Police Department News

The Rochelle Police Department will participate in the Special Olympics Torch Run on Wednesday June 8 at approximately 11:30AM. The Flame of Hope will be carried by our local law enforcement from the intersection of Route 251 and 38 to the Rochelle Municipal Airport on Gurler Road. The Rochelle Police…
On 010316 at approximately 6:06 p.m., members of the Rochelle Police Department responded to a robbery at the Lupita Supermarket. It was reported that a male subject had asked a cashier to make change for him. When the cash register was opened, he pushed the clerk and stole an undisclosed…
The Rochelle Police Department will host a Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at on Saturday October 26 from 10am-2pm. The DEA's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative allows anyone to safely dispose of expired, unwanted or unused prescription drugs. The event provides a safe and responsible means of disposal. What you should…
The Rochelle Police Department is testing for the eligibililty list for Police Officers.  Click here for more information.
Ogle County E9-1-1 Coordinator Sandy Beitel announces that on November 9, 2011 at 1pm CST radio and television stations across the nation will participate in the first-ever nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System. The thirty second  test will be conducted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency…
ROCHELLE, IL – On Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Rochelle Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your…
Rochelle Police Chief Eric Higby has lifted the Extreme Snow Emergency Parking Ban that was declared February 2, 2011. Vehicles can now be parked on either side of the street, where allowed, as long as the snow has been plowed in the area.