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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Fox Valley Marathon To Impact Downtown Traffic

Running Shoes Race

Several downtown Geneva streets will be closed to traffic early Sunday, Sept. 22 to accommodate the annual Fox Valley Marathon racecourse.The marathon begins in St. Charles and heads south into Geneva. Many downtown streets and main arterial roads will be...

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Police News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Police Still Seeking Community's Help With Aug. 22 Hit-And-Run Crash

Police News - New Car

The Geneva Police Department is requesting assistance from anyone with information about an Aug. 22 hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a pedestrian on State Street (Route 38).A 73-year-old Aurora man was walking across the road at 8:50 p.m. Aug. 22 ...

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Police News
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Pedestrian Seriously Injured In West State Street Hit-And-Run Crash

Police News - New Car

A 73-year-old Aurora man was seriously injured Aug. 22 in a hit-and-run car crash when he was attempting to cross West State Street (Route 38) as a pedestrian.According to witnesses, the man was walking across the road around 8:50 p.m. in the 400 block of...

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Police News
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Geneva Police, Fire Departments To Conduct Active Shooter Response Training

Police News

Geneva Police and surrounding area first responders will be conducting active shooter response training from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1891 Kaneville Road.The training will focus on a potential response to an active ...

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Police News
Posted on: July 11, 2019

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

Arts Fair

With downtown Geneva turning into a virtual art gallery during the last weekend in July, the Geneva Police Department announced a section 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 Su...

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Police News
Posted on: July 6, 2019

Geneva Police Respond to Fatal Train Accident

Geneva Police

A 24-year-old Batavia man died on July 5 from injuries he sustained when he was struck by a freight train while on the Union Pacific railroad tracks west of the Randall Road Bridge.Geneva Police and Fire Department personnel were dispatched to the scene a...

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Police News
Posted on: June 14, 2019

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

Swedish Days Concert

The Swedish Days festival brings thousands of people to downtown Geneva to enjoy food, music and plenty of fun for people of all ages each summer. To accommodate this signature event, several downtown streets will be closed throughout the festivities Tues...

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Police News
Posted on: May 16, 2019

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

Memorial Day

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: May 14, 2019

Geneva Police Joining Forces For Cop On A Rooftop Benefit

Police News

Geneva and Batavia police officers will be teaming up at two Dunkin’ stores to collect donations for the Law Enforcement Torch Run’s 17th annual Cop On a Rooftop event May 17. Money raised benefits Special Olympics Illinois.From 6 to 1...

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Police News
Posted on: March 28, 2019

Geneva Police Participating In National Distracted Driving Awareness Month Campaign

Distracted Driving Texting

The Geneva Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), the Illinois State Police, and more than 100 local law enforcement agencies to remind motorists to stay off their phones while driving.Motorists will see inc...

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Police News
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Geneva Named One Of Illinois' Safest Cities

Downtown Fireplace Fall

Geneva ranked in the top 10 percent of Illinois' safest cities, according to a recent study by SafeWise.To identify the cities with the best safety records, SafeWise looked at the number of violent crimes in the 2017 FBI Crime Report, the most recent data...

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Police News
Posted on: February 27, 2019

Tip-A-Cop Event Supports Special Olympics Illinois

Special Olympics Tip A Cop

Update - March 7

The Geneva Police Department's Tip-A-Cop event March 7 at FoxFire Restaurant helped raise $4,713 for Special Olympics Illinois.FoxFire Restaurant had more than 130 reservations that night plus walk-ins. Six police officers worked as server...

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Police News
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Third Street To Be Closed During Women's March

Police News

The Kane County Coalition of We Can Lead Change will be sponsoring the Women’s March Fox Valley at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 in downtown Geneva that will require parking restrictions and street closures.Signs will be posted Friday, Jan. 18 in th...

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Police News
Posted on: December 31, 2018

Charges Filed In Dec. 22 State Street Car Crash

Police News

A Batavia man has been charged with felony aggravated driving under the influence along with several misdemeanor offenses stemming from a Dec. 22 car crash in the 200 block of East State Street (Route 38) in Geneva.David J. Walgenbach, 28, of the 400 bloc...

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Police News
Posted on: December 22, 2018

Geneva Police Respond to Car Accident with Serious Injuries

Police News

On December 22, 2018, at 1:37 a.m., Geneva Police and Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a serious accident with injuries, involving two vehicles, in the 200 block of East State Street (Route 38) in Geneva.A Batavia resident, 28 years of age, wa...

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Police News
Posted on: December 12, 2018

Geneva Citizen Police Academy Deadline Extended

Citizen Police Academy

Geneva residents and local merchants interested in learning how police officers work to keep their community safe are encouraged to register for the City’s 2019 Citizen Police Academy.The weekly classes will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday nights from Jan....

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Police News
Posted on: December 11, 2018

Pedestrian Dies From Injuries In State Street Car Accident

Police News

An 86-year-old Geneva man died Dec. 8 from injuries he sustained from a late November car accident when he was attempting to cross West State Street (Route 38) as a pedestrian.According to two witnesses on the scene, James C. Pritchard, 100 block of Foxfo...

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