Posted on: March 22, 2017

Kids Secured in Police Car for “Ride to School”

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Joe Duffy (left) and Jack Duffy (Right) winners of the “Ride to School” get themselves secured into the back seat of a squad car!

Joe Duffy (left) and Jack Duffy (Right) winners of the “Ride to School” get themselves secured into the back seat of a squad car!

No — they were not arrested or involved in criminal activity!  Their parents won a raffle for a &ld...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Riverside Police Release 2016 DUI Stats

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Riverside Police Department today released the impaired driving stats for 2016.

Riverside Police Department today released the impaired driving stats for 2016.  These reports include the number of DUI arrests and a breakdown of individual categories involving DUI alcohol and DUI drugs.  The report was prepared by Of...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

RPD announces St. Patrick’s Day ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Enforcement

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The Riverside Police Department made one DUI arrest

The Riverside Police Department made one DUI arrest during the recent St. Patrick’s Day enforcement effort. In addition, Officers issued several other traffic citations.

Impaired driving causes tragedies year round. According to the latest data ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2017

Overall Crime Index Down in Riverside

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Crime statistics, released today by Chief Thomas Weitzel, show the overall crime rate in Riverside is down 6.4% for 2016.

Crime statistics, released today by Chief Thomas Weitzel, show the overall crime rate in Riverside is down 6.4% for 2016. Statistics are based on preliminary numbers submitted to the Illinois State Police Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) System.

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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 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 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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