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Public Safety News
Following is a Press Release from the State of Illinois Department of Transportation
Beyond the organized charity events the St. Charles Police Department regularly participates in, such as Special Olympics fundraising, our officers often will quietly go out of their way to help someone in need. “I have seen many officers of the St. Charles Police Department provide personal care to people in need,” said Sergeant Roger Anderson. “I’ve seen officers reach into their wallets, buy meals, buy gas, give a dog crate, and follow up with someone who lost a loved one. They often don’t speak of their generosity. Read more »
We’re always looking at crime statistics and trying to come up with ways to reduce crime in our City. With that in mind, we’d like to share some summer crime statistics and provide some crime prevention tips.
The number of burglary reports filed has been decreasing the last couple of years. That’s the good news; the bad news is, even though the numbers have been going down, they’re still occurring! A few simple precautions can decrease the chances of becoming a victim.
A frequent crime reported to the St. Read more »
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 »