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Upcoming and Current events...
November 1st through December 9, 2022: Marine Corps annual Toys for Tots campaign to benefit DuPage area children in need. Warrenville Police Department is a drop-off site during regular business hours (M-F, 8a-7p - excluding holidays).
November 1st through December 31, 2022: "No Shave" events to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Illinois (SJH). Police personnel donate a minimum of $75 to participate. Information on how to donate to this campaign (in any dollar amount) will be posted at the start of the event. All monies raised will benefit childhood cancer research and treatment through SJH, which specializes in pediatric treatment focused on catastrophic diseases, particularly leukemia and other forms of pediatric cancer.
Our Success Stories...
Cop on a Rooftop's 20th Anniversary fundraising event - Friday, August 19
Thank you to everyone who stopped by and supported Special Olympics Illinois athletes or cheered us on up on the roof - together we raised $4,285.60! All donations and monies received from purchase items go directly to SOI to benefit the Illinois athletes.
Shredding and Electronic Recycling event - On Saturday, May 7th, the Police Department hosted this annual event, which was held at Bower School.
Special Olympics IL Polar Plunge 2022 - On Saturday, March 12th, the Police Department and Warrenville Fire Protection District teamed up to take the Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics IL athletes, and it was a splashing success! Even though the outdoor real-feel temperature hovered just above zero, that didn't stop them.
Thank you to all who so generously donated and cheered our plungers on - together we raised $3,025!
A Look Back at 2021
Shop with a Cop - December 2021
This county-wide annual Christmas event is coordinated by the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 109, and benefits local underprivileged children. Participants gathered at the Glen Ellyn Park District for breakfast, sports and photo-ops, and a meet-and-greet with Santa, all followed by a police caravan ride to the Meijer food store in Bloomingdale for some Christmas shopping. Children were able to choose to shop for themselves or for family members.
Toys for Tots - a Great Showing of Community Out-pouring
Another year you’ve led by example – and a BIG, BIG heartfelt THANKS is in order! On Friday, December 10th, police personnel loaded up the “sleigh” and dropped off the toys at the DuPage County Marine Corps distribution site. Through the efforts of so many generous people, it was filled to capacity. So, to all who helped - through either toy or monetary donations - to make this Christmas a great one for area kids in need to remember…THANK YOU, again!
Police employees participate in Charity Fundraisers November/December 2021 -
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
During these two months, the Chief of Police temporarily lifted the police policy, which then allowed personnel to participate in these in this noteworthy cause. Personnel donated no less than $75 to participate in the fight against childhood cancer, whether they grew hair or not. St. Jude is the largest hospital of its kind in Illinois, specializing in pediatric treatment focused on children’s catastrophic diseases. All $1,780 in donations raised went directly to St. Jude Hospital in Illinois!
Coffee for Champions (formerly Cop on Rooftop) to benefit Special Olympics IL
Thank you to all who came out and supported Special Olympics IL athletes on August 20th at both Warrenville Dunkin Donuts locations. Together, we raised $6,617.30!
National Night Out Against Crime
Thank you to all who took a moment to celebrate together with the Warrenville Police Department and local businesses the spirit, the successes, and the determination it takes to keep our growing City neighborhoods safe for all! If you have any ideas for the 2022 event, please contact CSO Perry at firstname.lastname@example.org
Police Neighborhood Roll Calls
Thank you to everyone who participated in their Neighborhood Roll Call session during June and July. We'd like your feedback on how we did and invite you to make suggestions on how to make these sessions a more valuable resource to you and your neighborhood. Please call police non-emergency (630-393-2131) and ask to speak with Administrative Assistant Schwarting to share your ideas.
Annual Shredding Day and Electronic Recycling event
On May 8, 2021, the Police Department hosted the shredding day with electronic recycling event. A much larger than anticipated turnout took advantage of this free event to Warrenville residents. A total of 8, 920 pounds of documents was shredded and a second over-flow trip for the recycling vendor was necessary.
Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Illinois 2021
On February 27th , the Police Department and Warrenville Fire Protection District teamed up to take the Polar Plunge in the City Hall parking lot. Thanks to so many generous donators, and a few brave plungers who took the dive into the 33 degree water! Together we raised $5,320 that went directly to Special Olympic Illinois! Thank you so much, everyone!
Some Good things about 2020
A Look Back at 2020
November/December 2020 - No Shave November and Double-Down December During these two months, the Chief of Police temporarily lifted certain police policy, which then allowed personnel to participate in these two noteworthy causes. Personnel donated no less than $75 to participate in these fundraisers to help in the fight against childhood cancer, whether they grew hair or not. Public was invited to participate with them by donating. All $1,320 in donations raised went directly to St. Jude Hospital in Illinois!
Toys for Tots
The 2020 U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign was a huge success thanks to the many generous people who donated. On Friday, December 11th, Police Department personnel loaded up the department “sleigh” and dropped off the toys at the designated DuPage County Marine Corps distribution site. There were so many toys that our drop-off caused a 15-20 car backup! The Police Department would like to express their heartfelt thanks to all of those who helped give area kids in need a wonderful Christmas to remember!
Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Illinois
February 29, 2020, at Oak Brook Bath & Tennis Club. Team Warrenville’s goal was to raise $1,000 and with the help of many generous donations, $1,498 was raised! Thanks to all. Watch them take the plunge at this City of Warrenville Facebook video link.
December 2019 - Shop with a Cop
The Police Department participated in the 33rd Annual Shop with a Cop event. The county-wide event was coordinated by the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 109 and designed to benefit local underprivileged children. Participants gathered at the Glen Ellyn Park District for breakfast and caravan to the Meijer food store in Bloomingdale for shopping. Children were able to choose to shop for themselves or for family members.
November/December 2019 - Toys for Tots
The Police Department was a drop-off site for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots campaign. The generosity of those who donated this year was amazing!
November/December 2019 - No Shave November and Double-Down December During these two months, the Chief of Police temporarily lifted the police policy, which then allowed personnel to participate in these two noteworthy causes. Personnel donated no less than $75 to participate in these fundraisers to help in the fight against childhood cancer, whether they grew hair or not. A total of $1,305 was raised and donated to St. Jude Hospital. Check out Marlo Thomas’ heartwarming thank you letter.
August 2019 - National Night Out Against Crime
Thanks to all who participated and made it a huge success! Warrenville was recognized for their efforts, which start as early as January. Check out our plaque, awarded by National Association of Town Watch.
May 2019 - IL Torch Run for Special Olympics IL
Cop on Rooftop with Dunkin Donuts, Raised $6,758.32! A big thank you goes out to all who helped make that possible!