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Peru Municipal Building Update Regarding COVID-19

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Peru Municipal Building will be closed to foot traffic until further notice. Clerk's Office hours are 9am-1pm Monday through Friday. Utility bill payments can be made by phone, online at www.peru.il.us or placed in the drop box. No processing fees will be applied. We appreciate your cooperation in preparing for the safety of our residents. The City will continue to take steps to keep residents, staff, and visitors healthy, safe and informed.

Sergeant Scott DeGroot started his law enforcement career January 09, 2000, with the Peru Police Department.

In August 2009, he was promoted to Sergeant and serves as a shift supervisor in the patrol division. 

Sergeant Scott DeGroot is a certified crisis negotiator. 

Sergeant Scott DeGroot was born and raised in the Peru, where he attended Roosevelt Elementary School, Washington Jr. High School and L-P High School.  He then earned an Associate’s Degree from Illinois Valley Community College.

Sergeant Scott DeGroot is married and has three children.