Crime Prevention

Illinois Murderer and Violent Offenders Against Youth (IMVOAY)

 State of Illinois IMVOAY.

All Illinois Murderer and Violent Offenders Against Youth (IMVOAY) listed as residing in the City of St. Charles, IL can be found on the State of Illinois IMVOAY registry.

Persons required to register as Violent Offender Against Youths are persons who have been convicted of an offense listed in Illinois Compiled Statutes 730 ILCS 154/5 when such charge results in the finding the offense was not sexually motivated and in the finding one of the following: Read more »

Registered Sex Offenders

 State of Illinois Sex Offender Registry

All sex offenders listed as residing in the City of St. Charles can be found on the State of Illinois Sex Offender Registry.

Persons required to register as Sex Offenders are persons who have been charged of an offense listed in Illinois Compiled Statutes 730 ILCS 150/2(B) and 730 ILCS 150/2(C) when such charge results in one of the following: Read more »

Prevent Holiday Shopping Crime

The St. Charles Police Department wants you to have a safe holiday shopping season. “Shoppers really need to keep track of their valuables and be aware of who is around them at all times,” warns Bill Tynan, Crime Prevention Officer in the St. Charles Police Department. “Turning your back briefly on your shopping bag or a purse resting in a shopping cart is all the time a criminal needs.”

Some tips: Read more »

Police Department Debuts Crime Prevention Newsletter

The St. Charles Police Department recently debuted its new Crime Prevention newsletter, Police Beat. The newsletter offers helpful information for protecting you, your family, and home against crime. Police Beat is available on the City website. For more information, please contact Crime Prevention Officer Bill Tynan at btynan@stcharlesil.gov.

Quarterly Crime Prevention Newsletter

The Crime Prevention section of the St. Charles Police Department issues a community newsletter on a quarterly basis. The first issue was offered in October 2014. Its goal is to provide helpful information for protecting yourself, family, home and other areas of your life against crime. The information may be seasonally based and offer criminal information that surround holidays and weather. Crime trends within the city also are addressed, with tips on how to defend yourself against a certain trend. Read more »

Beware of Rental Scams

The St. Charles Police Department recently took a report of an unknown person attempting to rent out a house that was not for rent, but for sale through a legitimate realtor. The scammer placed an advertisement for the property on two popular realty websites: Zillow and Trulia. Interested parties contacted the listing agent attempting to rent the property. The ads were removed and it does not appear there were any victims in this case. Read more »

Reporting a Crime

The St. Charles Police Department appreciates alert, concerned citizens who can help keep an eye out for suspicious activity. Remember, there are two convenient, anonymous ways to report any suspicious activity: with the Drug & Crime Tip line at 866-DRUG-COP (1-866-378-4267) or the online submission form.

When reporting a tip, please give as much information as possible and remember all information is kept strictly confidential. As always, dial “9-1-1” for an emergency. For non-emergencies or to speak to an officer, call 630.377.4435. Read more »

St. Charles Police Working with City Apartment Managers

The St. Charles Police Department has partnered with local area apartment managers in the City of St. Charles to implement a line of open communication, training, and guidance to be utilized among the different apartment complexes and the police department.

The goal of these meetings is to prevent future issues, whether they stem from occupants of the apartment complexes, vagrants, or criminal activity; as well as offering managers different subject training sessions, which includes topics such as utility information and fire prevention tips. Read more »

St. Charles Police Reminds Citizens to Report Crime

The St. Charles Police Department would like to remind the community that concerned residents can report any suspicious activity within the city in two ways.  Read more »

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