In keeping with the CDC recommendations to reduce the spread of COVID-19, and to safeguard the health of our police employees, continue to protect the health and safety of the public, and ensure the high standard of service delivered to the public not be interrupted, the following Temporary Police Department Operating Directive will begin on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 6:00 AM and continue for the foreseeable future as the status of the COVID-19 virus is monitored.
Emergency Calls For Service
Officers will continue to respond to all emergency calls for service as has been done in the past. These calls will include:
Calls Involving Violence/Probability of Violence/Threat of Violence or Crimes Against Individuals
Crimes in Progress
Ambulance Calls Involving Serious Injury/Unconsciousness/Possibility of Death
All Other Calls Deemed To Require an Immediate Police Response by the On-Duty Police Supervisor
Non-Emergency Calls For Service
Most non-emergency calls for service, that require a police report, such as thefts, criminal damage to property, suspicious or harassing phone calls will be handled by the officer contacting the complainant and taking the report over the phone. The complainant will be required to provide all necessary information to the officer. The complainant will be provided with a Police Report Number, which may be required by an insurance company.
Other Police Services
Until further notice, the following police department services will be suspended.
All visits or requests for police to attend functions
All home prepared food delivered to the Police Department will not be accepted
The police lobby is the only area that will be accessible to the public
Thank you for understanding the need to take these necessary steps so we can ensure the safety of our officers and employees. The Warrenville Police Department will be here to continue to provide public safety services for the community.