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 […]
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. […]
2016 Leaf-raking Effort Another Success Almost 70 volunteers led the way on Saturday, November 12, 2016 to assist 30 seniors with the huge task of raking leaves in their yards. The event is an annual community service project coordinated by the West Chicago Police Department. Some of the groups who participated were: West Chicago Park District […]
Official trick-or-treat hours on Halloween, Monday, October 31, 2016 are 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Parents are encouraged to go over some basic safety tips with children before both big outings. The following information is provided by the West Chicago Police Department: Always wear light colored and/or reflective clothing so children can be seen in the […]
The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County reminds DuPage residents that coyote sightings may increase between now and February as young leave their parents in search of mates and territories to call their own. “Life is challenging for young dispersing coyotes,” said Dan Thompson, an ecologist in the District’s Office of Natural Resources. “They are […]
West Chicago’s annual Senior Citizen Leaf Raking Event is scheduled for Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Volunteers are needed to lend a helping hand to senior citizens and those unable to tackle the task of raking the leaves in their yards. Businesses or organizations looking for a rewarding service project […]
Children of the community are invited to enjoy some pre-Halloween fun at the annual Downtown Trick or Treat in West Chicago on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Participating businesses on Main Street will be designated by a pumpkin event poster in their front windows. It’s another opportunity for children to wear their […]
Rail Safety Always a Priority in West Chicago The Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police coordinated the third, statewide Illinois Rail Safety Week. During Illinois Rail Safety Week (September 11 – 17, 2016), and everyday, the West Chicago Police Department wants to promote safety for both motorists and pedestrians around railroad tracks. Most Americans are unaware […]