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Message from the Chief of Police

Welcome! I hope you enjoy your visit to our website.  The mission of the Pontiac Police Department is to work in partnership with the community to protect life and property, solve neighborhood problems and to enhance the quality of life in our city.  The site contains information about who we are and the services we provide.  Our number one priority is accomplishing our mission with unconditional resect for all.  We believe respect is not earned but an inherent part of our very being.  I hold the officers of the Pontiac Police Department to lofty standards and I expect you should too, but most importantly, the officers hold themselves to the same high standards.     
 
Law Enforcement Code of Ethics
 
Crime Statistics
March 2014 Stats
 

 Department Functions

  • Bicycle Patrol
  • Full Service Patrol Unit
  • Investigations
  • K-9 Unit
  • Parking Enforcement
  • School Resource Officer in PTHS and PJHS
  •  Sex Offender Registry (Offender Watch icon on right side)
 
 Fire and Police Commission
 
 Additional Department Services- No Fee
  • Fingerprinting (Volunteers, passports...) Ink only, no livescan
  • Group and Business Training
    • Crime Prevention
    • Identification Training for Alcohol and Tobacco Sales
    • Crime Trends and Police Response (Scams, elderly, retail)
  • Gun Locks- Project Childsafe
  • Notification Services by text and email (pontiac.org alert center and Offender Watch)    
  • Pharmacuetical Take Back (P2D2) Controlled Substances and Uncontrolled
  • Residential House Checks
  • Temporary Parking Permits
  • Temporary Firearm Storage (During temporary stay in skill care etc.)  call for approval-815-844-5148.
 

 
 
Police Department Hiring Eligibility List (Click link for pdf)
 
  Helpful Links
 
 

Contact Us
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Jim Woolford
 
Chief of Police

Emergency 9-1-1

Non-Emergency
Ph: (815) 844-5148

Records
Ph: (815) 844-5148

Email


Pontiac Police
Department


@PontiacILPolice

Tip Line (Voicemail) 
Monday - Friday
After 4:00 pm

Saturday - Sunday
All day

Ph: (815) 844-5148 option 1

Office Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

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