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*Daytime Plank Road Closure*

Plank Road from just south of Frontage Road to just north of Luther drive will be closed for daytime construction beginning Monday, July 13, 2020. Following the daytime closure, southbound Plank Road will be closed at Veterans Park; northbound Plank Road will remain open. We encourage those traveling in the area to use Route 251 to access the north business district and Route 80, until further notice.

K-9 Officer Ryan Kowalczyk started his law enforcement career with the Peru Police Department in September of 2010.

In November of 2017 he was appointed to the position of K-9 Officer, paired with his partner, K-9 Saxon. K-9 Officer Kowalczyk is also a member of the Peru Emergency Response Team, which is a specially trained unit, deployed for high-risk search warrants and other call outs requiring specialized tactical response.

K-9 Officer Kowalczyk holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Aurora University where he graduated Cum Laude. He was also a member of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, while enrolled there.

When not serving the City of Peru, K-9 Officer Kowalczyk enjoys playing golf, gardening and trips to Disneyworld with his family.