Safety

The Village of Romeoville offers a variety of free crime prevention/safety programs and services which are available to senior citizen residents of the community.

Recreation Department Programs
For more information regarding any of these programs please contact the Romeoville Recreation Department at 815-886-6222.

Rules of the Road
This class is sponsored by the Secretary of State for Adults 50 and over. It is a refresher course for residents who are seeking to renew their driver's license.

Senior Advisory Council
Meets the 3rd Monday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Recreation Center. This program is open to any senior who wants to talk about crime prevention tips for seniors.

Police Department Programs
For more information regarding any of these programs please contact the Romeoville Police Department at 815-886-7219. Read through a list of senior crime prevention tips.

Special Needs Program
This program is for seniors who suffer from memory loss problems such as Alzheimer's. A photo is taken and placed in the police data bank along with their address so the senior can be returned home.

Senior Fraud Prevention Seminar
This program identifies the dangers of con games, scams and identity theft.

Home Security Survey
This program makes recommendations to improve your safety.

Well Being Checks
Relatives can contact the Police Department and have an officer check a senior's well-being.

Social Service Unit
The Police Social Worker assists seniors with personal and family problems.

Citizens Police Academy
This 12 week class runs one night a week in the spring and fall. The classes instruct attendees on various law enforcement topics. The academy gives students a basic understanding of current police practices.

Fire Department Programs
For more information regarding any of these programs please contact the Romeoville Fire Department at 815-886-7231.

Disability Key Boxes
For residents who cannot answer the door due to a disability, exterior key safes are available for purchase. These boxes are temporarily mounted on the front door for access by the first responders. This also allows them to enter without damaging the door. Applications can be obtained at Fire Station 1, which is located at:
18 Montrose Drive
Romeoville, IL 60446

Smoke Detector Installation & Battery Checks
The Fire Prevention Bureau recommends placement of smoke detectors and instructions on the use of fire extinguishers. Installation and battery replacements are also conducted.

File For Life
This is a free program where seniors display a magnetic card holder on their refrigerator. Inside it contains vital medical history for the first responders. This is very important if there is an emergency where the patient cannot relay this information. Seniors can obtain one of these free of charge at Fire Station 1, which is located at:
18 Montrose Drive
Romeoville, IL 60446

Fire Academy
The academy is open to residents who might be interested in the operations of fire service. The two month class will enable them to view the "behind the scene" dynamics of our department.