News: Public Safety
Police News, Fire News, and other Safety-Related News
The St. Charles Police Department completed a 14 day enforcement period in connection with a Traffic Safety Campaign, ending on July 6, 2014. This safety campaign is done in cooperation with, and funded by, the Illinois Department of Transportation.
During this enforcement period, St. Read more »
On June 28, 2014 the St. Charles Police Department hosted its second community shredding event. The City’s shredding contractor, ProShred, set up a truck in the police department’s parking lot. Approximately 39 people from the St. Charles area attended the free shredding event, and produced 1,045 gallons of paper to be shredded.
The St. Charles Police Department hosted its first event last September. During that event approximately 70 people attended and produced 1,700 gallons of paper. Read more »
Class is July 7-11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Open to Ages 13-16
The St. Charles Police Department will host its second annual Youth Police Academy this summer. The academy is intended to showcase careers in police and fire work, and also encourages teamwork and self-esteem.
Several topics will be covered, including steps to becoming a police officer and firefighter, personal safety/self-defense, internet safety, bullying, crime scene evidence collection, and more. Read more »