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Mission Statement
The mission of the West Chicago Police Department is to protect life and liberty, provide quality police services, and forge community partnerships with integrity and professionalism.

The West Chicago Police Department is responsible for the protection of life and property, the enforcement of criminal and traffic law violations and the prevention of crime.  Our mission statement and values statement guide us in assuring the best delivery of service at all times to those we serve.

Divisions of the Police Department:
  • Office of the Chief of Police
  • Support Services Division
  • Investigations Division
  • Patrol Division
Administration Phone: 630-293-2222
Fax: (630) 231-2621
Police Response: 911
Laz Perez
Chief of Police
Michael Uplegger
Deputy Chief
Eric Shipman
Administrative Division Commander
Bill Hall
Investigations Division Commander
Steve Laub
Patrol Division Commander

  The West Chicago Police Department Records Section is staffed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you call the police department after 7 pm, or on weekends and holidays, your call will automatically be transferred to our dispatch center. The phone will ring two to three times; then it will sound like you were disconnected. Don’t hang up -- it is actually starting the transfer. If you wait a few seconds, it will begin to ring again and dispatch will answer the phone.
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