Mayor Chirico Issues State of Emergency, Curfew for Naperville
Naperville Mayor Steve Chirico has issued a state of emergency and mandatory curfew for the City of Naperville from 9 p.m. on Monday, June 1 until 6 a.m. on Tuesday, June 2, due to the widespread incidents of violence, vandalism, and stealing occurring throughout the greater Chicagoland area.
The order was issued out of an abundance of caution and out of necessity to protect and preserve the public peace, safety and welfare. The Naperville Police Department is prepared to respond to incidents as they arise with the aid of other law enforcement agencies. All residents are asked to stay home for their safety or only travel for essential work during this time.
Residents are urged to call 9-1-1 if they witness any criminal or suspicious activity.
Please continue to check the City of Naperville’s website, official social media channels for information on this emerging situation.
About Naperville: Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., is home to approximately 145,000 people. This vibrant, thriving city consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several City boards and commissions, a thriving downtown shopping and dining area, a renowned outdoor history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community. For more information, please visit our website at www.naperville.il.us.