforcement agencies will participate in the crackdown on distracted driving in an effort to bring attention to the dangers and consequences associated with driving.
Distracted drivers pose a deadly risk to everyone on the Road. 3,477 people were killed and an estimated 391,00 injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers in 2015. That is a 9-percent increase in fatalities as compared to the previous year.
When you text and drive, you become a danger to everyone around you.