Rockford Police Department

Rockford Safety rescues Squire from fire danger

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

By BETH ALTENA For all we knew, our building was about to go. In the early afternoon on Tuesday, August 11, the lower level of the Squire Newspaper office filled with smoke. It smelled like an electrical fire, but the staff couldn’t identify the source. It was frightening, and the staff made the right call, the Rockford Department of Public Safety. For years we have [...]

Bear sighted on Blythefield Golf Course

May 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

DNR wants to relocate animal The Rockford Police Department urges residents not to approach a bear that has been spotted on the grounds of Blythefield Golf Course at Northland Drive and West River Drive. According to a report, the Kent County Sheriff’s Department and DNR are checking the area after the confirmed sighting of a black bear. It was last seen at [...]

Guns, cash taken in multiple homes invasions

December 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Police Department reminds homeowners to keep homes and garages securely locked and valuables safely stored after three daytime home invasions occurred Thursday, Dec. 8. The incidents occurred in the 5100 block of Egypt Valley NE, the 10800 block of 3 Mile Road NE, and the 6600 block of Blakely Drive NE. Each home was broke into while residents were not home [...]

Police advise residents to lock vehicle doors, remove valuables

October 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Police Department would like to remind residents to lock their car doors and remove all valuables from their vehicles overnight. By locking doors and removing valuables from vehicles, residents reduce the chances of becoming a victim. The police also ask residents to report suspicious activity in their neighborhood to the Rockford Police Department [...]

Housing complex earns Rockford’s top honors for safety

September 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

Hillview Townhouses recognized by police department                             Children play at a picnic held in honor of Hillview Townhouses’ Thousand Eyes Award in honor of completing a crime-free gold certificate program. by BETH ALTENA Rockford Police Chief Dave Jones stands with Hillview Townhouses [...]
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