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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Third Street To Be Closed, Parking Restrictions Implemented For Geneva Arts Fair

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With a large crowd expected to attend the Geneva Arts Fair this weekend, the Geneva Police Department announced a section of South Third Street will be closed during the festival.The Arts Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Geneva Police Social Worker Program Extended

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After conducting a successful eight-month pilot program, the City will continue its partnership with the Association for Individual Development (AID) to provide a part-time, on-site social worker at the Geneva Police Department.AID social worker Mekayla A...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

No Charges To Be Filed Following Incident Near Harrison Street School

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No charges will be filed against a man who approached a student on April 22 walking to Harrison Street Elementary School, 201 Harrison St.The man saw a report of the incident and voluntarily came to the Geneva Police Department April 24. During the police...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Geneva Police Investigating Suspicious Incident Near Harrison Street School

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Update - April 26

No charges will be filed in this case after the Geneva Police Department interviewed the man and determined no criminal activity occurred. See the City's news release for more details.

Original News Release - April 22

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Geneva Police Recognized For Excellence In Policy & Training

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Last year, the Geneva Police Department responded to more than 11,700 calls for services. Those calls ran across a wide spectrum to include criminal investigations, mental health crisis interventions, domestic disturbances and violence, school security, t...

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Posted on: March 27, 2021

Geneva Police Respond to Reported Shooting

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On March 27, 2021, at 1:32 a.m., Geneva Police Department personnel were dispatched to a reported aggravated discharge of a firearm in the 600 block of South First Street (Route 31) in Geneva.

An Aurora resident, 27 years of age, was driving a black 2014 B...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Skateboarder Dies From Injuries Sustained In Route 25 Car Accident

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A 23-year-old man riding a skateboard that was struck by a car March 21 on Route 25 in Geneva has died from injuries suffered in the accident.Joshua Farwell, 23, whose last known listed address was in St. Charles, was pronounced dead at 12:40 a.m. March 2...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Skateboarder Injured In Route 25 Car Accident

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A 23-year-old Batavia man riding a skateboard was critically injured after being struck by a car at 8:12 p.m. March 21 in the 1500 block of Crissey Avenue (Route 25), just north of the Fabyan Windmill in Geneva.According to multiple witnesses, the man was...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Kane County SWAT Training Exercise Set For March 23

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The Kane County SWAT team will be conducting sniper training starting at 4 a.m. Tuesday, March 23 at the Prairie Green Preserve, located near Peck and Keslinger roads in Geneva.The training will focus on a potential SWAT response to find an armed suspect ...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Geneva Police Officers To Take The At Home Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge 2021

The format may be different, but the Geneva Police Department is once again raising money for Special Olympics Illinois with a new look 2021 Law Enforcement Torch Run At Home Polar Plunge challenge.Sgt. Brad Jerdee, Officer Chuck Parisi and Officer Mark R...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Geneva Police Create Citizens At Risk Program

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The Geneva Police Department announced a new initiative to assist residents who may be at risk of becoming lost, disoriented, or unable to find their way home on their own due to their special needs status.The Police Department’s Citizens At Risk Program ...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Geneva Police, St. Charles Agencies Respond To Fatal Car Accident Involving A Pedestrian

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A 71-year-old St. Charles man died after being struck by a car at 7:46 a.m. Dec. 10 at the intersection of State Street (Route 38) and Bricher Road in Geneva.The man was attempting to walk across West State Street just east of the crosswalk, according to ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Police Issue Another Warning Regarding Unemployment Benefits Scam

Scam Alert

The Geneva Police Department has issued a second community alert about a current trend in identity theft related to unemployment benefits fraud.Multiple Geneva residents continue to report receiving a notice and/or pre-paid debit cards issued by KeyBank i...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Geneva Chamber Honors Police, Fire Departments With 2020 Wood Award

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The Geneva Chamber of Commerce presented the 2020 Wood Award to essential and frontline workers in the Geneva community. The four recipients have not only been a key component to fighting COVID-19, but also to keeping our community strong.  Genev...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Geneva Police Remind Residents To Lock Doors After Cars Burglarized & Vehicle Theft Reported

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The Geneva Police Department is urging residents to lock their car doors after several car burglaries and a vehicle theft took place on the City’s west side.During the overnight hours Oct. 28-29, valuables were taken from several unlocked cars in the 700 ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Geneva Police Participating In National Drug Take-Back Program Oct. 24

National Drug Take-Back Program - Medication Pills

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, Oct. 24 as part of the National Drug Take-Back Day.People can turn in thei...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Kaneville Road Speed Limit Being Reduced To 30 MPH

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The City of Geneva will be modifying the speed limit on Kaneville Road from 40 mph to 30 mph between Peck Road and Fargo Boulevard to help improve traffic safety.The Public Works Department will be changing the speed limit signs on Friday, Oct. 16. The Ge...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

City Recommends Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Safety Tips

Halloween Trick or Treating

Halloween is around the corner, and it will look and feel different than past years due to the coronavirus pandemic.The City of Geneva has begun to receive several inquiries about neighborhood Halloween trick-or-treating on Saturday, Oct. 31. The U.S. Cen...

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