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Hydrant Flow Testing April 15, 2021

The St. Charles Fire Department will be conducting Hydrant Flow Testing at 1825 Lincoln Highway on Thursday, April 15, 2021. The test will begin at approximately 10:00 A.M. and finish by 12:00 P.M. the same day. Residents may experience rust in the water during or immediately after the testing procedure. The water is safe; however you may want to refrain from doing laundry until the water is clear.

Police Department Invites Public Comment for Accreditation Assessment

St. Charles Police Chief James Keegan has announced a team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will examine all aspects of the St. Charles Police Department's policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services. Verification by the team that the St. Charles Police Department meets the Commission's state-of-the-art standards is part of a voluntary process to gain accreditation - a highly prized recognition of law enforcement professional excellence.

St. Charles Police Release St. Patrick’s Day Traffic Grant Numbers

The St. Charles Police Department conducted additional traffic enforcement over the course of the weekend preceding up to St. Patrick’s Day and had additional officers working on St. Patrick’s Day itself. Members of the Kane County States Attorney’s Office also were present at the St. Charles Police department on the night of Saturday, March 13 to take part in a county-wide No Refusal Weekend. These extra patrols were held in conjunction with the nationwide Click It or Ticket/Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement effort. The St.

Extra DUI Patrols for St. Patrick’s Day

This Weekend & Next Week

The St. Charles police department today announced extra officers are working this weekend as well as on St. Patrick’s Day. The officers will be patrolling city streets specifically looking for impaired drivers. The additional officers will be working as part of the states “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “Click It or Ticket” campaigns.

The Department’s efforts also will be working in conjunction with of the Kane County States Attorney’s Office, which has initiated a county wide “No Refusal Weekend.”    

Water Main Flushing at Audi Exchange

The St. Charles Fire Department will be conducting water main flushing at Audi Exchange, 235 N. Randall Road on Friday, February 26, 2021. The test will begin at approximately 9:00 A.M. and finish by 10:00 A.M. the same day. Residents may experience rust in the water during or immediately after the testing procedure. The water is safe; however you may want to refrain from doing laundry until the water is clear.

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