Chicago Police DepartmentDepartment Notice D20-06
2021 Court Holidays and Court Citing Date Cards
Issue Date:02 October 2020Effective Date:02 October 2020
Index Category:Department Notice
This directive specifies legal court holidays for 2021.
  • A.The Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County has designated the following dates as legal court holidays for 2021:
    01JanuaryNew Year’s DayFriday 
    18JanuaryDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. DayMonday 
    12FebruaryLincoln’s Birthday Friday 
    15FebruaryWashington’s Birthday (Observed)Monday 
    01MarchCasimir Pulaski Day (Observed)Monday 
    31MayMemorial DayMonday 
    05JulyIndependence Day (Observed)Monday 
    06SeptemberLabor DayMonday 
    11OctoberColumbus Day (Observed) Monday 
    11NovemberVeterans’ Day Thursday 
    25NovemberThanksgiving DayThursday 
    26NovemberDay after Thanksgiving DayFriday 
    24DecemberChristmas Day (Observed)Friday 
    31DecemberNew Year's Day (Observed)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 2021:
    26-30AprilJudicial 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 2021 Court Citing Date Cards -Traffic (CPD-22.911) and the 2021 Court Citing Date Cards for the Case Assignment Category titled “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 2021 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 2021.
David O. Brown
Superintendent of Police
20-096 JB