Chicago Police DepartmentDepartment Notice D17-04
2018 – Court Holidays and Court Citing Date Cards
Issue Date:02 October 2017Effective Date:02 October 2017
Index Category:Department Notice
This directive specifies legal court holidays for 2018.
  • A.The Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County has designated the following dates as legal court holidays for 2018:
    01JanuaryNew Year’s DayMonday 
    15JanuaryDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. DayMonday 
    12FebruaryLincoln’s Birthday Monday 
    19FebruaryWashington’s Birthday (Observed)Monday 
    05MarchCasimir Pulaski Day (Observed)Monday 
    28MayMemorial DayMonday 
    04JulyIndependence Day Wednesday 
    03SeptemberLabor DayMonday 
    08OctoberColumbus Day (Observed) Monday 
    12NovemberVeterans’ Day (Observed) Monday 
    22NovemberThanksgiving DayThursday 
    23NovemberDay after Thanksgiving DayFriday 
    25DecemberChristmas Day Tuesday 
  • B.The Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, will adjourn and the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County will be closed on the legal holidays listed in Item II-A. Members will not schedule any cases to any court on these dates.
  • C.Members will not schedule any cases to any court on the following keyed-out dates for 2018:
    05-09FebruaryJudicial TrainingMonday - Friday
    09-13AprilJudicial TrainingMonday - Friday
  • D.Central Bond Court, which convenes every day of the year, will remain operational on the listed legal court holidays and the keyed-out dates.
  • A.The Police Documents Section will distribute the 2018 Court Citing Date Cards -Traffic (CPD-22.911) and the 2018 Court Citing Date Cards for the Case Assignment Category entitled “Misdemeanor and City Ordinances” (CPD-11.562) to all sworn members. These cards are also available online at the Department Directives System.
  • B.When completing the reverse side of the 2018 Court Citing Date Card Traffic (CPD-22.911), members will verify their key letter designations, courtroom numbers and court call times via the CLEAR Court Key application.
Post on the bulletin board until 31 December 2018.
Kevin B. Navarro
Acting Superintendent of Police
17-120 JB