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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Geneva Chamber Honors Police, Fire Departments With 2020 Wood Award

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The Geneva Chamber of Commerce presented the 2020 Wood Award to essential and frontline workers in the Geneva community. The four recipients have not only been a key component to fighting COVID-19, but also to keeping our community strong.  Genev...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Geneva Police Remind Residents To Lock Doors After Cars Burglarized & Vehicle Theft Reported

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The Geneva Police Department is urging residents to lock their car doors after several car burglaries and a vehicle theft took place on the City’s west side.During the overnight hours Oct. 28-29, valuables were taken from several unlocked cars in the 700 ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Geneva Police Participating In National Drug Take-Back Program Oct. 24

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

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Kaneville Road Speed Limit Being Reduced To 30 MPH

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The City of Geneva will be modifying the speed limit on Kaneville Road from 40 mph to 30 mph between Peck Road and Fargo Boulevard to help improve traffic safety.The Public Works Department will be changing the speed limit signs on Friday, Oct. 16. The Ge...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

City Recommends Halloween Trick-Or-Treating Safety Tips

Halloween Trick or Treating

Halloween is around the corner, and it will look and feel different than past years due to the coronavirus pandemic.The City of Geneva has begun to receive several inquiries about neighborhood Halloween trick-or-treating on Saturday, Oct. 31. The U.S. Cen...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Geneva Police Investigating Death Of An Infant

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Geneva Police and the Kane County Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the death of a 10-week-old infant Sept. 22.Just before 5 a.m., Geneva police officers and paramedics responded to a parking lot in the 1100 block of East State Street (Route 38) f...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Geneva Police Participate In Randall Road Traffic Enforcement Initiative

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Geneva Police joined an Elgin Police Department-sponsored initiative to increase traffic enforcement along Randall Road late this summer.  State, county and local law enforcement agencies worked together during the last week of August and the fir...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Illinois Officials Issue Warning About Mysterious Seeds

Illinois Department of Agriculture

Geneva residents who receive an unsolicited package of seeds from China or any other foreign country should report the matter to the Illinois Department of Agriculture.Anyone who receives unordered seeds in the mail is being asked to contact the State&...

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Police News
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Police Warn Public Of Unemployment Benefits Scam

Scam Alert

The Geneva Police Department is alerting the community about a current trend in identity theft related to unemployment benefits fraud.In recent days, multiple Geneva residents have reported receiving pre-paid debit cards issued by KeyBank in Cleveland. Th...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Geneva Police Officer Struck In Hit-And-Run Crash During Unrelated Traffic Stop In Batavia

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A Geneva Police officer conducting a traffic stop was struck by a minivan in a hit-and-run crash shortly after 5 a.m. May 5 on Kirk Road south of Fabyan Parkway in Batavia.Bartolo Martinez-Lopez, 53, of the 1600 block of Windsor Lane, West Chicago, has be...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Geneva Named One Of Illinois' Safest Cities

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Geneva ranked in the top 8 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 crimes in the 2018 FBI Crime Report, the most recent dat...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Geneva Police Remind Residents To Lock Car Doors After Vehicles Burglarized

Police Lock Your Car Doors

The Geneva Police Department is once again urging residents to lock their car doors after several car burglaries were reported overnight on the City’s east side.Valuables were reported missing from unlocked cars on Ridge Lane, Woodward Avenue an...

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