Posted on: August 17, 2017

RPD Releases Mid-Year Crime Index Report

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Overall crime down 36.2%.

Riverside Police Department has released the 2017 midyear Crime Index, which is a statistical synopsis of all crimes mandated to be reported to the Illinois State Police. This report includes:

Overall Crime Index down 36.2% from 2016 (first six months)&...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2017

RPD Labor Day Traffic Enforcement

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This Labor Day, the Riverside Police Department Reminds Motorists to Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The end of summer is traditionally marked by the Labor Day holiday, often celebrated through picnics, pool parties and other gatherings. Sadly, the Labor Day holiday also can be one of the deadliest because of motor vehicle crashes related to drunk and dr...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2017

RPD and LYFT form partnership to reduce drunk driving

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Effort follows a 31 percent reduction in the number of DUI arrests the
Riverside Police Department has made so far this year, attributed to rideshare services.

Today, the Riverside Police Department and Lyft, the fastest-growing rideshare company in the US, announced a new partnership aimed at reducing drunk or impaired driving across Cook County. The new partnership follows an impressive 31 percent reduction in...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Riverside Police Arrest Melrose Park Man for Midnight Burglary

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Foot chase leads to burglary arrest.

On Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 2:13 a.m., Riverside police officers were dispatched to an audible burglar alarm in the area of the 300 block of Shenstone Road in Riverside.  When officers arrived, they discovered that the alarm was coming from a...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2017

RIVERSIDE POLICE ASSISTING IN BACK-TO-SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

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Riverside Police are assisting State Representative Mike Zalewski in his annual Back to School supply drive.

Riverside Police are assisting State Representative Mike Zalewski in his annual Back to School supply drive.

Saturday, August 19, from 10:00 a.m. until noon Riverside Police officers are donating their time to assist the community of Riverside and Brookfie...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Riverside Police Community Advisory

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Back to School Safety Reminders.

The Riverside Police Department urges motorists to slow down and exercise extra caution when students return to school next week. Drivers are reminded to obey school speed zone signs, refrain from using their cell phones and pay extra attention to student...

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Police Department Press Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2017

RIVERSIDE OFFICERS RECEIVE AAIM AWARD

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Officers Honored for DUI Enforcement.

Riverside Officers Brian Greenenwald, Michael Panek, Joseph Mahanna and Tammy Roberson were honored by the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists (AAIM) with Certificates of Appreciation for their outstanding DUI enforcement in removing impaired ...

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