The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners (BFPC) select and appoint qualified candidates to fill sworn vacancies within the Fire and Police Departments. The BFPC also conducts all promotional testing for the ranks of Police Sergeant, fire Lieutenant, Fire Captain, and Battalion Chief.
The BFPC meets on the first Tuesday of February, May, August, and November at 5:00 p.m. at the DeKalb Police Department, 700 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, Illinois.
AGENDAS AND MINUTES
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
The BFPC recruits, selects and appoints qualified candidates to fill vacancies, determines testing and selection processes for the promotional process, and conducts disciplinary hearings or appeals of disciplinary action in the Fire and Police Departments.
The BFPC shall have three (3) Commissioners appointed by the Mayor with consent from the City Council. Terms equal three (3) years.
Sam Finch - Chair
Mike Thomas - Fire Chief
David Byrd - Police Chief
Michelle Anderson - Human Resources Director/Staff Liaison