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The Oswego Police Department would like to inform the public that in the month of December 2014 the Village experienced thirteen burglaries from motor vehicles.
2015.01.06 - The Oswego Police Department would like to inform the public that in the month of December 2014 the Village experienced thirteen burglaries from motor vehicles. The majority have occurred in the evening hours to unlocked vehicles on the west side of the Village, including the subdivisions of Fox Chase, River Run, River Mist and Hometown.
Oswego Police is warning residents of an ongoing IRS phone call scam.
2014.12.09 - The Oswego Police Department is warning residents of an ongoing scam that is growing in the Chicagoland area. Residents have received phone calls from subjects claiming they are with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and that they may be arrested if they do not send money for past due balances. The Oswego Police Department urges residents to not send any money to these subjects.
Christmas Walk 2014
2014.12.01 - The Village of Oswego Police Department is reminding the public to expect increased traffic congestion and delays in Oswego Friday December 5th and Saturday December 6th due do Christmas Walk activities. Motorists should expect delays in particular while traveling on US Route 34 through the downtown area and near Douglas Road. Delays on Madison, Washington, and Main Streets in the Downtown Oswego area are also expected.
Sign up for "Trivia Knight" to support Special Olympics Illinois
2014.09.26 - The Oswego Police Department, members of Special Olympics Illinois, and the Columbus Club of Oswego are sponsoring a "Trivia Knight" to support the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at the Oswego Columbus Hall at 197 East Washington Street. The doors open at 6:00pm, silent auction will begin at 6:30pm, and the trivia will begin at 7:00pm. Those interested in taking part in the event are asked to create teams of eight people who will answer trivia questions in categories such as sports, television, movies, news, etc. There is only room for 15 teams. A team entry fee of $200 is required and entries are now being accepted.
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School Tip Hotline
The Oswego Police Department and Oswego Community Unit School District 308 have partnered to create a program that allows students and parents to anonymously provide tips about criminal activity occurring on school district property.
ID This Person
IDThisPerson.com is a private endeavor created to assist Law Enforcement with identifying subjects wanted for questioning in criminal investigations. Visitors who identify subjects can remain 100% anonymous.
The Oswego Police Department has entered into an agreement with Docview, LLC to place traffic accident reports on-line utilizing their Accident Report System. Simply enter your accident date and report number to get started.
The Oswego Police Department is committed to enhancing the quality of life by ensuring the safety of the community through the protection of life, liberty and property. We will continue to foster cooperation by building diverse partnerships and serving the community with integrity, professionalism and compassion.