Quincy Police Department Team
Our police personnel are trained to provide a wide variety of services and to help solve problems 24 hours a day while working in partnership with the community.
I am proud and blessed to have the opportunity to work for the City of Quincy as your chief of police. Our police department employs talented, hard-working men and women who are dedicated to protecting and serving our community. Focusing on community policing and procedural justice concepts, our police officers are dedicated to working with citizens to identify and resolve issues; all with the goal of providing a safe environment for our residents and visitors to live, work and recreate. If there is anything we can do to enhance the safety and security of our city, please let us know. Thank you.
The Deputy Chief of Operations oversees all personnel assigned to the Operations Division of the Quincy Police Department. In this position, I coordinate special detail assignments of both on-duty and off-duty officers and assign officers as required. The Deputy Chief of Operations assists and advises the Chief of Police in formulating and coordinating, departmental planning, policies, and procedures. The Deputy Chief of Operations is the public information officer of the police department and represents the department at public and private gatherings to explain and elaborate on its activities and functions within the police department. The Deputy Chief of Operations is also the Internal Affairs officer of the department and is responsible for investigating all internal and external complaints of officers violating any laws, department rules or department policies.
As the Deputy Chief of Administrative Services, I serve as the financial officer and assume responsibility for the departmental fiscal management function including coordinating, preparing, and administering the department budget and coordinating the expenditure of department funds. I direct, control, and assume responsibility for the requisition and purchase of departmental equipment and supplies and serve as the custodian of all agency-owned property. My responsibilities also include supervising the purchasing assistant, payroll coordinator, central records supervisor, administrative services sergeant, and the professional administrative assistant to the Chief of Police. I oversee the investigative section, evidence unit, school resource officers, task force unit, and our housing officer.
The Office Administrator performs a wide variety of specialized and responsible secretarial and administrative support duties to provide for the efficient operation of the Office of the Chief of Police, the Deputy Chief of Administration, and the Deputy Chief of Operations. This position is the first point of contact for the administration offices. Responsibilities include handling requests for ride-alongs with patrol officers, coordinating special events throughout the year, coordinating administrative calendars and meetings, maintaining departmental files and records, and coordinating policy and procedure reviews and revisions.
The records supervisor is responsible for the proper and accurate care and safekeeping of all records, books, and files pertaining to the work of the police department. The records supervisor ensures that the Central Records employees maintain a complete and accurate file of all complaints of crime known to the police department to enable the compilation of periodic reports of offenses and persons charged, according to the Uniform Standards of Crime Reporting, as required by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the State of Illinois. Other key functions are to receive and respond to Freedom of Information Act requests, dissemination of criminal history records and shall ensure that the department remains in compliance with the federal and state Privacy and Security Acts, review CFNs for NIBRS compliance, upload cases monthly to the state repository to ensure compliance, prepare pre and post news releases with STEP detail dates and information, track tickets per grant guidelines, and upload information to the state for racial profiling daily for any tickets written.