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Posted on: September 8, 2021

City Seeks Applications For Fire & Police Commission

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Want to make a difference in your community but not sure where to start? The City of Geneva is looking for a dedicated volunteer to fill a vacancy on its Fire and Police Commission.The commission is charged with hiring all full-time officers for the Fire ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Fox Valley Marathon To Impact Downtown Geneva Traffic

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Several downtown Geneva streets will be closed to traffic early Sunday, Sept. 19 to accommodate the annual Fox Valley Marathon racecourse.The marathon begins in St. Charles and heads south into Geneva, impacting downtown streets and main arterial roads be...

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Police News
Posted on: August 27, 2021

Commuter Parking Fees Reinstated This Fall

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Geneva’s daily and quarterly permit parking fees will be reinstituted in October as more commuters head back to the office.Commuter parking fees were suspended after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Daily fee parking in the City’s Third Street ...

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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Police Issue Another Warning Regarding Unemployment Benefits Scam

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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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