Streator Police Department

  • Agency: Streator Police Department
  • Address: 204 S Bloomington St, Streator, 61364 IL
  • Chief: Jeffery Anderson (Chief of Police)
Phone: 815-672-3111
Fax: 815-672-7566

Streator Police Department is located at 204 S Bloomington St, Streator, 61364 IL. The Chief of Police of the department is Jeffery Anderson. The Streator Police Department phone number is 815-672-3111.

Streator Police Department News

Attached is the second video of the stop sign at N Ottercreek and E Main, as referred to in previous post

PUBLIC AWARENESS ANNOUNCEMENT The Streator Police Department received information today, along with these two video clips, of semi- tractor/trailer units disobeying the stop sign at the intersection of E. Main St. (Rte 18) @ N. Otter Creek Rd. With these distracted drivers not paying attention to this intersection a serious traffic crash or fatality could have occurred. I want to make these video clips available, so our motorists pay extra attention when driving at this intersection. We will have directed patrols in this area in an attempt to locate and cite any future violators. One violation occurred on Oct 23 at 12:29 pm and the other occurred today at 12:18 pm. I want to thank the residents that reported and brought ths to our attention! Please refrain from commenting on this post.

***Public Awareness*** Solicitors The City of Streator has issued a solicitors permit to Universal Direct Marketing for November 2nd thru 9th. These individuals are allowed to conduct their solicitations from 9am thru 6pm. These individuals will be soliciting utility rates for Commonwealth Edison and Nicor Gas, but ARE NOT employed by either of these companies. As consumers you ARE NOT required to show these individuals any of your utility bills or allow them entry into your home. The solicitors are required to their wear company identification visible to consumers at all times. Each solicitor has been provided with a signed application permit from the city and are required to produce it to a consumer if requested.

The Streator Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying suspects in a Streator burglary. Anyone with information is asked to contact our Department, via telephone, or over Facebook messenger. Please refrain from commenting on this post.

Accepting Applications Lateral Transfer Police Officer The Streator Police Department is actively seeking qualified lateral transfer candidates for the position of Full-Time Police Officer. Applicants for appointment as a police officer shall have the following qualifications:  Every applicant must be currently employed as a Law Enforcement Officer, have a minimum of 2 years of training and experience as a Law Enforcement Officer as defined by the Illinois Police Training Act.  Every applicant for Lateral Transfer Police Officer must be not less than 23 years of age or over 35 years of age. However, a veteran shall be allowed to exceed the maximum age provision of this Section by the number of years served on active military duty, but not by no more than 10 years of active military duty.  Every applicant shall be free of any felony convictions or any disqualifying misdemeanor convictions as set forth in 65ILCS 5/10-1-7(c).  Every applicant must not be prohibited by any Court action and/or state or federal statute from carrying a firearm.  Every applicant must present a high school diploma or proof of equivalent education.  Every applicant must possess a valid Illinois driver’s license at the time of appointment.  Every applicant must be a U.S. Citizen as a condition of his/her employment.  Prior to appointment the applicant must be accepted into the Streator Police Pension Fund.  Every applicant must provide proof of documentation showing proof of eligibility to the Commission’s satisfaction which may include written test scores from the Entrance Level Law Enforcement Test, provide High School diploma or equivalent, College transcripts, DD214 or police training certification.  Every applicant shall be in good health, be of good moral character and not possess an adverse police record. Every applicant shall possess physical strength and agility sufficient to handle aggressive situations, able to work in all weather conditions, handle emergency situations quickly and possess good general intelligence and emotional stability.  Every applicant may be required to take one or more of the following: Medical Examination, Polygraph, Psychological Assessment or Physical Ability Test.  Every applicant shall be interviewed by the Fire & Police Commission prior to any offer for employment. Interested applicants are encouraged to visit the City of Streator’s website at: http://www.ci.streator.il.us/Qualifications%20for%20Lateral%20Transfer%20Program.pdf or by contacting the Police Department’s Records Office at 815-672-3111 during business hours.

Drug Take Back Day Saturday October 27th, 2018. As a reminder, the Streator Police Department is also part of the Drug Take Back program. Our disposal is available to the public in the lobby of the Police Department 24 hrs. a day 7 days a week. No Sharps in the disposal, we have a separate disposal for sharps. Sharps must be contained and sealed.

The Streator Police Department would like to congratulate two of our own. We’re proud to announce Officers Mike Sass and Josh Jabczynski participated in and completed the 26.2-mile 2018 Chicago Marathon on Sunday, October 7th. Way to go Mike and Josh!

Missing Person out of Canada - Suzanne Riou https://www.stcatharinesstandard.ca/news-story/8897719-missing-welland-woman-last-seen-friday-in-st-catharines/ If anyone has seen or have information on this subject, please contact the Streator Police Department (815 844 0911) or our Facebook Messenger. Please refrain from commenting on this post. Thank you.

The Streator Police Department would like to thank the public with their assistance in identifying the suspects in the previous two posts. Those posts have since been removed due to the positive identifications made.

The Streator Police Department would like to thank the public for the help in identifying the retail theft suspect from the Walgreens incident.

Recovered Lost/Stolen key fobs. The Streator Police Department recently collected three key fobs with attached keys. Please inquire with the Streator Police Investigations for inquiry into these fobs for anyone missing one. (815) 672-3111 or (815) 844-0911

***AT THIS TIME, ALL RAILROAD CROSSING ARE BACK OPEN TO TRAFFIC. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE.*** ATTENTION STREATOR RESIDENTS: DUE TO A TRAIN VS. PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT, THE RAILROAD CROSSINGS - NORFOLK SOUTHERN FROM HICKORY@WASSON TO 1ST STREET IN STREATOR WILL BE BLOCKED FOR A MAJORITY OF THE DAY UNTIL THE INITIAL INVESTIGATION IS COMPLETED BY ALL AGENCIES INVOLVED. THANK YOU

GALESBURG MAN ARRESTED FOR BURGLARY On 8/7/18 at approximately 0730 AM, Streator Police Officers responded to the Starved Rock Motor Lodge (2110 N. Bloomington St.) in reference to Criminal Damage to Property. Upon Officers arrival, it was discovered that a motel room had actually been burglarized. Officers located the suspect in the area. Cortez L. Shepherd. 24, of Galesburg was arrested at 0930 HRS and charged with the Burglary. Shepherd was transported to the Lasalle County Jail. ARRESTED: CORTEZ L. SHEPHERD, 24, of 279 Michigan Ave. Apt 710. Galesburg IL, 61401 Charge: BURGLARY.

Press Release From the City of Streator Fire and Police Commission August 6, 2018 Applications are now being accepted for POLICE OFFICER entry level testing on October 20, 2018. Application deadline is October 3, 2018 @ 5pm. For application and more information go to: www.ci.streator.il.us OR Streator City Hall 204 S. Bloomington St. Streator, Illinois 61364 Phone 815-672-2517 Robert Lee II, Chairman Chuck Daniels, Secretary Mike Abdnour, Board Member

The Streator Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the below pictured subject, reference a theft that occurred as Circle K South yesterday morning (08/04/18). Anyone with information is asked to contact our Department, via telephone, or over Facebook messenger. Any information is to be referred to Ofc Sass. Please refrain from commenting on this post.

Man Arrested For Weapons Charge On 07-24-2018 at approximately 0130 hrs., Streator Police Officers responded to the 900 block of Hall St. in reference to shots fired (previously reported to media). Upon arrival, officers located several shell casings, and a live round. There were no reported injuries or property damage. After an investigation by Streator Detectives, KEYON D. ROWE, age 26, of Streator, was arrested on 08-02-2018 for Unlawful Use of a Weapon. ROWE was transported to the LaSalle County Jail. Man Arrested For Burglary On 08-01-2018 at approximately 0030 hrs., Streator Police Officers responded to a Burglary at the Clark Gas Station, 602 E. Main St. Upon arrival, officers observed the business had been entered. After an investigation by Streator Detectives, DENNIS K. MONTGOMERY, age 26, of Streator, was arrested on 08-02-2018 for Burglary. Kurt A. Pastirik Chief of Police Streator Police Department

Press Release Two arrested in connection to the Burglary at Clark Gas Station located at 602 E. Main St., Streator On July 24, 2018 at approximately 0451 hrs., Streator Police responded to 602 E. Main St. for a Burglary to Clark Gas Station. When officers arrived on scene, it was discovered that the business had been entered and burglarized. As a result of the investigation, TREVOR J. KLOCK, age 26, and MICHAEL L. WARNER, age 28, were arrested after forcing entry and stealing items from the gas station. KLOCK and WARNER have been charged with Burglary and are currently in custody at LaSalle County Jail. Kurt A. Pastirik Chief of Police Streator Police Department

The Streator Police Department would like to thank everyone who provided information regarding the identity and address of the recently found child, enabling us to locate her parents. The previous post has since been deleted.

Sadly, today we are reminded of the passing of Lt. Robin Hawthorne. It's been six long years since his tragic passing and his presence is missed greatly. Robin was a great man, father, and loved this job and community. We take a moment to remember him yet again. We miss you Lt!

The Streator Police Department is currently investigating a Burglary that occurred in the early morning hours of 5/10/18 at Jackpots located at 110 E. Hickory St. If anyone can identify the suspect in the pictures or have any information please call the Streator Police Department @ (815) 672 3111, or (815) 844-0911. Please refrain from commenting on this post.

The Streator Police Department is happy to announce its Security Camera Registration program. This program is designed to deter crime and promote public safety through collaboration between the Streator Police Department and the residents and businesses of the City of Streator. The Security Camera Registration program can be found on the City of Streator website www.ci.streator.il.us. After reading and agreeing to the provided Disclaimer & Terms of Use, residents and business owners can register their EXTERNAL (Outdoor) security cameras with the police department. After logging onto the City of Streator website you will need to complete the following steps to get to the security camera registration: 1. Hover cursor over YOUR GOVERNMENT, City Departments and click on Streator Police 2. Scroll down to SECURITY CAMERA REGISTRATION PROGRAM AND LOCATE “To proceed to the registration page, you can click on the following link: “Register Now”, click Register Now 3. Read the DISCLAIMER & TERMS OF USE information and click on “I agree to the above Disclaimer and Terms of Use” (see disclaimer and terms of use below) Accordingly, all Camera Registration Program participants agree to the following terms and conditions: • The Streator Police Department will keep information provided by the registrant confidential and not disclose that information to third parties except as reasonably necessary to fulfill lawful responsibility or in accordance with law enforcement practices. • Under no circumstances shall registrants construe that they are acting as an agent and/or employee of the Streator Police Department through the Streator Police Camera Registration Program. • At no time will Streator Police Department have direct access to your camera or camera system. • If necessary, the Streator Police Department will contact you directly, using the information provided on this site, to request video evidence relevant to a criminal investigation. • Absent a court order, the registrant may deny access to the video or video system. • At any time, the registrant can request the Streator Police Department remove their registration record from the Camera Registration database. 4. Complete the registration information and click on SUBMIT If you have any questions concerning this program please call the Administrative Division of the Streator Police Department at 815-672-3111 during business hours. Respectfully, Kurt A. Pastirik Chief of Police

Press Release On 04-07-2018 at approximately 2:00 p.m. the Streator Police Department, Streator Fire Department, and Advanced Medical Transport Ambulance Service were dispatched to the BNSF Main Street crossing for a vehicle vs. train accident. Preliminary investigation revealed that driver of the vehicle James Murphy 50 years of age from Peoria IL was traveling West in the 800 block East Main Street and the B.N.S.F. train # 7607 was traveling North on B.N.S.F. track 2 at approximately 35 mph. The crossing gates were in the down position, with the warning lights, and bells activated. The driver proceeded through the crossing going around the warning gates and was struck by the approaching train. The driver was cited for Disobeying Signal Indicating the Approaching of Train and was given an NTA for the Ottawa Court Date of 05-25-2018 09:00 a.m. The driver was not injured. The accident is under investigation by the Streator Police Department and the B.N.S.F. Police.

**AARP Smart Driver Course!** Dates and Times; Thursday and Friday April 26th and 27th. 8:30 AM-12:30 PM. Location; Liberty Village of Streator 2322 Eastwood Ave. To Register; 815-672-1900. Must Attend Both Days. Cost; $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members.

The Streator Police Department is seeking the public's help In reference to multiple Criminal Damage to Property incidents reported over the weekend. (2/23/18-2/25/18) The suspect or suspects used a BB Gun or Pellet Gun to shoot out windows of cars and a business. Anyone with information on these incidents, please contact the Streator Police Department at (815) 672 3111 or (815) 844-0911. Please refrain from commenting on the post.