Message from the Chief

Chief Stephen F. Schmidt
The Elk Grove Village Police Department recognizes that dealing with the qualityof life issues and being responsive to the needs of the community is a strong component of our Community Oriented Policing philosophy.  The maintenance of peace and order throughout the Village, with attention to proper customer service, is at the forefront of our daily efforts.

 - Chief Stephen F. Schmidt

Mission Statement

The Elk Grove Village Police Department, in partnership with our community, is committed to ensuring public safety through law enforcement, education and exceptional service, while performing with the highest level of integrity and assuring all individuals dignity and respect. 


The Elk Grove Village Police Department is dedicated to operating a professional law enforcement agency, sensitive to the needs of the people it serves. The Department has been and continues to be a leader in developing specialized programs to meet the needs of the community.

Department officers have been instructors and students at some of the finest police training academies in the United States. This includes the Northwestern University's Police School of Command and Staff; Northwestern University's Traffic Institute; the FBI academy in Quantico, Virginia; Northeast Multi-regional Training, and Harper College in Palatine.

Police Fleet The Elk Grove Police Department is fully accredited by the National Commission on the Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. Only 3% of the law enforcement agencies in the United States have attained this status. Accreditation is only granted after an intensive review of every aspect of the Department's organization, management, operations, and administration to assure that the Department is providing the highest possible level of service following professional law enforcement standards.

If you have any questions about the Department, please contact the Police Department 24 hours a day at the non-emergency number (847) 357-4100.

If you need the response of a Police Officer or Firefighter, please call 9-1-1. Our enhanced, state-of-the-art 9-1-1 system is designed to handle any calls where someone needs an Officer or Firefighter to arrive at their location.

901 Wellington Ave
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Phone: 847-357-4100 (non-emergency)
 TDD: 847-357-4088
   Fax: 847-357-4144