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

Community News

Fireworks Will Be Held on July 4th!

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The City of Momence 4th of July Fireworks will be held on Saturday, July 4, 2015, beginning at dusk. Melrose Pyrotechnic confirmed with city officials this afternoon that the show will go on.

Seating and parking will be available on the north side of the north branch of the Kankakee River, near the Island Park foot bridge. Please bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.

The following streets will be closed to allow for additional seating: East Washington Street from Walnut Street to Railroad Avenue, Railroad Avenue from Washington to Third Street and Maple Street from Washington Street to Second Street.

NO PARKING OR VEHICLE TRAFFIC will be allowed on these closed streets from 7:00 p.m. until approximately 10:00 p.m.

Come join us in the City of Momence for what promises to be a spectacular Fireworks and music display.

Reminder: Kankakee River Still Closed

The Momence Police Department would like to insure that everyone is aware of the fact that the Illinois Department of Conservation has ordered the Kankakee River Closed. This means that no one is authorized to be on and/or in the Kankakee River. With the high water and rapid current the conditions for boating and other recreational activites are unsafe.