About the Department

  1. Contact Us

    Please feel free to contact the DeKalb Police Department with your questions.

  2. Dedicated to Equal Enforcement of The Law

    This informative statement is provided for the purpose of Community Education and Awareness.

  3. Department Information

    The DeKalb Police Department consists of 65 sworn officers and 20 civilian personnel.

  4. Directions

    Find directions to the DeKalb Police Department.

  5. Divisions

    Peruse through the divisions that make up the DeKalb Police Department.

  6. Employment

    See if employment with the DeKalb Police Department is for you.

  7. History

    Immerse yourself in the rich history of the DeKalb Police Department.

  8. Mission Statement

    The members of the DeKalb Police Department are committed to reducing crime and enhancing the quality of life through an active partnership with our community.

  9. Organizational Chart (PDF)

    Take a peek at the DeKalb Police Department organizational chart.

  10. Police Benevolent & Protective Association

    The Police Benevolent & Protective Association of Illinois was founded in 1936 and is the largest downstate police association consisting of approximately 195 units.

  11. Special Units

    See special units in the DeKalb Police Department.