Geneseo Police Department

  • Agency: Geneseo Police Department
  • Address: 119 S Oakwood Ave, Geneseo, 61254 IL
  • Chief: Thomas J Piotrowski (Chief of Police)
Phone: 309-944-5141

Geneseo Police Department is located at 119 S Oakwood Ave, Geneseo, 61254 IL. The Chief of Police of the department is Thomas J Piotrowski. The Geneseo Police Department phone number is 309-944-5141.

Geneseo Police Department News

***Owner has been found and is on their way to pick them up. Thank you!!*** These three were found on I-80 Eastbound between the 20 and 23 mile marker. Please call 309-944-5141 if you have any information.

***Turbo has made it home! Thank you!! *** Help us get Turbo home! He was found at McDonald’s. He does have a tag, but no one is answering. Call 309-944-5141 if you have any information.

***He has been returned to his home. Thank you!!*** Found near the city park. If you have any information, please call 309-944-5141.

Read below for some great tips for keeping your child safe this Halloween! From Campus Safety Magazine: Halloween is one of the most exciting times of the year for children, but sometimes the most hectic for parents. Nearly 94 percent of children between the ages of four and 12 participate in Halloween activities each year. Student Wearing ‘Scream’ Mask Points Gun at Teacher Related: Student Wearing ‘Scream’ Mask Points Gun at Teacher Tim Kang, actor from the hit CBS show The Mentalist has partnered with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) to help educate parents about what they should be telling their children to keep them safe. Parents need to take a moment to consider basic safety precautions that will make Halloween a night of fun, not danger. Here are 10 things you can do to make sure your child stays safe this Halloween: * CHOOSE bright, flame-retardant costumes or add reflective tape to costumes and candy bags so children are easily seen in the dark. In addition, carry a glow stick or flashlight. * PLAN a trick-or-treating route in familiar neighborhoods with well-lit streets. Avoid unfamiliar neighborhoods, streets that are isolated or homes that are poorly lit inside or outside. * NEVER send young children out alone. They should always be accompanied by a parent or another trusted adult. Older children should always travel in groups. * ALWAYS walk younger children to the door to receive treats and don’t let children enter a home unless you are with them. * BE SURE children do not approach any vehicle, occupied or not, unless you are with them. * DISCUSS basic pedestrian safety rules that children should use when walking to and from houses. * CONSIDER organizing a home or community party as an alternative to “trick-or-treating.” * MAKE sure children know their home phone number and address in case you get separated. Teach children how to call 911 in an emergency. * TEACH children to say “NO!” or “this is not my mother/father” in a loud voice if someone tries to get them to go somewhere, accept anything other than a treat, or leave with them. And teach them that they should make every effort to get away by kicking, screaming and resisting. * REMIND children to remain alert and report suspicious incidents to parents and/ or law enforcement. “Child safety is vital year round, but Halloween is an especially important time for parents and children to pay extra attention to their surroundings and not let their guard down,” said Kang. “Parents need to exercise a few basic safety precautions to help ensure that Halloween is both fun and safe.”

On October 26, 2018 a vehicle was stolen from Geneseo and later located in a drainage ditch in Rock Island County. The vehicle was not locked and the keys had been left in the vehicle prior to the theft. Below are some tips on how to keep you from becoming a victim. Tips for Preventing Vehicle Burglaries • Keep your vehicle locked. • Park in a well-lit area. • Stash your valuables before parking. • Close all windows and sunroofs. • Keep cash, wallets, purses, electronics, and any other items out of sight. • Obtain a vehicle alarm. If you see anything suspicious in your neighborhood, contact the police at 309-944-5141.

The Geneseo Police Department recovered a Fall themed decorative door wreath from the roadway near College Ave. and Ogden Ave. If you are missing a wreath, please contact the police department.


Come out to State Street Market tomorrow! There are so many amazing vendors! We will be selling our Pink patches from 10-2 at the Chamber of Commerce tent. Patches are $10 and proceeds will be donated to Hammond Henry Health Services for Women’s Health!

****Made it home!! Thank you!!! ***** Help me find my home! Found at the Geneseo City Park. No collar. Call 309-944-5141 if you know where I belong!

Thank you to Kelly Sullivan, Ed Carter, Ben Sleaford, Dan Schmitt, Brittany Murphy and Mike Chavez for their efforts on the fatal I-80 crash that happened this past August. (Not pictured, Elliott Vermeire)

Congratulations to Chief Disterhoft and his 20 years of service!

Please share!!! The Viaduct on IL Hwy 82/College Ave will be closed from Monday, September 24, 2018 at 7:00 am until Friday, September 28, 2018 at 3:00 pm. Please plan accordingly!!

Come and see us to buy your pink patches, pick up a gun lock or just say hi! We are down town until 2!

Most recent information on the ongoing storm.

Storm sirens are being activated due to a severe storm warning.

We are so excited about this opportunity!

Hope you can make it!!

We are deeply saddened at the passing of one of our own. Prayers are going out to Marvin’s family. He will be greatly missed.

Congratulations to Randy Hicks on winning the adult raffle! Pictured here with Detective Michael Chavez.

Congratulations to the winners of the children’s raffle! Pictured here are Scarlett 6, Stella 3 and Eve 6 mo with Officer Tim Wise. Hope you enjoy the goodies!