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Apr 2, 2014

The City of Joliet Police Department recently completed a statistical analysis of reported violent crime data for the years 2000 through 2013 for multiple, densely populated housing complexes in the city. The study included the following sites:

  • Larkin Village (Lois Place)
  • Fairview Complex
  • ...
Feb 24, 2014

The Joliet Police Department is looking for witnesses to a fatal hit & run crash that occurred on Saturday February 22, 2014 at 11:56 p.m. at Center Street and Frank Avenue in Joliet. ...

Jan 31, 2014

The National Weather Service has issued a “winter storm warning” for the Joliet area from midnight tonight, January 31 until 6:00 PM on Saturday, February 1, 2014.

In anticipation of a need for additional police response due to weather-related incidents, the Joliet Police Department’s command vehicle will be stationed in the old Dominick’s parking lot at the southeast corner of...

Dec 19, 2013
With the frigid temperatures outside, motorists may be tempted to leave their vehicle running to keep it warm or to defrost it. Whether it is left idling outside your home or at the store while running errands, this can be an invitation for thieves to target your vehicle.
Recently, the Joliet Police Department has experienced a sudden increase in the number of motor...
Nov 27, 2013
The City of Joliet reminds residents to take precautions to ensure their health, safety and well-being during days of extreme temperatures.
The Joliet area has already reached overnight temperatures into the teens. Whenever temperatures are predicted to be at or below 15 degrees, the City of Joliet sends out a Sheltering reminder to its residents.