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Police Department

Serving the Community Since 1891Police Dept Patch

                                   Emergencies: Dial 9-1-1

                                  Non-emergency Phone: 630.454.2500

                               FAX: 630.454.2501

                       Chief of Police
                      Gary J. Schira

                                                   Deputy Chiefs
                                                    Daniel M. Eul   

                                                    Glenn Autenrieth


The Batavia Police Department has 40 sworn police officers, 1 auxiliary officer, 11 civilian employees and provides law enforcement services and police protection through patrol, criminal investigations, traffic accident investigations, traffic enforcement, crime prevention, community relations programs, juvenile services, records management and school resource officers. The department is housed in the historic Batavia Government Center building located on the west bank of the beautiful Fox River.

We are proud of our community and do our best to make this a safe town to live and raise a family. Please browse through this section to read more about the programs available. 

Click here for 2013 Annual Report

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Motor Vehicle Accident Reports Online

You may purchase and download a copy of an Illinois Accident Report taken by the Batavia Police Department for accidents that occurred on or after January 1, 2009. If you are an individual involved in an accident or are with an insurance company, go to this page.

New Laws Pertaining to School Zones Effective January 1, 2010

There are some new laws pertaining to school zones that you should be aware of, which went into effect on January 1, 2010. These laws include Use of Wireless Telephones in a School Zone, Text Messaging Law, and School Speed Zones, Defined. For a complete explanation of these laws, see "You Should Know" below. The Batavia Police Department cares about the safety and security of your children. These laws are in place to assist us with that mission. Our goal is to have you comply with these laws voluntarily, without having to resort to enforcement action.  

Additional Information

Traffic and Sign Policy (Adobe PDF Document)

Police Officer Testing

Citizen Police Academy

 Registered Sex Offender Information

Overweight Truck Permit/Ordinance

"The Batavia Protector"

Community Event Registration

 You Should Know...

  • False Alarms
  • Parking Regulations
  • Bicycles & Skateboards
  • Watering Regulations
  • Solicitors
  • Peddlers and Hawkers
  • Curfew/State Teen Driving Curfew
  • New Laws Pertaining to School Zones Effective January 1, 2010
  • Parades, Processions, Demonstrations, Open Air Meetings
  • Important Telephone Numbers 

Here to Serve

  • 9-1-1 is for Help
  • Fighting Crime
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • McGruff House

For the Children

  • Juvenile Fingerprint Program
  • Bicycle Safety
  • Cyber-Bullying
  • The Teen Years

Education is the Key

  • D.A.R.E.
  • Operation Straight I.D.
  • Senior Awareness
  • Police Department Tours
  • Speakers Bureau
  • Educational Materials

At Your Service

  • E-Mail Alerts
  • Home Security Survey
  • Handicapped Parking Placards
  • Bicycle Registration
  • Block Party Permits
  • Child Safety Seat Inspections
  • Animal Control

An Ounce of Prevention

  • Stopping House Burglaries
  • Stopping Apartment Burglaries
  • When Away From Home
  • If a Burglar Strikes
  • Financial Scams & Schemes