Police Commission Board

The Police Commission Board is responsible for exercising the responsibilities of civil service commission of the City’s Police Department. The Board derives its power and authority from an Act of the General Assembly entitled “Division 2.1 Board of Fire and Police Commissioners”, of Chapter 65 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes.

The Board is responsible for screening new applicants for original appointment, for testing candidates for promotion and for conducting evidentiary/disciplinary hearings when charges of misconduct are filed against a member of the classified service or a police officer chooses to appeal a suspension imposed by the Chief of Police.

Board Members

  1. Chariman- Doug Emerick* – 2021
  2. Secretary- Kim Hankins –  2020
  3. Member- James Urquiza  – 2020

Meeting Schedule 
The Board meets quarterly on the first Monday (unless otherwise noted) at 8:30 a.m. in the Conference Room in the Police Department.

2020 Meetings:

Monday, March 2, 2020

Monday, June 1, 2020

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Monday, December 7, 2020