200 South Jefferson Street
Jerseyville, IL 62052
P: (618) 498-2131
F: (618) 498-2135
Jerseyville Police Department Mission Statement
The mission of the Jerseyville Police Department is to work in partnership with the community to protect life and property, solve neighborhood problems, enforce laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear, and enhance the quality of life in or city.
The Jerseyville Police Department’s top priority is public safety. the Jerseyville Police Department is staffed with 15 professionally trained sworn officers and six Telecommunicators, operating 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
The telecommunications center is the heart of the police department and provides dispatching services for the police and fire department in the City of Jerseyville.
The Jerseyville Police Department has many services and programs. The JPD continues to educate kids on the dangers of alcohol and tobacco and reinforces positive life choices through our DARE program. The DARE officer is also the School Resource Officer. The JPD conducts the Christmas For Kids event yearly, Conducts business and residential security checks, vehicle lockouts, offers funeral escorts, gives drug information presentations and constantly monitors illegal drug activity through undercover drug enforcement. In addition, the JPD has an officer assigned to a multijurisdictional Child Exploitation Task Force where numerous arrests have been made due to the initiative of our JPD officer. The JPD will continue to strive to serve the City of Jerseyville and its residents without hesitation and with the utmost professionalism.