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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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Police News
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: 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