Momence Police Department

123 W. River St.

Momence. IL 60954

Phone: 815.472.2021

Fax: 815.472.6152


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* Surplus Vehicle Bid Announcement *

The City of Momence Police Department is currently accepting bids on a 2005 Ford Crown Victoria surplus police vehicle.

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Employment Opportunity

The Momence Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of part-time police officer.

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Message from the Chief

Chief CavenderThe Momence Police Department would like to welcome you to our website. It is our goal to provide the citizens that we serve with professional police services and to ensure the safety and security of our community. We will work hard to earn your trust and hope that you will partner with us in making the City of Momence a great place to live, work and raise a family. Our department prides itself on maintaining a professional partnership with State, County, and local police departments, as well as the Momence Fire Protection District in our quest to offer you the very best in public safety.

As your new Chief of Police, I am incredibly honored to have been entrusted with the responsibility of leading the Momence Police Department in a new direction. My staff and I plan to be very visible and active within the community. After nearly 30 years as a police officer, I am truly humbled at the opportunity to be back in Momence, a community that is full of promise and in search of great things. I look forward to becoming reacquainted with the residents of Momence, and I assure you, my staff and I will, in all cases, provide you with exceptional service. My door is always open, and I welcome your input on how we can better serve you. Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. You can also follow us on our City of Momence Police Department Facebook page.

Very truly yours,

Jeffery T. Cavender
Chief of Police

Community News

Officer Zairius West Hired as Full-Time

Officer Zairius West

Officer Zairius West has been hired as a full-time police officer for the City of Momence, he will begin his full-time duties on February 16, 2016. Officer West joined the Momence Police Department in April of 2015; he currently serves as a full-time Correctional Officer with the Kankakee County Sheriff's Department. Officer West is 2011 graduate of Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School. He has completed the National Institute of Corrections Academy though the Kankakee County Sheriff's Department.

Officer West has also completed the Momence Police Department Field Training Program and he is currently attending the NEMERT Part-Time Police Academy where he will graduate in June.