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Chief Steward

Chief of Police, Otis Steward

The Police Department is located at 111 N. Wood River Avenue.

For police emergencies, phone 911.

To report a non-emergency or complaint, phone (618) 251-3113.

Click here 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 Police.

Mission Statement

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
(618) 251-3100

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