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DuPage County Sheriff Responds to Shooting

UPDATE: May 23, 2017   From a release from the DuPage County Sheriff's Office

The DuPage County Sheriff's Office is continuing its investigation into the shooting that occurred in the 2300 block of Maple Ave. in unincorporated Downers Grove yesterday afternoon. We can report that the shooting was not random and the victim was targeted by an acquaintance. The suspect fled the area after the incident and the residents in the area are not in danger. Read more...


2015 ICC Building Code

ATTENTION ARCHITECTS, BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS: The Village invites you to be part of a discussion on May 24 regarding the proposed adoption of the 2015 ICC Building Codes. Read more...


Staying Safe in Parking Lots and at Home

The Downers Grove Police Department reminds residents of the following safety tips: 

  • Use caution when approaching your car in a parking lot. Be sure you look around when approaching your parked car - especially after dark or in parking garages. Read more...


    Barth Memorial Ceremony: May 18

    The Downers Grove Police Department holds this annual memorial service during National Law Enforcement Week to remember fallen officers, including the only Downers Grove officer to die in the line of duty, Officer Richard J. Barth. Read more...


    Tips to Tell if it is a SCAM

    The Downers Grove Police Department wants our community to be aware of some clues that will help you avoid being the victim of a scam. Here are some tips to remember:

    It's a Scam if....

    • You get a call and hear a recorded message; Hang up immediately!  "Robocalls" aimed at sales are illegal. Read more...