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Calumet City, Illinois

Calumet City is a city located in the south suburbs.  It resides in Cook County, Illinois.  The estimated population is 39,072 residents. It is commonly referred to locally as “Cal City”.  In 1919 with the start of prohibition Calumet City quickly became known as Sin City.  Bootleggers found it very easy to set up speakeasies, gambling, and prostitution here.  The city s official's had the ability to have a blind eye.  Many illegal nightclubs made their home on a stretch of State Street that quickly became known as “The Strip”.  In 1933 came the end of prohibition and the return of legal liquor, Calumet's speakeasies became legal nightclubs.  Many fell into the hands of by organized crime elements from Chicago.  Al Capone owned a “getaway” home in Calumet City.  By the mid-1960's Calumet City's Strip was no longer seen as a sort of “Northern Las Vegas” but instead was a place to purchase illegal drugs and solicit prostitutes.

Today “The Strip” is an industrial park.  A notable landmark among Cal City residents is their two large water towers painted like the popular “Have a Nice Day” smiley faces.  Calumet City is mentioned in a few major movies. John Belushi's “Joliet Jake” in The Blues Brothers was born in Calumet City.  In the movie The Silence of the Lambs, Buffalo Bill is thought to be hiding in Calumet City.


The Calumet City Police Department is the police agency that investigates Calumet City car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and truck accident.  The Calumet City Police Department is located at 1200 Pulaski Rd, Calumet City, IL 60409.  The Calumet Police Department is the police agency that investigates Calumet City car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and truck accident.  If you are involved in an accident in Burr Ridge involving personal injury, call 911.  To order an Illinois Traffic Crash Report, send a letter along with a $5 fee to the records division, Calumet City Police Department, 1200 Pulaski Rd, Calumet City, IL 60409.  Make sure to include a self-addressed stamped envelope so the report will be mailed back to you.  For non-emergency information, call (708) 868-2500

The Illinois Traffic Crash Report is an important document when pursuing a person injury case.  It contains the name of the people involved in the accident, their addresses and the names and addresses of witnesses to the accident.  It documents whether or not a ticket was issued by the Calumet City Police to any of the drivers involved in the car accident.  Finally, it contains the name and policy number for all of the people involved in a Calumet City personal injury accident.


Caution should be used when entering the intersection of 159th St. and Torrence Ave in Calumet City.  It has been ranked one of the most dangerous intersections in the Chicago land area.  The types of car accidents that happen at intersections are T-bone collisions, head-on collisions, and failure to yield accidents.  All of these accidents can cause serious personal injuries and death


In May 2015, an 18 year old man was charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI resulting in death.  These were in connection with a Calumet City car crash that killed two people. The car driven by the 18 year old crossed the median and struck a truck.  A passenger in the 18 year olds car was killed, along with the driver of the truck.


The Calumet City car accident, personal injury and medical malpractice law firm of Nemeroff Law Offices represents clients in all types of personal injury cases including motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, nursing home abuse and neglect, and medical malpractice matters.  Our attorneys have served Illinois clients and the loved ones of those who have been wrongfully killed due to negligence.

If you or someone you know believes to have a Calumet City injury claim, contact us to discuss your potential case with one of our experienced Calumet City personal injury and Chicago medical malpractice attorneys.  Call Nemeroff Law Offices at 312-629-8800 or complete our contact us form on line.  The consultation is free, no cost or obligation to you at all.