News: Public Safety
Police News, Fire News, and other Safety-Related News
St. Charles Police have responded to three calls for burglary to motor vehicles occurring on April 11, 2015 in the same area of town. All of the calls were reported to be in the 4500 and 4700 blocks of Grandfield Drive.
All of the incidents occurred during the late evening/early morning hours and involved vehicles that were left unsecured by their owners.
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Scammers are nothing if not persistent.
The St. Charles Police Department recently received a report from a business owner who stated somebody purporting to be with the City of St. Charles Electric Utility contacted them to advise their electric bill was overdue.
The St. Charles Police Department completed a two-week enforcement period in connection with a Traffic Safety Campaign, ending on March 22, 2015. This safety campaign is done in cooperation with, and funded by, the Illinois Department of Transportation.
During this enforcement period, St. Charles officers made 2 DUI arrests, 1 drug arrest, and 1 class 4 felony arrest; issued 2 citations for suspended/revoked license, 1 citation for an uninsured motorist, 12 citations for speeding, and 2 citations for other violations. Read more »
Ranking could Mean Lower Fire Insurance Rates for St. Charles Residents and Businesses
The City of St. Charles has been awarded a Class 1 rating for Fire Protection from the Insurance Services Office (ISO), designating St. Charles as one of only 99 cities out of 45,000 surveyed in the United States to earn the elite ISO Class 1 status.
Official Presentation to be Made at the March 2 City Council Meeting
Fire Chief Joe Schelstreet has been designated a Chief Fire Officer (CFO) by the Commission on Professional Credentialing.