Momence Police Department

123 W. River St.

Momence. IL 60954

Phone: 815.472.2021

Fax: 815.472.6152


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Employment Opportunity

The Momence Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-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 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

2016 Cadets Presented to City Council

Pictured below from left to right:
Back Row: M. Hess, A. Cavender, Officer Ryan Yaeger, D. Demack, T. Graves
Front Row: M. Velazquez, E. Clark, Chief Jeff Cavender, Sgt. Zachary Stetson, B. Bartolini, P. Riley

2016 Momence Police Cadets


Chief Cavender Receives Certification

At the May 16, 2016 Momence City Council meeting, Chief Steve Stelter, Vice-President of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police presented Momence Police Chief Jeffery T. Cavender with the ILACP's Police Chief Certification Award.

Chief Cavender receives certification