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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Join the Villa Park Citizen Police Academy

The Villa Park Police Department is proud to bring back the Citizen Police Academy program. The Citizen Police Academy is a program designed to give participants a working knowledge of the Villa Park Police Department and how the department interacts with...

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

Villa Park Police Seek Information Related to Home Invasion

On Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 at 7 a.m., Villa Park Police officers responded to a residence in the 500 block of North Wisconsin for a home invasion. Officers located the victim, a 64-year-old Villa Park resident, who reported being confronted by an individua...Read on...

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Posted on: August 11, 2016

Metropolitan Alliance of Police

The Metropolitan Alliance of Police (MAP) is the labor union representing Patrol Officers employed by the Villa Park Police Department for collective bargaining and legal representation purposes. Typically, M.A.P. solicits all residents and businesses wit...Read on...

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

Villa Park to Participate in 'America's Night Out Against Crime'

National Night Out 2016

Villa Park Chief of Police Robert Pavelchik announces that on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 neighborhoods throughout Villa Park are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “33rd Annual National Night Out” crime and drug preventio...Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2016

A Letter to Residents from Police Chief Pavelchik

Read Chief of Police Pavelchik's complete letter to Villa Park residents on July 15, 2016 here.

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

Villa Park Police Join Forces with Agencies Statewide for 2016 Illinois Speed Awareness Day

During Illinois Speed Awareness Day this July 27, the Villa Park Police Department is taking a proactive approach to promote safety for motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists through both education and enforcement. In Illinois during 2014, speed was the rea...

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

Crime-free Housing Addendum Information

The Village of Villa Park works with landlords to eliminate nuisances and safeguard properties within the Village.

The crime free addendum is utilized as a part of every lease executed by an owner, agent or management company or operator. The addendum stat...

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Crime Free Lease Addendum
Posted on: May 16, 2016

Don't Miss the Annual Cop on a Rooftop Fundraiser for Special Olympics

Cop on a Rooftop 2015

Visit Dunkin’ Donuts at Johnson’s Lighthouse, 1 W. St. Charles Road in Villa Park between 5 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 20 for Cop on a Rooftop.

The annual event raises funds for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois. Each year, Villa Park of...

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Posted on: March 15, 2016

Villa Park Police Awarded for Special Olympics Support

Law Enforcement Torch Run Award

The Villa Park Police Department recently received an award for its outstanding financial support of the 2015 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.

The Department raised $6,556.82 for the 2015 Torch Run, which supports Special Olympics Illinois.

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Posted on: January 19, 2016

Villa Park Deputy Chief of Police Graduates from Northwestern Center for Public Safety

Deputy Chief Dan McCann

Deputy Chief Daniel McCann has graduated from Northwestern University's Center for Public Safety.

The Villa Park Police Department is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Deputy Chief Daniel McCann from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC)...

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Posted on: December 24, 2015

Villa Park Police Deliver Presents to Local Families

Villa Park Police help Santa deliver presents

Santa enlisted the help of the Villa Park Police Department Dec. 23 to give gifts to local families who might not otherwise receive any this holiday season.

Members of the Villa Park Police Department and their families assembled with lists in hand at the ...

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Posted on: December 8, 2015

Honey, “Where’s My Car?”

Warming your car up by leaving it running, unattended is tempting in cold weather. However, it is dangerous and illegal.

During the winter months many citizens start their vehicles and let the engines run while sitting in driveways or parking lots unattend...

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Posted on: December 7, 2015

Villa Park Police and Fire Honored by District 45 Students

Destination Imagination event

Villa Park Police Chief Bob Pavelchik and Officer Tim Walsh, along with public safety personnel from Villa Park Fire, Lombard Police & Fire, and York Center Fire, all participated in the School District 45 “Destination Imagination” program, Sunday, De...

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

Villa Park Police Offer Vacation Watch Program

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The Villa Park Police Department offers all residents the opportunity to request an extra watch for their home while they are on vacation. The free program is offered year-round as a courtesy to residents and alerts police that patrol your neighborhood th...

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Posted on: November 24, 2015

Winter Driving Tips

Snow plow

Driving in winter weather conditions can be hazardous. Unless an emergency has occurred, it’s always best to stay off the roads. If you must drive, allow yourself extra time to reach your destination.

Here are a few tips for driving in winter weather...

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Posted on: November 3, 2015

Villa Park Police Remind Residents to Lock Car Doors

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Villa Park Police have identified an offender following a string of car burglaries that occurred Monday (Nov. 2, 2015) night, but residents are reminded to always lock their car doors.

Overnight on Nov. 2, 2015, four car burglaries were reported in the 600...

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Posted on: October 28, 2015

Villa Park Police Issue Community Alert

On October 28, 2015 at approximately 7:40 AM, members of the Villa Park Police were alerted to a battery, which occurred on the Great Western Trail between Harvard and Westmore. The victim related while walking alone on the Great Western Trail, a male whi...

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Posted on: September 17, 2015

Villa Park Honors Retired Police Canine

Inoe Retires

VILLA PARK – The Villa Park Board of Trustees recognized retired Villa Park Police Canine Inoe and his handler Officer Bryan Hruby for their service to the citizens of Villa Park on Sept. 14, 2015.

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Posted on: May 18, 2015

Villa Park Provides Meeting Place for Craigslist Transactions

Villa Park Police

After a handful of high-profile crimes involving Craigslist buyers or sellers being victimized, the Villa Park Police Department is joining departments around the country by providing a designated location for such transactions.

In an effort to reduce the ...

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