Minooka police to host bike rodeo and auction
May 13, 2012 11:04PM
The squad car that will be used by 150 high school junior and seniors taking law enforcement classes at the Wilco Area Career Center has gotten a paint job. The “new” student training vehicle is actually a Joliet Police Department hand-me-down with 175,00
Updated: June 15, 2012 8:02AM
MINOOKA — The Minooka Police Department will host a bike safety rodeo from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the station, 121 E. McEvilly Road.
The rodeo is open to grades K-5. Trophies will be awarded in three age classes.
Prior to the rodeo, an auction of unclaimed property and bikes will be held behind the police station. Property can be viewed from 8 to 8:30 a.m.
For information, contact Denis Tatgnehorst at 815-467-2298.
Looking for future cops
PLAINFIELD — The Plainfield Police Department is seeking applicants for its police explorer program, which is geared toward those planning a career in law enforcement.
The program is open to ages 14-20.
Those interested must complete an application, pass a background check and have their parents’ permission.
Applications are available at the police department, 14300 S. Coil Plus Drive, during regular business hours. High school students may get an application from their school’s resource officer.