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DuPage County Sheriff

James Mendrick

PRESS RELEASE

Contact Information: Domrose # 563 ~ 630.407.2010

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Another Sucessful Safety Saturday

 This past Saturday Sheriff John Zaruba and the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office held their annual “Safety Saturday” fairat the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton. 

The Sheriff’s Office along with police, fire and public safety agencies from across the county participated in the successful event. Residents were able to visit interactive displays that were fun and informational that taught about safety and crime prevention. Shuttle buses were on hand to take visitors to the nearby DuPage County Jail and DuPage County Crime Laboratory to receive a tour of the facility.   

The Sheriff’s Office also added a new area focused on Senior Safety and information. There was participation from different organizations to assist with overcoming obstacles related to seniors, along with an ambulance display by the Winfield FD. 

Sheriff Zaruba started Safety Saturday to heighten public awareness about safety and to promote positive interaction between emergency service organizations and DuPage County residents.  Safety Saturday is held the last Saturday in September. 

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