Chicago Police DepartmentDepartment Notice D19-04
2020 Court Holidays and Court Citing Date Cards
Issue Date:01 October 2019Effective Date:01 October 2019
Index Category:Department Notice
This directive specifies legal court holidays for 2020.
  • A.The Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County has designated the following dates as legal court holidays for 2020:
    01JanuaryNew Year’s DayWednesday 
    20JanuaryDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. DayMonday 
    12FebruaryLincoln’s Birthday Wednesday 
    17FebruaryWashington’s Birthday (Observed)Monday 
    02MarchCasimir Pulaski Day (Observed)Monday 
    25MayMemorial DayMonday 
    03JulyIndependence Day (Observed)Friday 
    07SeptemberLabor DayMonday 
    12OctoberColumbus Day (Observed) Monday 
    11NovemberVeterans’ Day Wednesday 
    26NovemberThanksgiving DayThursday 
    27NovemberDay after Thanksgiving DayFriday 
    25DecemberChristmas Day Friday 
  • 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 except Central Bond Court on these dates.
  • C.Members will not schedule any cases to any court on the following keyed-out dates for 2020:
    07-10JanuaryJudicial TrainingTuesday - Friday
    13-15JanuaryJudicial TrainingMonday - Wednesday
    03-07FebruaryJudicial TrainingMonday - Friday
    30-31MarchJudicial TrainingMonday - Tuesday
    01-03AprilJudicial TrainingWednesday - 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 2020 Court Citing Date Cards -Traffic (CPD-22.911) and the 2020 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 2020 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 2020.
Eddie T. Johnson
Superintendent of Police
19-081 JB