To reach the Non-emergency line of the Police Department, please call 708 258-3003.
Chief of Police
Directs and coordinates activities of governmental police department in accordance with authority delegated by Board of Trustees and shall exercise through subordinates functional authority over personnel performing duties in their areas of responsibilities.
Performs secretarial duties for the Chief of Police and maintains records for the department.
The Peotone Police Department has implemented the following community policing strategies:
Community policing refers a partnership between the police and the people they serve, designed to improve the quality of life. It is expected that the police and citizens of the community will work together to address issues of crime and social disorganization. Officers are urged to get close to the citizens of the community and understand their needs, habits and wishes. Community members are expected to take a proactive role in helping the police and other government entities set and implement community-oriented policing.
Objectives of Community Policing:
Police and community partnership
Enhanced partnership between police and local government
Adoption of problem-oriented policing and problem-solving methods
The adoption of programs that increase the police and community partnerships