The Romeoville Police Department encourages residents to register their bicycle information. This information will help with the return of your bicycle, should your bicycle be stolen and recovered by the Police Department as found property. A registration form is available for pick-up at the Police Department.
Bicycle Registration Form
The Romeoville Police Department in conjunction with the Operation Child Safe is giving away free gun locks. Anyone meeting the following criteria that is interested in receiving a lock can pick one up at the Romeoville Police Department. The requestor must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid FOID card with them at time of lock pickup, and sign a waiver. Supplies are limited and will not be replenished.Unwanted Vehicle Tow Program
The Romeoville Police Department in conjunction with area tow companies has developed a program for residents who want to rid their property of a vehicle(s) they no longer with to keep. If a resident has a vehicle that is operable or non-operable AND has the vehicle title, they may sign ownership of the vehicle over to a designated tow company. A fee of $50.00 will be charged by the tow company for removal of the vehicle. The title must be signed over to the tow company at the time of pick-up. Residents can call the Romeoville Police Department Community Oriented Policing Division at 815/886-7215 with questions or to make arrangements for vehicle pick-up.Resident Medical Program
The Romeoville Police Department maintains a database called “Resident Medical Program.” This free service, maintained by the Romeoville 9-1-1 dispatch center, attempts to identify and register individuals with special needs stemming from life-threatening medical conditions, significant physical or cognitive impairments, or extra-ordinary medical requirements. In an emergency situation, 9-1-1 operators rely on this database information to notify responding personnel of any special circumstances which may exist. Participation in the program is strictly voluntary.
Participants must register annually. The form can be filled out at the Romeoville Police Department located at 1050 West Romeo Road. If you have any questions please call 886-7219
By ordinance all alarm systems must be registered with the Village. There are penalties for not registering your alarms system with the Village. There are also penalties for false alarms. For more information please review the Village’s Alarm Systems Ordinance Chapter 96.Vacation Checks
The Romeoville Police Department offers a vacation check service for Village residents. If a resident goes away on vacation a police officer can check their home up to three times per day to make sure it remains secure. A form must be filled out at the Police Department prior to departure.Carseat installations
- Children under the age of 1 year and weigh less than 20 lbs. should be in a seat that is rear facing.
- Children who are 1 year of age or older and who weigh more than 20 lbs are able to be in a forward facing seat with a 5 point harness.
- Children over the age of 4 and weigh 40 lbs or more can graduate to a booster and should remain in the booster seat until they reach age 8.
The Romeoville Police Department offers free inspections/installations of your child car seat by certified technicians. For an appointment please contact Officer Aaron Thompson at the Romeoville Police Department. (815) 886-7219.Home Security Surveys
The Romeoville Police Department has certified crime prevention officers. By appointment only, one of these officers can come to your residence and perform a survey of your home security. Reasonable advice is given in order to make your home more secure.Senior Advisory Council
Once per month an officer from the Police Department meets with the Romeoville Senior Advisory Council. The purpose of this council is to address concerns raised by senior citizens within the village. Crime trends and prevention measures are discussed as well.Special Needs Database
Periodically the Police Department receives calls of elderly persons who have wandered away from home and have become lost. This can occur in all age groups for a variety of reasons to include alzheimers, or some other form of mental/physical disability. The Police Department has created a confidential database which contains the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and other contact information of persons who are entered. This will allow the Police to reunite lost individuals with their families in a timely manner and prevent unnecessary lengthy detentions. There is no age restriction on this program, however the individual enrolled must have some form of physical and/or mental disability that could cause him/her to become lost. To enroll contact the COP division at 886-7215. If the requestor cannot come to the Police Department, an Officer can go to their home to complete the enrollment paperwork. The whole process takes about 10 minutes.
The class runs each Tuesday for 12 weeks applications are due 3/8/13 and class begins 3/26/13. Class time is 6:30p.m. Application can be mailed or dropped off at the Police Department when a new class is available. Click here to download an application
Some topics include:
- Criminal/Traffic Law
- Traffic stops/Radar – Hands on
- Firearms safety. Students will be allowed (optionally) to shoot our service weapons at the firing range.
- Department K-9 unit
- Each student will be allowed to ride-a-long with a Patrol Officer
- AND MUCH MORE!!
This program will allow participants to get to know the members of the Police Department better and to understand why Officers make the decisions they do. Students must be 18 years of age. Priority will be given to Romeoville residents.
Youth Police Academy
The Romeoville Police Youth Academy is a free one-week program from June 10-14, 2013. Participants ages 15-17 will learn the many skills needed to be successful police officers in today’s world through daily classroom instruction, role playing and practical exercises. Application packets can be picked up at the Romeoville Police Department Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Registration deadline is May 10th at 5 p.m. Click here for more infomation.D.A.R.E.
The Romeoville Police Department supports the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program. The Department has a police officer teaching full time D.A.R.E. to the 6th grade class at A. Vito Martinez, Lukancic Middle School and St. Andrew’s School. D.A.R.E. teaches children basic decision making skills and how to effectively deal with peer pressure in order to stay away from drugs.Social Services
The Romeoville Police Department offers free of charge, counseling services to residents. A licensed Clinical Social Worker is on staff full-time and can assist with family counseling, domestic violence and drug abuse. All services are strictly confidential.
Tips for Seniors
Crime Prevention Tips
Police Pre-application Form (PDF)
Anonymous Tip Line
Handicap Parking Ordinance
1050 West Romeo Road
Romeoville, IL 60446
Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm