Rockford Police Departments Information
The Rockford Police Departments is the agency handling law enforcement in the city of Rockford, Winnebago County in Illinois State.
About the department
The City of Rockford Police Department has a jurisdiction over 63.47 square miles of territory in the city of Rockford that has a population of 152,871 and is the third-largest city in the state. It has 302 sworn staff working to ensure law and order in the city. The police department is managed by the Fire and Police Commission. The head of the department is the Chief of Rockford Police, the current incumbent is Daniel G O’Shea. There are three stations under the police department.
The Rockford Police Department Address for the administrative headquarters and the station for District 3 is: 557 S, New Towne Drive, Rockford, IL 61108.The address of District 1 station is 1045, W State Street, Rockford, IL 611002. District 2 station is located at 1410 Broadway, Rockford, IL 61104.The phone number to contact the department is (815) 966 2900. For any emergency, citizens can dial 911.
The Rockford Police Department Email address is not shared by the department. The department can be contacted online on Facebook by visiting their Facebook page. The address of the Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/RockfordIllinoisPoliceDepartment/ The department is available on Twitter at https://twitter.com/RockfordPD.
The Rockford Police Department’s website is https://rockfordil.gov/city-departments/police/.
The police department in Rockford is headed by the Chief of Police. The Chief is assisted by a Deputy Chief. There are three police districts, each of which is headed by an Assistant Deputy Chief. Each of the police districts has a day lieutenant and a night lieutenant, who have patrol units and community units working under them headed by Sergeants.
There is an Administration Division headed by an Assistant Deputy Chief. The administration division has Information, IT, and records units. There are a support unit handling fleets. Training, accreditation, payroll, and property units work under the administration division.
The Special Investigations Division is headed by an Assistant Deputy Chief. The investigations unit is headed by a lieutenant who has sergeants handling sub-units – violent crimes, identification, domestic violence, gangs, financial crimes, narcotics, and youth & sensitive crimes. A special ops lieutenant handles SCOPE teams of the police department.
Special units are available with sub-units for SWAT, Color guard, Mobile command, Dignitary protection, Bomb unit, Negotiations, and K9, all of which are headed by ADCs with lieutenants and sergeants working under them.
Joining the police
The Rockford police department invites citizens to join the department and assist in managing law and order in the state. When the hiring process is open, applications can be submitted by interested citizens. Officer Katy Statler is the recruiting officer of the department, who can be contacted on (779) 500 6628 for more details. She can be contacted on email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Rockford police department has many community programs for citizens. The department offers a law enforcement explorers program for young adults to understand about career opportunities in the police department.
The citizen police academy is a community program that aims to provide training and education to build a good relationship between the police and citizens. The academy conducts courses that have modules on patrol operations, community policing, crime prevention, criminal law, and other such topics. Anyone older than 18 years can apply. The objective of the academy is to create a network of informed citizens who can help the police in reducing crime in the city through community policing.
The department also conducts a safety camp for kids and youth police camps.