News: Public Safety
Police News, Fire News, and other Safety-Related News
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 »
The 2015 St. Patrick's Day Parade is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, 2015. A number of street closings will be in effect. There will also be additional parking restrictions in the downtown area.
Part of the IDOT Fiscal Year 2015 STEP Program Enforcement Campaigns March 13-17
Tobacco Retailers were in Compliance
Officer Adam Stander to Participate in the Lake Bluff Polar Plunge March 7
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.