Members of the West Chicago Police Department participated in the Coolest Event of the Year—the Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge, an event in which law enforcement officials take a flying leap into the frigid waters of an Illinois lake to support Special Olympics Illinois athletes. The weather this year on Sunday, March 5, 2017 was a […]
Excitement and support for the WeGo Wildcats Special Olympics basketball team continues to build as the young athletes head downstate for the State finals. Twelve of the fourteen athletes are able to make the trip thanks to the success of recent fundraisers to help offset the associated costs so as not to strain the budgets […]
On Saturday, February 25, 2017, at approximately 7:51 pm, an Officer from the West Chicago Police Department initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of southbound Route 59 and Arbor Avenue for multiple traffic violations. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop and turned onto eastbound Hawthorne Lane and then turned […]
West Chicago, Illinois: February 24, 2017 – The West Chicago Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred on Fabyan Parkway. At approximately 4:58 p.m., officers from the West Chicago Police Department along with the West Chicago Fire Protection District responded to a traffic crash on Fabyan Parkway, south of Roosevelt Road, involving two […]
The West Chicago Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred on Fabyan Parkway. At approximately 4:58 p.m., officers from the West Chicago Police Department along with the West Chicago Fire Protection District responded to a traffic crash on Fabyan Parkway, south of Roosevelt Road, involving two vehicles. Three victims were transported to […]
Police Chief Michael Uplegger and staff will offer an educational presentation to the community Community members are invited and encouraged to attend a presentation by the West Chicago Police Department on Understanding Police Use of Force on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at West Chicago City Hall, located at 475 […]
Smart911 is a free public safety service available to anyone who lives, works or visits DuPage County. Users create a secure, private online safety profile that includes essential household information about family members, home, pets and vehicles.
The West Chicago Police Department has issued a warning to motorists not to leave unattended, unlocked vehicles running, in response to incidents of motor vehicle thefts in West Chicago, Warrenville and Geneva on December 20, 2016 during the overnight hours. All cases involved vehicles left running with the keys in the ignition, unlocked and unattended. […]
The City of West Chicago would like to remind residents of parking regulations with predicted snow fall this weekend. After snowfall, it is unlawful to park or leave any vehicle on any portion of any public street or highway on which there is an accumulation of snow two (2) inches or greater in depth. Parked […]
West Chicago Police would like to inform the public that Kenneth was found. He is safe, healthy and will be going home to reunite with his family. Thank you to all who provided assistance. The West Chicago Police Department is seeking help from the public in locating a missing juvenile. Kenneth Walz, age 17, was […]
Notice: The licensing of firearms dealers was originally scheduled to be discussed at the November 28, 2016 Public Affairs Committee meeting. More research is being done, so that discussion will not be held. Please check future Public Affairs Committee agendas on the website to determine when this issue will next be discussed.
The West Chicago Police Department is once again participating in the Toys for Tots Program. Sponsored by the DuPage County U.S. Marines, this program attempts to send a message of hope to children in the community who are less fortunate, a message that will help them become more responsible and productive as they grow up. […]