Bolingbrook Police Department

  • Agency: Bolingbrook Police Department
  • Address: 375 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook, 60440 IL
  • Chief: Kevin McCarthy (Chief of Police)

Bolingbrook Police Department is located at 375 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook, 60440 IL. The Chief of Police of the department is Kevin McCarthy. The Bolingbrook Police Department phone number is 630-226-8600.

Bolingbrook Police Department News

The Bolingbrook Cop on a Rooftop was held at 245 S. Bolingbrook Dr. on Friday, May 18, 2018. This is only one of several fundraising events hosted by the Bolingbrook Police for Special Olympics. This event raised over $2,000 for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois. We were honored to have local members from the Special Recreation Association appear at this great community outreach program! A sincere thank you to the Dunkin’ Donuts staff and to all of those who donated to help support Special Olympics!

On May 5th, members of the Bolingbrook Police Department were led by Director Teppel in the 14th Annual Chicago Police Memorial Foundation 5K Run to remember the fallen. There were approximately 5,000 participants. Officer Gruben led BPD and finished 22nd overall.

The AMITA Health Bolingbrook St. Paddy's Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk was hosted at the Village of Bolingbrook Town Center March 18th. This was a great event with large tournout. Bolingbrook Police Officers did a stand up job keeping everyone safe, along with the pedestrian and vehicular traffic flowing. Public Safety Director Ken Teppel finished the event in record time!

Bolingbrook Police Department was well represented at the St. Baldrick's fundraiser held at the Bolingbrook Golf Club on March 11th. Bolingbrook 4 Kids was formed by the local police and fire departments to involve the community in our crusade to find a cure! Our Bolingbrook 4 Kids event ranks in the top 40 events in the world!

The Bolingbrook Police Department was well represented at the 2018 Polar Plunge on Saturday, March 10th at Leisure Lake. The BPD won the Top Gun Trophy for most money raised by a Police Department. The funding will go to benefit the Special Olympics of Illinois.

On March 7th the Bolingbrook Fire Department sponsored an event at the new Rock Bottom Restaurant in the Promenade Mall, Bolingbrook. Partial proceeds of the event benefited MDA. Photos: Bolingbrook Fire Pipes and Drums Bolingbrook Deputy Police Chief Mike Rompa and Deputy Fire Chief Trinedad Garza

On March 2nd the Valley View Educational Enrichment Foundation hosted their annual dinner and auctions at the Bolingbrook Golf Club. The foundation generates resources to enhance the quality of education in school district 365U. Public Safety Director Ken Teppel, Deputy Chief Mike Rompa and Commander Rich Hilliard were in attendance.

The Bolingbrook Police Department is proud to announce the Exchange Club Officer of the Year, Officer Nick Higens. In addition to his on-duty achievements, he is an active volunteer with Illinois Special Olympics and the Bolingbrook Police Explorer Program. Officer Higens was honored at the Bolingbrook Golf Club on February 28, 2018.

The Bolingbrook Police Department is proud to announce the VFW Officer of the Year, Officer Traneil Thomas. Officer Thomas is a current School Resource Officer, 15 year veteran and served in the United States Marine Corps. He was honored at the Village Board Meeting on February 27, 2018.

The Bolingbrook Police Department welcomes our newest member, Sergio Pimentel. Officer Pimentel has prior law-enforcement experience and will begin the field training program this week. He is looking forward to serving the citizens of our great community.

Public Safety Director Ken Teppel, Deputy Chief of Police Mike Rompa, School Resource Officers Antonio Tucker and Traneil Thomas all attended the 20th Annual Black History Month Celebration on February 10th at Bolingbrook High School. In photo: Officer Thomas and Fireman Jason Magruder are shown at their respective booths where they provided information and answered questions about their departments.

The Bolingbrook Police Department is now accepting applications for Police Officer.

Bolingbrook Police hosted their 19th Annual Shop with a Cop program at Meijer, 755 E. Boughton Rd. Over 100 Bolingbrook children were treated to a $75 shopping spree courtesy of Meijer. This positive outreach program enables officers to interact with area youth and establish a rapport with each participant. The event truly enhances the holiday spirit within the Bolingbrook community.

Bolingbrook High School Resource Officers John Ivlow and Antonio Tucker were named "Pillars of Valley View". Both were honored at the school district board meeting on December 11th. Bolingbrook High School Principal Jason Pascavage and Assistant Principal Albert Brass acknowledged the officers for their outstanding efforts.

Director Ken Teppel and Deputy Chief Mike Rompa attended the HEART Organization graduation on Friday, December 8, 2017. Judge Ben Braun and Director Teppel were guest speakers. The graduates were commended on their accomplishment and encouraged to utilize the guidance they have been awarded through the program as they move forward as young adults. The HEART is a life changing intervention program which assists youth who are at risk.

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Officer Stephen Alexander, badge #1126. Steve was killed in an automobile crash in New Ross / Wexford, Ireland on December 4th, 2017. Steve’s father, mother, and brother were also killed in the crash. The Alexander family was in Ireland to attend a family funeral. Director Ken Teppel stated, “Steve was an exemplary officer who took great pride in his law enforcement career and who devoted himself to protecting and serving the citizens of Bolingbrook. Steve will be missed by all those who had the pleasure of knowing him and we will forever keep the Alexander family in our thoughts and our prayers.”

Public Safety Director Ken Teppel and Deputy Chief of Police Mike Rompa were invited guests of St. Francis Catholic Church in Bolingbrook to speak to the congregation about safety. Thank you Father Herb, Father Pat and Father Thomas for welcoming us.

The two newest officers of the Bolingbrook Police Department graduated from the Cook County Sheriff's Police Academy today. We proudly welcome Officer White and Officer McQueen. Both officers are eager to provide the highest quality of service to our great community.

Bolingbrook Police supported Catholic Charities and the Northern Illinois Food Bank with a food drive at Saint Francis of Assisi in Bolingbrook. The event supplied approximately 100 families with an array of food items. This was a great outreach event for the community.

The Bolingbrook Fire Department is announcing the 2018 CPR classes being held at Fire Station 5. Please see the flyer below for all dates and times. You can register online at bolingbrook.com/fire. This will hold your spot but you will not be fully registered until payment is received. Payment can be made by check/money order or cash at the Fire Administration office located inside the Village Hall, 375 W. Briarcliff Road. If you have any questions you can call 630-226-8540.

Bolingbrook Police assisted with DuPage Township's Annual Turkey Give Away for families in need. Hundreds of residents were supplied a full Thanksgiving dinner. The meal packages were delivered to each home. This was a great way to start the holiday season in the community.

This morning the Village of Bolingbrook hosted our annual Veteran's Day Ceremony. Mayor Claar unveiled the new Vietnam Veteran's Memorial with a special tribute to Deputy Mayor Leroy Brown who served in Vietnam and was laid to rest yesterday. Police and Fire were there to honor all those who have served, still serve and gave the ultimate for our great country. Thank you to all our veterans!

Will County Emergency Management Agency has a Smart Message Community Alert Network that can notify residents of announcements, notices and public safety non-emergency information right to their cell phone or home phones. For more information and to register your phone number, please visit www.willcountyema.org/emergency-notification-sign-up.