Village Manager Dave Fieldman is pleased to announce that Shanon Gillette will continue serving as Chief of Police for the Village of Downers Grove.
Gillette had recently pursued the Chief of Police position in Florence, Arizona, however, after thoughtful consideration, he has decided to remain with the Village.
"This is very good news. Our community will continue to benefit greatly from Chief Gillette's strong management and leadership skills," Manager Fieldman said.
Gillette has 26 years of law enforcement service with the Village and has led the department to new milestones including re-accreditation with excellence through CALEA, ranking it in the top 1% nationwide.
"I am thrilled to remain a part of this exceptional organization, and feel I have much more to contribute to the Village of Downers Grove. I am honored to continue serving alongside the outstanding members of the Police Department," Chief Gillette said.