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Julie Smith

Julie Smith is Crime Prevention Specialist at the Naperville Police Department. Contact her at SmithJu@naperville.il.us or (630) 305-5450.

Focus on Safety – Preventing vehicle burglaries and thefts

It’s an unfortunate trend, but each year as the temperatures rise, so do the number of property crimes reported to the Naperville Police Department....

Focus on Safety – Keeping kids safe in crowds

It is a parent's biggest fear to lose their child at a crowded event. It can only take a split second to become separated....

Focus on Safety – We all share the road

Last year the Naperville Police responded to over 2,800 vehicle crashes. NPD has a dedicated traffic unit out enforcing traffic laws and making our...

Focus on Safety – Healthy relationships

Nationally, April 21-27, 2024, is recognized as Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The Naperville Police Department is devoted to supporting victims of crime and their...

Focus on Safety – Burglary prevention

Whether you are traveling out of town for spring break or running to the grocery store, it is important to keep your property safe....

Focus on Safety – Frauds and scams

Every day scammers are trying to separate you from your money. The seven members of the Naperville Police Financial Crimes Unit, composed of a...

Focus on Safety – Making Naperville ‘A Safer Naper’

The Naperville Police Department’s Safer Naper campaign continues in 2024 to inform you of timely crime prevention and safety strategies. Each month, the department will...

Focus on Safety – Celebrating safety

As the seasons change, so should our focus on what we need to do to keep ourselves and our families safe. This December, the...

Focus on Safety – Shop smart

Whether you shop online or in person this holiday season, the Naperville Police Department wants to remind everyone to be safe. When shopping online make...

Focus on Safety – Don’t fall victim

From January 2023 through August 2023, the Naperville Police Department took 83 scam reports for a loss of $922,214. This month as part of...