Momence Police Department

123 W. River St.

Momence. IL 60954

Phone: 815.472.2021

Fax: 815.472.6152


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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 the Chief of Police for the City of Momence, I am incredibly honored to have been entrusted with the responsibility of leading the Momence Police Department into the 21st Century. 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 by the opportunity to serve the residents and visitors of the City of Momence, a community that is full of promise and in search of great things.

It is our mission to serve all of those who cross our path with honor, pride, and professionalism. It is my solemn pledge to each of you that 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 or on Twitter @Momence Police.

Very truly yours,

Jeffery T. Cavender
Chief of Police

Community News

Schools Back in Session

Momence Schools are back in session. It is time to remind everyone that our school safety zones will be crowded with vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Please remember that the School Zone Speed limit is 20 MPH. The Momence Police Department will be highly visible in our school zones and strictly enforcing our traffic laws in an effort to keep our students, staff, and motoring public safe. We ask for your cooperation by being attentive drivers and adhering to the posted 20 MPH School Zone Speed limit. Thank you for helping us to keep everyone safe!

Back the Badge Yard Signs

Our "Back The Badge" signs have been a huge success. We have sold out twice, but a new shipment has arrived. You can get yours for $10 at the Momence Police Department. All proceeds go to our Police Cadet program. We are truly appreciative for the overwhelming support shown to our department, thank you for Backing The Badge!

Back the Badge Yard Sign