Chicago Police DepartmentDepartment Notice D18-05
2019 – Court Holidays and Court Citing Date Cards
Issue Date:01 October 2018Effective Date:01 October 2018
Index Category:Department Notice
This directive specifies legal court holidays for 2019.
  • A.The Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County has designated the following dates as legal court holidays for 2019:
    01JanuaryNew Year’s DayTuesday 
    21JanuaryDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. DayMonday 
    12FebruaryLincoln’s Birthday Tuesday 
    18FebruaryWashington’s Birthday (Observed)Monday 
    04MarchCasimir Pulaski Day (Observed)Monday 
    27MayMemorial DayMonday 
    04JulyIndependence Day Thursday 
    02SeptemberLabor DayMonday 
    14OctoberColumbus Day (Observed) Monday 
    11NovemberVeterans’ Day (Observed) Monday 
    28NovemberThanksgiving DayThursday 
    29NovemberDay after Thanksgiving DayFriday 
    25DecemberChristmas Day Wednesday 
  • 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 2019:
    28-31JanuaryJudicial TrainingMonday - Thursday
    01FebruaryJudicial TrainingFriday
  • 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 2019 Court Citing Date Cards -Traffic (CPD-22.911) and the 2019 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 2019 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 2019.
Eddie T. Johnson
Superintendent of Police
18-073 JB