MPD Conducted Sex Offender Checks Ahead of Halloween


MACOMB, IL – In a press release issued by Macomb Police Chief Jeff Hamer, it was announced that the Macomb Police Department (MPD) conducted compliance checks for registered sexual offenders residing in Macomb.

According to the release, the checks were done over the course of several days leading up to Halloween festivities in the community including Trick-Or-Treat and Trunk-Or-Treat.

Under the law, registered sex offenders are not allowed to participate in such events or any other activities designated primarily for residents under the age of 18.  To ensure compliance, the MPD conducted covert and overt checks on registered sexual offenders residing in Macomb prior to and during the holiday.

All offenders were determined to be compliant and no arrests were made as part of Halloween checks.

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