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Posted on: January 25, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Heightened Police Presence at York High School

Elmhurst Police News

Elmhurst, IL — The City of Elmhurst is continuing to work with District 205 in response to an off-campus incident that occurred on Monday, January 23rd, which involved a student from York High School. Elmhurst Police have increased their public safety presence at the school due to the concerns of parents and students, and will continue to work closely with District 205 Administration. The juvenile arrested in the January 23rd off-campus incident is not on the York High School campus.

 “As we monitor social media and District 205 Quick Tips we understand these concerns of the parents and students,” states Chief of Police, Michael Ruth. “We will continue to remain present at York High School and will closely monitor all information received by the school, parents, and the community.”  

District 205 Administration and Elmhurst Police continue to investigate social media posts related to this incident. District 205 is addressing this with individual students as needed. Parents should take this opportunity to educate their children about inappropriate comments and use of social media sites.

The safety of students remains the priority of the Elmhurst Police Department and District 205. Anyone with questions or concerns can contact the Elmhurst Police Department.


Chief Michael Ruth

Elmhurst Police Department

(630) 530-3050


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