City of Ottawa, Illinois

The Ottawa Police Department currently consists of 33 sworn Police officers and 10 non-sworn telecommunicators, records and parking enforcement personnel. Of the sworn personnel, excluding administrative personnel, 24 are currently assigned to the Patrol Division, 4 to the Detective Division, and 2 to the public schools as School Resource/DARE Officers.

It is the mission of the Ottawa Police Department to provide law enforcement services with integrity and dedication.

To preserve life, property, and the individual rights guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States.

To work in partnership with citizen groups and the community as a whole to enhance the quality of life in the City of Ottawa.

To prevent the commission of criminal acts when possible and to fully investigate crimes when the occur and apprehend the criminal offenders.

And to earn the respect of the citizens of Ottawa and all individuals by maintaining a professional, knowledgeable and well-trained police force which is recognized for its' fairness, tolerance and equality in the discharge of its law enforcement duties.

Chief Brent Roalson
301 West Lafayette Street
Ottawa, Illinois 61350
815-433-2131 Phone
815-433-4600 Fax
E-Mail

Captain David Gualandri
301 West Lafayette Street
Ottawa, Illinois 61350
815-433-2131 Phone
815-433-4600 Fax
E-Mail

Captain Mike Kessinger
301 West Lafayette Street
Ottawa, Illinois 61350
815-433-2131 Phone
815-433-4600 Fax
Email

Thomas G. Ganiere
Commissioner of Public Health & Safety
301 West Madison Street
Ottawa, Illinois 61350
815-433-0161 Ext. 137 Phone
815-433-2270 Fax
E-Mail