GRIT is often a better indicator of success than factors such as IQ or family income. The Woodridge Police Department’s GRIT program will highlight perseverance, hard work, and a drive to better oneself – lessons that can have a long-lasting impact to achieve a higher quality of life.
Please see his GRIT video series on the Woodridge Police YouTube channel.
May 2022, Former Officer Calero with students from St. Scholastica sporting their crosstown classic gear.
Community outreach Officer
Community Outreach Officers are sworn law enforcement officers responsible for providing education, security and crime prevention services in schools, as well as the community.
The position of Community Outreach Officer is currently vacant. For assistance, please contact the Community Outreach Supervisor 630-719-4727.
Community Outreach Officers are also available to speak at PTO meetings, local community groups and businesses upon request. For example, some topics include cyber bullying, internet safety, and other current trends / issues that help to keep the children of our community safe.
Former Officer Calero is pictured with Cub Scouts after their toured the Police Department.