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Posted on: May 16, 2018

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

Courthouse - Kyle Hampson

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 roadway...

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Police News
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Geneva Police To Participate In Distracted Driving Awareness Education, Enforcement Campaign

Distracted Driving Texting

Smartphones are one of life’s nice conveniences, but that technology can turn deadly when drivers are paying more attention to a text message or the latest happenings on social media instead of the road.The Geneva Police Department is joining forces with ...

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Police News
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Geneva Police Alert Community About Multiple Scams

Scam Alert

With the tax filing deadline this week, spring bringing out repair companies, and other repeated telephone fraud, the Geneva Police Department is offering residents and merchants tips on how to handle several of the most frequent scams.ComEd: A “ComEd rep...

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Police News
Posted on: April 16, 2018

Geneva Police Participating In National Drug Take-Back Program

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, April 28 as part of the National Drug Take-Back Day.People can turn in the...

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Police News
Posted on: March 23, 2018

Geneva Residents Invited To Come Chat With The Chiefs

Chat With The Chiefs

Have a question that you have always wanted to ask about Geneva’s Police or Fire departments? Residents are invited to pull up a seat for “Coffee and Cookies With Geneva’s Chiefs.”Police Chief Eric Passarelli and Fire Chief Mike Antenore will be hosting t...

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Police News
Posted on: February 27, 2018

Tip A Cop Event To Support Special Olympics

FoxFire Restaurant

People looking for a unique dining experience are invited to a special night at FoxFire Restaurant where Geneva Police officers will take on a new role as servers for a good cause.Officers will be working from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 1 at the downt...

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Police News
Posted on: February 7, 2018

Geneva Issues Winter Parking, Plowing Reminders

Snow Car

With significant snow expected to enter the forecast, the City of Geneva would like to remind residents about parking regulations to ensure plowing operations run smoothly and efficiently through the community.The Public Works Department’s primary objecti...

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Police News
Posted on: January 8, 2018

No Charges To Be Filed In Fatal Geneva Car Accident

Police News

No charges will be filed in the fatal car crash that killed one person and injured another early Jan. 7 in the 1400 block of West State Street (Route 38) in Geneva.The Kane County Coroner’s Office will be conducting an autopsy on Adam L. Bruner, 28, 300 b...

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Police News
Posted on: January 7, 2018

Geneva Police Respond To Fatal Accident On State Street

Police News

One person was killed and another was injured after a two-car accident took place at about 1:18 a.m. Jan. 7 in the 1400 block of West State Street (Route 38) in Geneva.Adam L. Bruner, 28, 300 block of Augusta Avenue, DeKalb, was driving westbound on West ...

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Police News
Posted on: December 14, 2017

Geneva Police Remind Residents To Lock Vehicles After Car Burglaries, Theft Reported

Police Lock Your Car Doors

The Geneva Police Department is once again urging residents to lock their car doors after several car burglaries and a vehicle theft were reported over the weekend on the City’s west side.Valuables were reported missing from unlocked cars in the Fisher Fa...

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Police News
Posted on: November 21, 2017

Geneva Police Remind Residents To Lock Their Cars

Police Lock Your Car Doors

During the past month, several communities in the Fox Valley area have seen an increase in thefts and burglaries from vehicles. In an effort to remain proactive in dealing with criminal activity, the Geneva Police Department is urging residents to lock th...

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Police News
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Geneva Citizen Police Academy Deadline Extended

Geneva Police

Curious to learn how the Geneva Police officers do their job? Geneva residents and local merchants are invited to be part of the inaugural Citizen Police Academy in 2018.The weekly classes will run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday nights from Jan. 11 throu...

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Police News
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Geneva Police Participating In National Drug Take-Back Program Oct. 28

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

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Police News
Posted on: October 20, 2017

Geneva Police Promoting Firearm Safety With Free Gun Locks

Geneva Police

Geneva firearm owners are invited to pick up a free gun lock now being offered by the Geneva Police Department.The Police Department’s Crime Prevention Team has received the gun locks courtesy of Project Child Safe, a program of the National Shooting Spor...

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Police News
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Geneva Announces Halloween Trick-Or-Treat Hours

Halloween Downtown Event

Geneva children and parents are encouraged to trick-or-treat in their neighborhoods between the City’s recommended Halloween hours of 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31.Families can get a jump start on their candy collection as downtown merchants offe...

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Police News
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Fox Valley Marathon To Impact Downtown Traffic

Shoes Marathon Race

Several downtown Geneva streets will be closed to traffic early Sunday, Sept. 17 to accommodate the annual Fox Valley Marathon race course.The marathon begins in St. Charles and heads south into Geneva, impacting downtown streets and main arterial roads b...

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Police News
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Police Crime Prevention Team Issues Identity Theft Alert

Identity Theft

The Geneva Police Department’s Crime Prevention Team is offering several identity protection tips in the wake of a national credit reporting agency security breach earlier this month.The Equifax data theft compromised personal information from about 143 m...

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Police News
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Geneva Homecoming Parade To Close Several Streets

Geneva High School Homecoming Parade

Geneva High School students will celebrate Homecoming with their traditional parade Friday, Sept. 15 that will require several streets to be closed for motorists.State Street (Route 38) between Third and Ninth streets will be shut down at 2 p.m. to accomm...

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Police News
Posted on: August 22, 2017

Geneva Police Urge Motorists To Use Caution When Driving Near Schools

As summer draws to a close, the Geneva Police Department wants motorists to be mindful of children walking to school starting Wednesday, Aug. 23.Police officers will have a visible presence in school zones and neighborhoods surrounding school buildings th...

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Police News
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Batavia Man Dies In Motorcycle Accident

A 45-year-old Batavia man has died after his motorcycle went off the roadway striking a light pole and two trees at 12:05 a.m. Aug. 7 in the 1300 block West State Street in Geneva.

Geneva Police were originally dispatched for a report of a suspicious nois...

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