Ottawa Police Department

  • Agency: Ottawa Police Department
  • Address: 301 West Madison Street, Ottawa, 61350 IL
  • Chief: Brian Zeilman (Chief of Police)
Phone: 815-433-0161
Fax: 815-433-2270

Ottawa Police Department is located at 301 West Madison Street, Ottawa, 61350 IL. The Chief of Police of the department is Brian Zeilman. The Ottawa Police Department phone number is 815-433-0161.

Ottawa Police Department News

Make sure to stop into the Ottawa Police Department between 3PM-5PM during the Downtown Trick or Treating on Halloween. There will be candy and the opportunity to have your photo taken with the Officers!!!👻👻👻👮‍♂️👮‍♀️🕵️‍♂️

The City of Ottawa will be accepting applications to establish a Patrol Officer Register. Applications will be available on 10/1/18.

**** Public Awareness **** The Ottawa Police Department just had 3 overdoses within the last 30 minutes from the same batch of heroin. We are asking anyone to please share this information with any addicts for their safety. Thank you. - Chief Roalson

The Ottawa Police Department is attempting to identify the pictured female in connection to a theft from an elderly victim that occurred inside Walmart in Ottawa on 6/5/18. Please contact Det. M. Hoster with the Ottawa Police Department with any information related to the pictured females identity by calling 815-433-2131 or by email at Please share but do not comment on this post.

If anyone lost some fishing gear in the area of East Norris Drive over the weekend, please contact the Ottawa Police Department.

City of Ottawa Information: Madison Street Closure:



There have been reports of counterfeit currency use in the area. Please pay attention to all bills received. They may be in the form of all denominations $1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100. If you receive any counterfeit money please notify the Police Department at (815)433-2131. Things to be aware of: -Asian writings -Duplicate Serial numbers (when multiple received at once) -Feel of the bill, may be more smooth/rough than normal -Thickness of bill -May or may not pass the counterfeit detection pen test -Micro Printing -Colored Micro Fibers -Security Thread / Ribbon -Watermark -Color Shifting Ink ****Ottawa Police Department requests you do not comment on posts. If you have any information regarding an ongoing investigation or to report a crime call the Police Department at (815)433-2131. If you have an emergency call 911****