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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.

Detective Brad Jones graduated form Illinois Valley Community College in 2000 with an associate’s degree in Criminal Justice.

In 2001, Detective Brad Jones began his career with the City of Mendota Police Department as a part-time police officer and 911 dispatcher.

In 2003, he was hired as a full-time police officer for the City of Mendota.

Detective Jones joined the Peru Police Department in October of 2007 and served in the patrol division until 2010. It was then that Detective Brad Jones began a 2-year assignment to Trident, a regional drug task force.

In 2012, the Peru Police Department formed its first ever in house narcotics unit. This unit was named the Specials Investigations Unit (SIU) and has since its inception Detective Brad Jones has served as the lead detective for the unit.

During his tenure, the SIU has seized large quantities of illegal drugs and nearly one million dollars in currency. It has also had a record number of felony drug arrests in our city.

Detective Jones also serves as the department has evidence custodian and is a member of the Internet Crimes against Children (ICAC) task force.