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 Jeff Cavender The 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.

Very truly yours,

Jeffery T. Cavender
Chief of Police

Community News

Congratulations Officer Josh Reel

Officer Josh Reel

Congratulations Officer Joshua D. Reel on your successful completion of the full-time transition academy at Southwestern College in Belleville, Illinois.

Officer Joshua Reel joined the Momence Police Department in February of 2016 as a part-time police officer. He completed the NEMERT Part-Time Police Academy in December of 2016.

On December 7, 2016, Officer Reel joined our department as a full-time police officer and on March 10, 2017, Josh successfully completed his full-time certification requirements in accordance with the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board.

Officer Reel is a 2012 graduate of Bradley-Bourbonnais High School and a 2016 graduate of Olivet Nazarene University where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice.

We are proud of Josh, his hard work, and his dedication to our department and his profession. He has proven to be a valuable member of our team. Well done Josh, well done!