Public Safety Education

The Downers Grove Police and Fire Departments offer programs and services to educate and inform the public.

Please call the number listed for each program.

Be Smart/Be Safe

Teaches children how to interact with strangers and can be tailored to different age groups. Includes defining what constitutes a “stranger” and what to do if approached, through role-playing and instructional materials.

Learn about Strangers

Bicycle Registration

Child Safety Seat Installation

Citizen Ride-Along

Internet Safety for Parents

Neighborhood Watch

Operation Lifesaver

Premise Alert Program

Safety Town

Security Survey

Smart 911

Vacation Watch


Police Department

Stacy Blaskovich

Public Education/Accreditation Manager


Fire Department

Dale Smith

Public Education Specialist


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