News: Public Safety

Police News, Fire News, and other Safety-Related News

  • Back to School Required Reading

    08/31/2015 - Cell Phone & School Bus Traffic LawsSchool is back in session and kids are out at bus stops, buses are stopping on the roads, and parents are driving their children to and from school. So please proceed with extra caution around our schools and in our neighborhoods, especially during the morning rush hours.

Police News

St. Charles Police Department Begins Late-Night Enforcement Crackdown

The St. Charles Police Department announces its late-night plans for the 2015 Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Impaired Driving Crackdown focusing on the deadliest time of day for motor vehicle fatalities. Read more »

St. Charles Deputy Police Chief Steve Huffman Retires

After serving in the department for nearly 22 years, Deputy Chief of Administration Steven Huffman has retired from the St. Charles Police Department. Huffman has accepted the position as Chief of Police for the Village of Antioch.

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Back to School Required Reading

Cell Phone & School Bus Traffic Laws

School is back in session and kids are out at bus stops, buses are stopping on the roads, and parents are driving their children to and from school. So please proceed with extra caution around our schools and in our neighborhoods, especially during the morning rush hours.

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Update: Missing Juvenile - Emily Czajkowski Found

On July 28, 2015, at approximately 7:45 a.m., missing juvenile Emily Czajkowski (14 years of age) was located safe and sound by St. Charles Police at a friend’s home in St. Charles.  

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Missing / Endangered Juvenile - Emily Czajkowski

Emily Czajkowski, 14, walked away from the Pottawatomie Community Center at approximately 1835 hours on July 22, 2015 after being dropped off for a dance class. 

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Fire News

June 6 Structure Fire 167 Lakeside Drive

1:22 p.m. on June 6, the St. Charles Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at the Amli Apartment Complex, 167 Lakeside Drive. 

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Hydrant Flushing

The St. Charles Fire Department will be conducting hydrant flushing at 2425 W. Main St. on Thursday, May 21, 2015.  The test will begin at approximately 8:00 A.M. and finish by 9:00A.M. 

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Structure Fire 104 Shoreline Court

At 8:40 p.m. Friday, the St. Charles Fire Department responded to a reported fire involving the exterior wall of the home located at 104 Shoreline Court. 

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