The Forest Park Police Department is governed by many local, state, and federal policies and procedures, all aimed at maintaining a safe community. By referring to these standard policies, all personnel are held to the same standards; thus maintaining a fair and ethical workplace. These policies are updated periodically to ensure the most up-to-date information and procedures are being used in the village. The “General Orders,” a compellation of procedures governing all Forest Park Police Officers, constitute the policies under which all officers are held. All policies to bolster community safety, and the department adapts frequently to new community needs and suggestions.