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 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

Four City Employees Honored

Chief Jeffery Cavender, Detective Alex Morfin, Supt. Scott Behrends, and Guy Anderson were honored for their life-saving efforts for Lt. Tracy Nolte on August 28th, at a ceremony held at the Fire Station on October 20, 2014.

The members of the Momence Police Department would like to thank Mayor Porter, the City Council, many of our residents, our friends and fellow police officers from around the county, all of whom have offered prayers and words of encouragement to Lieutenant Nolte, his family and the members of this department.

We would also like to extend a very special thank you to all of those that took time from their busy schedules to be with us on this very special evening. We ask that you continue to pray for the Nolte family as Tracy and Kim forge ahead on an amazing road to recovery.

Life-Saving Award Presentation Chief Cavender and Lt. Nolte





Life-Saving Award Recipients MPD Officers