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Posted on: April 22, 2019

RPD-Heightened enforcement of hands-free law in April

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National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Riverside Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois State Police, and more than 100 local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to rem...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Riverside Police Awarded Traffic Enforcement Tool


IDOT/DTS awarded the Riverside Police a new high-tech portable breath alcohol Intoximeter.

Chief Tom Weitzel announced today that the Riverside Police Department was awarded traffic enforcement tool that will be used by officers on patrol.

Members of the police department attended an appreciation luncheon hosted by the Illinois Department of Tra...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Burglary Averted Due to Alert Resident and Ring Video

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Resident calls Dispatch Center from Chicago reporting burglary in progress captured via his Ring doorbell.

At 10:10 a.m. on Wednesday the 17th, Riverside Police Department received dispatch fromWC3 (the consolidated dispatch center) reporting a suspicious person/break-in in progress on the 300 block of Robinson Court which is immediately adjacent to the 3500 b...

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