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Thornton Police Department

Thornton police to conduct special patrols over St. Patrick's weekend

THORNTON | The Thornton Police Department announced they will be conducting special patrols this St. Patrick’s Day holiday period, March 13 to 17, to crack down on drunk drivers and to cite unbuckled motorists.

March 05, 2014 12:00 am

Thornton police investigating car/semi crash

THORNTON | The Police Department is investigating a collision this week that occurred between an automobile and a semitrailer.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am
Thornton canine officer receives vest through donations

Thornton canine officer receives vest through donations

THORNTON | When Officer Terry Houts of the Thornton Police Department received a new canine partner in 2009, the vest he had for Ado was just too big.

August 22, 2013 8:23 pm Photos

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Thornton canine officer receives vest through donations

Thornton canine officer receives vest through donations

Canine Officer Ado with his handler, Officer Terry Houts, of the Thornton Police Department. Houts was able to obtain a bullet- and stab-resistant vest for his partner through a charity organization.

August 22, 2013 1:10 pm
Thornton K9 officer receives vest through donations

Thornton K9 officer receives vest through donations

Thornton Police Department canine Officer Ado sits with his new stab- and bullet-resistant vest obtained through the Groupon Grassroots campaign.

August 22, 2013 12:34 pm

Thornton police to target traffic violators beginning Friday

THORNTON | The Thornton Police Department will conduct special patrols beginning Friday through Sept. 2 to crack down on drunken drivers and seat belt violators, according to a news release.

August 15, 2013 7:45 pm

Thornton police to conduct special patrols for St. Patrick's Day

THORNTON | The Thornton Police Department will conduct special patrols on the St. Patrick's Day holiday to crack down on drunken drivers and unbuckled motorists, police said in a news release.

March 14, 2013 8:15 pm

Thornton police target drunken drivers, seat belt violators

THORNTON | The Thornton Police Department is participating in a holiday crackdown on drunken drivers and seat belt violators through New Year's Eve, according to a news release.

December 19, 2012 7:15 pm

Thornton police commended for drug arrest

THORNTON | Letters of commendation were presented last week to three Thornton police officers for their efforts in taking marijuana, a semi-automatic handgun and suspected drug money off the streets.

November 19, 2012 12:00 am

Thornton police conduct traffic safety enforcement

THORNTON | The Thornton Police Department will conduct a traffic safety enforcement through Nov. 25 thanks to a $9,850 grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Police Department announced.

November 14, 2012 12:00 am

Thornton hires new full-time police officer

THORNTON | The village has a new full-time patrol officer.

April 01, 2012 11:50 pm
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