Department News

The Montgomery Police Department actively engages with the community, school districts, and local nonprofits. Annually the Department hosts various educational and fun special events, hosts outdoor meet and greets with the Officers, raises money for the Special Olympics, and coordinates their annual Shop with a Cop to support local families in need. 

Check back for more information on upcoming dates and event schedules.  

Be the Change Montgomery Police Department Recruitment Flyer 2022

We seek passionate change-makers interested in law enforcement to join our team. Recent graduates, second career seekers, military, reservists, veterans, and lateral transfers are welcome and encouraged to test with the Montgomery Police Department.

The Village of Montgomery offers fantastic benefits starting on day one of employment. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, 11 paid holidays and sick days, 12-hr. shifts with alternating weekends off (Friday, Saturday, Sunday), an onsite 24-hour fitness facility, a relaxed tattoo policy, wellness incentives, tuition reimbursement, and Tier II Downstate IL Pension. 



Commander Diaz | MS in Criminal Justice | May 2022
The Montgomery Police Department is proud to announce the graduation of Commander Ismael Diaz with a Master of Science in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Leadership and Administration. Commander Diaz received his diploma Sunday, May 8, from Aurora University. We are proud of our Police Department Leadership and their demonstration of excellence and commitment to continuous self-improvement. Congratulations Ish!

Ismael Diaz

Shop with a Cop

Shop with a Cop

Coffee for Champions

Coffee for Campions

Montgomery Fest | Chalk & Cops

Chalk with Cops
Girl Scout Cops

Local School, Camp, and Scout Groups Tours
The Montgomery Police Department welcomes community groups to tour the facility for an educational visit. Contact to find out more. 

Each year our Police Department hosts various events for the community to encourage POSITIVE POLICE interaction and provide education to our youngest residents on safety, emergency planning, and careers in law enforcement. 

Mark Your Calendars for Our Popular FREE Events Held Each Year

First Tuesday in August | 6-8P | Various Locations

Saturday of Montgomery Fest Weekend | 10A-12P | River St.

Second Sunday in October (weekends and times may vary)