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Police Department

The Downers Grove Police Department is a nationally accredited agency through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). CALEA's Advanced Accreditation is the highest level of accreditation and requires agencies to demonstrate adherence to over 450 mandatory professional standards representing best practices in the law enforcement profession. The goal of this rigorous process is to provide the highest quality law enforcement services to the DownersGrove community.

We, the members of the Downers Grove Police Department are committed to preserving safety and enhancing the quality of life in our community. We provide service with understanding, response with compassion, and law enforcement with vision. We do so with honor, courage, and integrity; never losing sight of the respect and pride we have for one another and those we serve.


Police Department Mission Statement

Information and Transparency FAQ 

Downers Grove Police Department policies, procedures, reports and information are available for public review in an easy to read format. It is important to note that policies are frequently updated and reviewed to keep current with new laws, training and best practices. It is possible that a policy you are viewing is also currently under review and subject to changes by the Department or in accordance to the standards of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).

Table 1: Location information.
Facility Address Phone
Police Station 825 Burlington Ave. (630) 434-5600

The Police Station operates under normal business hours Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The lobby of the Police Station is always open.

Table 2: Contact information.
Contact Telephone
Michael DeVries, Police Chief (630) 434-5604
Deputy Chief, Operations (630) 434-xxxx
James McGreal, Deputy Chief, Support Services (630) 434-5685

Online Services

The Village of Downers Grove Police Department gives residents and businesses the ability to submit certain requests online. Click the Police Department Online Service button below to submit requests for

  • Overnight Parking
  • Vacation Watch
  • Bicycle Registration

Police Recruitment

Safety and Crime Prevention

Annual Report

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