Police Department

Organizational Values


Partnership


We are committed to working on partnerships with the community and with each other to identify and resolve issues which impact public safety.

Encouragement


We will encourage participation and input from all levels of our organization and all individuals and groups in the Village.

Integrity


We are committed to nurturing the public trust by holding ourselves accountable to the highest standards of professionalism and ethics.

Dedication


We dedicate ourselves to professional law enforcement service through an open system of communication, community partnerships, improved department management, enhanced operational procedures, and the utilization of problem solving methods and strategies.

We Serve - We Protect - We Care


The Police Department is divided into 4 divisions:
  • The Patrol Division includes; Patrol, K-9, the Traffic Unit, and Community Service Officers..
  • The Investigations Division includes the Criminal Investigations Unit, Youth Investigations, School Liaison Officers, Tactical Officers, Crime Analysis, and Evidence.
  • The Support Services Division includes Records, Planning, Training and Research, Social Services, Information Technology and Crime Prevention.
  • The Communications Center includes the 911 and Dispatch Center for the Wheeling and Des Plaines Police Departments.
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