Oak Lawn and surrounding communities have seen a surge in burglary to autos recently. 95% of those reported in Oak Lawn have been to unlocked vehicles where change, computers and easily carried away items are left in vehicles. Please remember to lock your vehicles and if you are leaving the vehicle outside remember to take your garage remote with you. Report suspicious subjects to police. Follow Oak Lawn PD on Twitter at @Oaklawnpd for community and traffic alerts.
The governing body is made up of the Village President (Mayor), six Trustees elected by district, and the non-voting Village Clerk. The Board of Trustees as a whole strives to formulate policy in the best interest of the residents.
The Board of Trustees generally meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7:30 P.M. in the Village Hall Auditorium. The meeting schedule frequency may be reduced during summer months and December.