Police

Chief’s Message 

I am very proud of the professional staff of the South Chicago Heights Police Department. It is an honor for all of us to serve this community and enjoy the high quality of life in South Chicago Heights. Effective policing involves the entire community united in a team effort. All of you are an integral part of this team and we always welcome your suggestions and comments. I remain passionate in policing and it is my goal to lead the South Chicago Heights Police Department by creating and maintaining an environment of safety and security within our Community, while delivering quality police services. 

Front of the South Chicago Heights police building

Staffing

Our department maintains a staff  of a Chief, Deputy Chief, Lieutenant, Sergeants, Detectives, Juvenile and Patrol Officers. The Investigative and Patrol Officers work together in enforcing both the Illinois Complied Statutes and the Village of South Chicago Heights Municipal Code. Our officers conduct protective and preventive patrol throughout the Village. 

Spirit of Cooperation & Mutual Trust

The South Chicago Heights Police Department is dedicated to fostering a spirit of cooperation and mutual trust within the community, and is committed to finding new ways to create an atmosphere of safety by: 

  • Enforcing the law and preserving the peace
  • Openly communicating with our partners
  • Working with the community to solve current and future problems and
  • Constantly training and remaining open in learning. 

Our mission is designed to promote an improved standard of living in the Village of South Chicago Heights. 

Police Mission Statement 

The primary mission of the South Chicago Heights Police Department is to treat all with respect and dignity. We strive to provide service and protection to the residents, businesses and visitors of South Chicago Heights. As members of the Police Department, we pledge to make the village a safe and pleasant place to live, work, and visit while representing ourselves, and the village, in a positive manner.