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Village of Glendale Heights
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Police Department

Chief of Police

George Pappas


Phone: 630.260.6070
Fax: 630.668.2993

Mission Statement

To Serve and Protect our Community while enhancing trust through Professional Police Services.

To achieve this mission, the Glendale Heights Police Department employs a combined staff assigned as follows:

  • 1 Chief
  • 1 Deputy Chief
  • 2 Commanders
  • 7 Sergeants
  • 35 Patrol Officers
  • 5 Detectives
  • 3 School Resource Officers
  • 1 DuMeg Officer
  • 1 Investigative Aide
  • 4 Community Service Officers
  • 5 Part-Time Officers
  • 1 Records Supervisor
  • 6 Records Technicians (full & part time)
  • 1 Police Services Specialist
  • 1 Police Program Supervisor
  • 1 Administrative Secretary
  • 1 Emergency Management Coordinator
  • 15 ESDA Volunteers
  • 1 CALEA Coordinator
  • 1 Evidence Officer
  • 11 School Crossing Guards

The Police Department is divided into two main divisions: Patrol Operations and Support Operations. Each division manages specialized units, including community outreach, traffic, bicycle, beat patrol, K-9, school resource, investigations, communications, records, and others.

A variety of programs are offered through the Police Department, including:

  • Citizens Police Academy
  • Neighborhood Watch
  • Safety Town
  • Junior Police Academy
  • D.A.R.E.
  • Character Counts!
  • Vacation House Watch
  • Speed Trailer
  • National Night Out
  • Special Olympics
  • Fishing Derby

They are also members of the DuPage Major Crimes Task Force, DuPage Arson Task Force, DuPage County Swat Team, Illinois Weapons of Mass Destruction Response Team, DuPage County Accident Reconstruction Taskforce (DuCart), Drug Enforcement Agency, and the DuPage Metropolitan Enforcement Group (DuMeg). All of these efforts combined are for the benefit of increased efficiency and to provide enhanced services to the community.

Although each employee is assigned to a specific unit and division, their commitment to protect and serve the residents and community combine to form the extraordinary team of men and women who represent the Glendale Heights Police Department.