Snow Ordinance Reminder
Please remove your vehicles from public streets when approximately 2 inches of snow has fallen or is predicated to fall. Violators can be ticketed and towed.
§ 72.09 SNOW REMOVAL.
(A) No person shall park any vehicle on any public street or portion thereof in the village at any time within 12 hours after a snowfall of two inches or more has occurred.
(B) Any such vehicle that remains on any public street or portion thereof shall be removed according to this code.
(Ord. 1985-3, passed - -) Penalty, see § 72.99
2021 SHOP WITH A HERO
Big thanks to Walmart for their generous grant and for hosting our 2021 “Shop with a Hero”. Thanks to Walmart, The Shopiere Tap, and other generous donations to the Rockton Police Association; Rockton Police and Fire personnel, as well as our local military personnel, have the honor of taking some local kiddos on a Christmas shopping spree!
Rockton - Trick or Treat Hours
Trick or Treat hours for Rockton Village are Sunday October 31 from 5:00pm-7:00pm.
Click below for tips to help make the festivities fun and safe for trick-or-treaters and party guests.
ENTRY LEVEL TESTING - OPEN
The Village of Rockton, Illinois Board of Police and Fire Commissioners is accepting applications for the position of police officer with the Rockton Police Department.
Starting Salary: $51,336-$77,908, as of 6/1/21
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
JAIMIE COX MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The objective of this scholarship is to honor Jaimie’s memory by awarding an individual with a similar work ethic; one who is committed to the service of others as Jaimie was. The $1,000.00 scholarship will be awarded to two HCHS senior students, interested in pursuing a career in emergency services in the following areas: Law Enforcement, Fire Sciences, Emergency Medical Technician, or Nursing. Applications must be submitted by APRIL 23rd 2021. Applications are available in HCHS Student Support Services Office or downloaded in (pdf) from this website.
2020 SHOP WITH A HERO
Thanks to a generous grant from Rockton Walmart, members of the Rockton Police and Fire Departments were able to take 15 local youth for Shop with a Hero on Saturday, 12/12/20.
Each child was provided with a personal shopping spree and gift bag that included a gift card for carry-out at a local restaurant for their family afterword.
CLICK HERE FOR FACEBOOK PICTURES
Happy Holidays! #rocktonpd
HOLIDAY SHOPPING SAFETY
Now that the holiday season is officially upon us, the Rockton Police Department would like to remind shoppers of a few safety tips to protect themselves during the holiday season.
VEHICLE THEFT AND BURGLARY PREVENTION
Although a professional car thief can defeat most security measures and quickly break into and steal a locked vehicle, most vehicle break-ins and thefts are carried out by amateurs who take advantage of the carelessness of drivers in leaving vehicles unlocked, valuables in sight, etc.