Police Department - Overview
|Chief of Police, Otis Steward
The Police Department is located at 111 N. Wood River
For police emergencies, phone 911.
To report a non-emergency or complaint, phone (618) 251-3113.
to e-mail the Chief of Police.
The Wood River Police Department consists
of (19) Sworn Officers, (5) Dispatchers, (1) Records Clerk,
(2) Cadets, and (1) Administrative Assistant to the Chief of
The Police Department is entrusted with
preserving the peace and maintaining order of the community
through conflict management and enforcement of the law. This
diverse service includes protecting the constitutional rights
of citizens, preventing and controlling crime, apprehending
offenders, aiding citizens in hazardous situations,
facilitating traffic, resolving conflict, and maintaining
order. Additionally, it is the goal of the Wood River Police
Department to develop and maintain a positive relationship
with the members of the community, and to promote a positive
working environment in a cost effective manner.
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The City of Wood River, Illinois
111 North Wood River Avenue
Wood River, Illinois 62095
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