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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Road Closure, Parking Restrictions To Be In Effect During Geneva Arts Fair

With thousands of visitors expected to attend the Geneva Arts Fair next weekend, the Geneva Police Department announced a portion of South Third Street will be closed during the festival.

The Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, J...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Geneva Revises Parking Fine Structure

People who receive a parking ticket in Geneva will have more time to pay the fine before incurring additional penalties effective Monday, July 10.

As part of the 2016-17 budget, the City Council directed staff to research Geneva’s parking fine ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Geneva Police, Fire Departments To Conduct Active Shooter Response Training At Heartland School

The Geneva Police and Fire departments will be conducting active shooter response training from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 20 at Heartland Elementary School, 3300 Heartland Drive.

Being done in coordination with Geneva Community Unit School District ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Geneva Police Advise Community About ComEd Phone Scam

The Geneva Police Department is warning residents of a telephone scam where “ComEd representatives” would threaten to disconnect power service unless late payments were made over the phone.

Within a two-hour period June 20, six Geneva ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Geneva, Illinois State Police Conducting Roadside Safety Check In June

The Geneva Police Department and Illinois State Police will conduct a joint roadside safety check in Kane County the weekend of June 16.  

Officers working on the roadside safety check will be watching for drivers in violation of operat...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Swedish Days Festival, Parade To Impact Downtown Traffic For One Week

The annual Geneva Swedish Days festival brings plenty of fun, food, music and more to people of all ages each summer. To accommodate this signature event, several downtown streets will be closed throughout the festivities Tuesday to Sunday, June 20 to 25...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Delnor Multi-Sport Madness Race, Memorial Day Parade Street Closures Announced

Geneva residents should plan accordingly for two Memorial Day weekend events that will temporarily close streets on the City’s west side and downtown. The Delnor Multi-Sport Madness race will be held on the hospital campus and surrounding roadw...Read on...
Posted on: May 13, 2017

Kane County State's Attorney's Office Provides Update On May 13 Delnor Hospital Incident

Medical personnel at about 5:40 p.m. May 8, 2017, transported 21-year-old Tywon M. Salters by ambulance from the Kane County Jail to Delnor Hospital in Geneva. The Chicago resident was hospitalized because he had eaten part of his plastic jail-issued sa...Read on...
Posted on: May 13, 2017

State Police Public Integrity Task Force Investigate Kane County SWAT Officer Involved Shooting

GENEVA - On 5/13/17, the Illinois State Police {ISP) Public Integrity Task Force (PITF) was requested by the Kane County Sheriff to investigate the use of force during an Officer  Involved Shooting that occurred at Delnor Hospital, in Geneva, Ill...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Geneva Police Participating In National Drug Take-Back Program April 29

The Geneva Police Department will be working with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) in collecting expired or unwanted prescription medications from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29 as part of the National Drug Take-Back Day. People can turn in t...Read on...
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Police: Put Down The Phone, Keep Eyes On The Road

When driving, the Geneva Police Department has a simple request: Keep your attention focused on the road because that latest text message or social media post can wait. Geneva Police is joining forces with almost 300 state and local law enforcement agenc...Read on...
Posted on: March 20, 2017

Fraud Alert: District 304 Warns Community About 'Touch Down Sports'

It has come to the attention of Geneva Community School District 304 and the Geneva Police Department that a company that goes by the name Touch Down Sports has been contacting local businesses to solicit sponsorships on behalf of Geneva Community High Sc...Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2017

Geneva Police: Be Aware Of Computer Scams

The Geneva Police Department is asking residents to be alert for suspicious online behavior after taking two reports March 10 for computer fraud and tampering. In the first case, a resident responded to a pop-up message stating the computer was no longer...Read on...
Posted on: February 13, 2017

Geneva Police Sergeant Recognized For Contributions To Special Olympics Illinois

Special Olympics Illinois has presented Geneva Police Sgt. Dan Kott with the Flame of Hope Award for his 25 years of dedicated volunteer service to the organization. The Flame of Hope Award is the highest honor of recognition given by Special Olympics Il...Read on...
Posted on: January 19, 2017

UPDATE: Police Investigating Multiple Reports Of Vandalism

The Geneva Police Department is asking residents to be vigilant in monitoring their neighborhoods for suspicious or unusual activity after several reports of graffiti in the City last weekend. Police continue to investigate the vandalism that took place...Read on...
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Fines Double For Drivers Who Disobey Crossing Gates In 2017

Metra and the Geneva Police Department remind drivers that starting this year the penalties will double for those who try to cross railroad tracks after the grade crossing systems have activated. Last year, the Governor signed into law an amendment to th...Read on...
Posted on: December 21, 2016

Police: Do Not Leave Vehicles Running Unattended

The Geneva Police Department is asking residents to not leave their cars unattended and running after two vehicles were reported stolen on the City’s west side the past several days.

The unlocked cars were reported stolen around 2:30 a.m. Dec. 18 in th...Read on...