The Rockford Police Department is under the command of Interim Chief Randy Berke and has an authorized strength of 302 sworn officers. Rockford Police Department members are committed to reducing crime and enhancing the quality of life through an active partnership with our community.


Emergency: 911

Non-Emergency (Requesting an officer response): 815-966-2900

Administration, Community Services, Detective Bureau, District 1, District 2, District 3, Patrol, Shift Commander, Traffic, Domestic Violence, Evidence and Property, Records, Recruiting, Narcotics:



District Stations

Administration Headquarters and District 3 Station:

557 S. New Towne Drive, Rockford, IL 61108

District 1 Station:

1045 W. State Street, Rockford, IL 61102

District 2 Station:

1410 Broadway, Rockford, IL 61104

Front Desk Hours:  Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Saturday:  CLOSED as of August 7, 2021

The Fire and Police Commission

The Fire and Police Commission oversees hiring and promotions within the Rockford Police and Fire Departments.

The Police and Fire Commission is comprised of Sam Schmitz, Ingrid Hargrove and Rudy Valdez.
If you’re interested in a career with the Rockford Police Department visit our recruiting site by clicking here.

Please call 815-319-6000 to contact the Winnebago County Jail.