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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Police Remind Motorists To Obey School Bus Laws

School Bus Safety

No matter how late a driver may be to work or an appointment, passing a stopped school bus is never a good solution.School bus laws are designed to ensure children get to and from school safely. The Geneva Police Department urges residents to be extremely...

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Police News
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Register For The Geneva Citizen Police Academy

Citizen Police Academy

Geneva residents 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. 9 through March 27....

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Police News
Posted on: October 18, 2018

Geneva Police Participating In National Drug Take-Back Program Oct. 27

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

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Police News
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Geneva Police Encourage Residents To Lock Cars To Help Deter Vehicle Burglaries

Police Lock Your Car Doors

Geneva Police are reminding residents to lock their car doors after a number of surrounding Fox Valley communities have seen an increase in thefts and burglaries from vehicles in the past month.In Geneva, police are urging residents to be mindful of suspi...

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Police News
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Fox Valley Marathon To Impact Downtown Traffic

Shoes Marathon Race

Several downtown Geneva streets will be closed to traffic early Sunday, Sept. 16 to accommodate the annual Fox Valley Marathon race course.The marathon begins in St. Charles and heads south into Geneva. Many downtown streets and main arterial roads will b...

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Police News
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Geneva Homecoming Parade To Close Several Streets

Homecoming Parade Geneva High School

Geneva High School students will celebrate Homecoming with their traditional parade Friday, Sept. 14 that will require several streets to be closed to motorists.State Street (Route 38) between Third and Ninth streets will be shut down at 2 p.m. to accommo...

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Police News
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Geneva Police Seeking Public's Help To ID Suspect

Police Composite Sketch - Peck Road Assault

The Geneva Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to help identify a man who allegedly assaulted a woman walking on a path on the City’s west side.Police said the woman was walking at 7:45 p.m. Aug. 9 in the 900 block of South Peck Road w...

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Police News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Community Effort Needed For Back To School Safety

Back To School

As Geneva children return to the classroom Wednesday, Aug. 22, the Geneva Police Department asks families and motorists make back-to-school safety a priority to ensure a successful start to the new year.The Police Department provides a comprehensive list ...

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Police News
Posted on: July 24, 2018

Police To Conduct Active Shooter Response Training July 25

Police News

The Geneva Police Department will be conducting an active shooter response training from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 25 at Western Avenue Elementary School, 1500 Western Ave.Being done in coordination with Geneva Community Unit School District 304, t...

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Police News
Posted on: July 23, 2018

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

Arts Fair

With thousands of visitors 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 Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Ju...

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Police News
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Swedish Days Festival, Parade To Impact Downtown Traffic

Swedish Days Entertainment

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 19 to 24....

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Police News
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Police Determine Armed Person Report Unfounded

Police News

Geneva Police responding to a report of a potentially armed person inside a home June 5 in the 200 block of Wakefield Lane have deemed the incident unfounded.A woman was able to leave the residence on her own accord. She then drove her car down the block ...

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Police News
Posted on: May 30, 2018

Geneva Police Hosting Law Enforcement Torch Run

Law Enforcement Torch Run

The community is invited to run, walk or bike for a good cause as the Geneva Police Department hosts the Kane County Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois.Officers from across the Fox Valley will be joining the public for the four-mile e...

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Police News
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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