Momence Police Department
123 W. River St.
Momence. IL 60954
Phone: 815.472.2021
Fax: 815.472.6152

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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 Momence Police Department Facebook page.

Very truly yours,

Jeffery T. Cavender
Chief of Police

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Van Drunen Donation

The members Momence Police Department would like to extend heartfelt thank you to Kevin Van Drunen, the Van Drunen family, and Van Drunen Farms for their recent donation to the Momence Police Department.

The Van Drunen's generous donation of nearly $40,000.00 will be used to purchase 10 Motorola APX 7000 portable police radios. This state of the art piece of equipment will enhance the safety of the Momence Police Officers by providing them with an exceptional piece of equipment.

Please accept our thank you an sincere appreciation for your investment in the safety of our police officers. Your kind words of support and encouragement are certainly appreciated, but most notably your incredible generosity goes beyond any spoken words. We truly are blessed to have friends and supporters such as you in our community - THANK YOU!

Chief Jeff Cavender, Lieutenant Jacob Vekemans, O.I.C. Gabe Caliendo, Officer Brian Duncan, Officer Jacob Patzschke, Officer Zachary Stetson, Officer Ben Garcia, Officer Russ Hoekstra, Officer Matt Samples, Officer Zairius West, Officer Kevin Corley and Officer Jason Martin.