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The Police Records Unit has moved to their new permanent location in the Police Department. Access to the Records Unit is from the new front lobby of the Police Department located at the southwest corner of 1 Community Boulevard.

The Police Department is divided into three divisions:

The Patrol Division which includes; Patrol, K-9, the Traffic Unit, Community Service Officers, Crime Prevention, and D.A.R.E.

The Investigations Division includes the Criminal Investigations Unit, Youth Investigations, School Liaison Officers, Tactical Officers, Crime Analysis, Bicycle Unit, and Evidence.

The Support Services Division includes Communications, Records, Planning, Training and Research,  Social Services and Information Technology.

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1 Community Boulevard
Wheeling, IL 60090
(847) 459-2632
Fax: (847) 520-2024

Please be aware of the new Entrance Path for the Police Department.

Police PatchChief of Police: William Benson

Deputy Chief of Police: Todd Wolff

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Sworn Officers Civilian Personnel
Chief 1 Community Service Officers 5
Deputy Chiefs 1 Evidence Property Officer 1
Commanders 3 Administrative Service Officer (P/T) 1
Sergeants 10 Dispatchers 20
Corporals 3 Records Clerks 5
Patrol Officers 44 RMS Liaison 1
TOTAL 62 Secretaries 2
School Crossing Guards 8
    TOTAL 43

Organizational Values


Police LogoWe are committed to working on partnerships with the community and with each other to identify and resolve issue which impact public safety.


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


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


We dedicate ourselves to professional law enforcement service through 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


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2 Community Boulevard
Wheeling, IL 60090
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Ph: (847) 459-2600
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