Last updated: Communications Director | Friday, March 17, 2023
The Downers Grove Police Department has obtained a limited number of steering wheel locks for residents who own certain KIA and Hyundai vehicles. In recent months, certain model years have been the target of theft, nationwide. Start Stop Push Button
Wheel locks are FREE and will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis under the following criteria:
Must be a resident of incorporated Downers Grove. (proof of residency required)
Be the registered owner of a vehicle in the affected groups: a. 2016-2021 Hyundai (all models) with a keyed ignition, only.
b. 2011-2021 KIA (all models) with a keyed ignition, only. NOTE: Vehicles with push-button ignitions have not been affected by the recent thefts and are not eligible for this program.
3. Please register your interest using this FORM.
Qualified recipients will receive a confirmation email with additional instructions for pickup.
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The Village of Downers Grove, IL, population nearly 50,000, is located 22 miles west of Chicago. Convenient access to Chicago via rail and several major expressways make Downers Grove a prime location to live, work and do business. Downers Grove is home to many corporate and regional headquarters including Advocate Aurora Health Care, Dover Corporation, and Pepperidge Farm. Highly ranked schools were a top factor in Downers Grove being named one of the Top 10 Livable Cities for kids by Livability.com. Downers Grove has also been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Friendliest Towns.
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