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Donate Food for a Car Wash Discount!

Wash Werks is teaming up with the Barrington FOP and Barrington Police Department this holiday season. We need your help in donations for our local food pantries. When you donate this season, you receive $3 off any wash (deluxe and above)!

2023 Food Drive - Stuff a Squad!

Our 2023 Food Drive has started, and we are collecting non-perishable food items. Donations can be dropped off in the lobby of the Barrington Police Department now and until December 17, 2023. Today (11/17/23), we are also at Jewel Osco in Barrington (150 W Main St) collecting donations in person.

How Your Donations Support the Barrington FOP Injured Officer Fund

The Barrington FOP Lodge #177 is very grateful for the generous support we have received from many Barrington community members. Your monetary donations and words of encouragement mean a lot to us and allow us to complete our mission. We are truly privileged to serve such a supportive community.

Have A Safe Spring Break!

As many families prepare to travel for a well-deserved break from school and work, the Barrington FOP wants to remind everyone of a few key ways to stay safe and carefree during your vacation: If you leave town, place your house on the Barrington Police Vacation Watchlist. Members of the Barrington Police will periodically check your home for problems. You may also want to place a hold on your mail or have a neighbor or family member retrieve your mail for you. Use credit cards to p...

The 2022 Holiday Food Drive Was A Success!

Thank you to all who participated by donating to the Barrington FOP's 2022 Holiday Food Drive! Thanks to the Barrington community's generosity, we donated 1,931 pounds of food and over $700 to local food pantries. Specifically, we were able to help Project Hope Food Pantry, Barrington Township Food Pantry, and Cuba Township Food Pantry. Anyone who wishes to donate can still donate directly to the above-listed food pantries. They all expressed that they could especially use donations during Janu...

2022 Holiday Food Drive Update

Yesterday, Friday, November 18th, the Barrington Fraternal Order of Police and the Barrington Police Department held our first annual "Stuff a Squad" and "Fill the Hummer" food drive events. We parked a Police Hummer and Squad Car in front of Jewel-Osco and Heinen's in Barrington, collecting food and cash donations to go to Project Hope Food Pantry. Thanks to the community's generosity, we purchased $700 in gift cards and collected 1,458 pounds of food, all of which went directly to Project Hop...

The Barrington Police Department Is Hiring!

The Barrington Police Department is seeking Certified Police Officers to fill an immediate opening. Do you or someone you know qualify? Can you help us spread the word? The Barrington Police Department provides a great work environment with excellent pay and benefits. Included in our new contract (pending final ratification) is a top annual base pay rate of $117,864 in 2025 and an offer of up to 200 hours of vacation time upon hire to eligible candidates based on experience. Pat...

Holiday Food Drive - 2022

As the holiday season nears, we at the Barrington FOP remember all we have to be thankful for. Yet, we recognize that some in our community face difficulties, especially as the rising costs of everyday living begin to hit home. We want to do our part to help those that are struggling to make ends meet. As such, we are happy to announce that we are hosting our first annual Holiday Food Drive. From now until mid-December, we are accepting donations of non-perishable food items. ...