Welcome to Police Beat 317. Officer Steve Bush is the primary contact and Beat Coordinator of 317. Officer Bush has been serving since 1997 and is currently assigned to the Patrol Division on dayshift.
Beat 317 is a smaller area in the middle of Skokie. The Beat extends several blocks to either side of Skokie Boulevard. The western border of Beat 317 is Niles Center Road; the southern border is Mulford Street; the eastern border is Kenton Avenue; and the northern border is Main Street. Much of ‘Downtown Skokie’ is in this Beat. The newer of the two CTA Yellow Line stops, the Oakton Street station, is here!
Lincoln Junior High is the only public school within Beat 317.
Officers working Beat 317 answer calls for service and provide guidance to visitors in the downtown area. They know the best places to park, just ask!
The Officers in Beat 317 strive to adhere to the Mission of the Skokie Police Department and the community-policing philosophy. If you are in need of immediate police assistance or need to report any criminal or suspicious activity, please call 9-1-1. If you have any questions or concerns involving Beat 317, you can email Officer Bush at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 847/982-5302, x5005.