Posted on: May 19, 2017

Drunk Driving Crash Leaves All Parties Involved Injured

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Drunk driver traveling reported 90 miles per hour causes rollover crash.

On Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 10:25 p.m., the Riverside Police Department received multiple 911 phone calls reporting a rollover crash southbound First Avenue just south of Ridgewood Road which is adjacent to Riverside Brookfield High School.

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Landmark Newspaper Report on Crash
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Riverside Police Department Public Information Distribution

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Over the past several weeks the department has had numerous requests from residents as to how they can stay informed about police department activities

Over the past several weeks the department has had numerous requests from residents as to how they can stay informed about police department activities and/or important information.  If you signed up for this e-flash, it is a key way to stay info...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

WEDGE RELEASES YEAR END REPORT

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The West Suburban Directed Gang Enforcement (WEDGE) Task Force released their year-end report which is a statistical synopsis of all 2016 activity.

The West Suburban Directed Gang Enforcement (WEDGE) Task Force released their year-end report which is a statistical synopsis of all 2016 activity. 

Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel and WEDGE Chairperson stated, In 2016, WEDGE Task Force concent...

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Posted on: May 14, 2017

2017 Click It or Ticket

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Riverside Police Showing Zero Tolerance for Seat Belt Violations May 15-May 30

As summer kicks off and travel increases, the Riverside Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. The seat-belt enforcement campaign will take place May 15 through May 30, con...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Student Struck by Car on Longcommon After School

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Juvenile suffers minor injuries

On Wednesday, May 10, at 3:07 p.m., Riverside Police received multiple 9-1-1 calls regarding a person struck by a vehicle at Longcommon and Nuttall. 

At the time of the crash, Riverside police were in front of Hauser Central School on Woodside Road so...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Riverside Police Officers Honored

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Officer John Cairo was honored with the “Award of Merit” for his exceptional attitude, attendance, work ethic and professionalism towards serving the residents of Riverside. Detective Sergeant Frank Lara, Sergeant Leo Kotor, Officer Fabian Navarro, Detect

Officer John Cairo receives Cook County Merit Award

Detective Sergeant. Frank Lara, Sergeant Leo Kotor, Officer Fabian Navarro, Detective Jim Lazansky and Officer Isaac Hamilton receive Cook County Law Enforcement Unit Citation

Officer John Cairo was honore...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

MADD Illinois and Riverside Police Chief Release MADD National Report

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Report to the nation details progress made to eliminate drunk and drugged driving
and need for continued enforcement efforts

The MADD national office of Irvine, Texas recently released the Mothers Against Drunk Driving report.  This report on drunk and drugged driving rated every state in relation to its efforts to eliminate impaired driving.

Riverside Police Chief Thomas W...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Sarah’s Inn/Riverside Police Holiday Gift Project

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The Sarah’s Inn Holiday Gift Project is an annual gift drive for families affected by domestic violence. It ends with a one-day event for which Sarah’s Inn volunteers create a magical holiday gift shop where Sarah’s Inn’s clients can choose gifts for them

The Sarah’s Inn Holiday Gift Project is an annual gift drive for families affected by domestic violence. It ends with a one-day event for which Sarah’s Inn volunteers create a magical holiday gift shop where Sarah’s Inn&r...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Riverside Police Announce Results of Tobacco Compliance Checks

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The Riverside Police Department completed first round of grant year 2017 compliance checks at local retailers to ensure that they are complying with State laws and local ordinances regarding the sale of tobacco products to minors

The Riverside Police Department completed first round of grant year 2017 compliance checks at local retailers to ensure that they are complying with State laws and local ordinances regarding the sale of tobacco products to minors.   The 7-11, Mar...

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