Mendota PD awarded Bicycle, Pedestrian Safety Award

MENDOTA – For the second year in a row, the Mendota Police Department was awarded the Bicycle Pedestrian Safety Award. At Monday night’s city council meeting Chief Greg Kellen announced that the police department was honored with an award from the Illinois Chief Association and the Illinois Traffic Safety Council for their efforts in implementing traffic safety throughout the city. Kellen tipped his hat to Police Officer and Traffic Safety Challenge Commentator Samantha Holland for her time and endeavors to develop the program and put it into practice in the community.