Press Releases

Jan 14, 2015 | Press Release

ComEd will be performing vegetation management activities on distribution circuits in Joliet during the month of February, 2015. ComEd’s vegetation management activities are a key component of ComEd’s maintenance program to ensure system electrical reliability, as vegetation contact with ComEd equipment is a leading cause of outages.

Jan 7, 2015 | Press Release

The City of Joliet reminds residents to take precautions to ensure their health, safety and well-being during days of extreme temperatures.

Jan 6, 2015 | Press Release

The City of Joliet reminds residents to take precautions to ensure their health, safety and well-being during days of extreme temperatures. A Wind Chill advisory is currently in effect until noon, Thursday, January 8, 2015. Whenever temperatures are predicted to be at, or below 15 degrees, the City of Joliet sends out a Sheltering Reminder to its residents.

Dec 10, 2014 | Press Release

The Joliet Police Department will participate in a national effort designed to raise awareness of the dangers of drinking and driving during this holiday season. Special enforcement efforts will include high visibility enforcement patrols, roadside safety checkpoints, and seatbelt enforcement zones.

Dec 10, 2014 | Press Release

The City of Joliet Police Department would like to warn residents of a telephone scam affecting our area. Citizens have reported receiving phone calls from individuals claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and demanding immediate payment for taxes owed.

Oct 10, 2014 | Press Release

Joliet City Manager James D. Hock announces the appointment of four new Joliet Deputy Police Chiefs. In conjunction with the recent strategic plan adopted by the Mayor and City Council, a detailed Needs Assessment of the Police Department was conducted earlier this year. The object was to improve organizational efficiency and promote an elevated level of decision-making authority along with the realignment of internal divisions/units to more effectively address the needs of the department and the community.

Apr 2, 2014 | Press Release

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.

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