Welcome to

The City of

Savanna, Illinois

333 Chicago Avenue

Savanna, IL 61074


"Savanna Illinois a
Sportsman's Paradise"

Savanna Illinois Police Department

Savanna Illinois Police Department
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Emergency Phone: 911

Non-Emergency: (815) 273-2246
Fax Number: (815) 273-2523
Email: citypolice@savanna-il.us
Mailing Address: 333 Chicago Ave, Savanna, Illinois 61074

From the office of...
The Chief of Police

Welcome to the Savanna Police Department Web Site. We appreciate your visit and hope that you find the information to be helpful and informative. This web site is a part of our commitment to make Savanna a safer place and to make the Savanna Police Department more accessible to the community.

We are excited about this web site and will work hard to provide you with information about the service we provide and what we are doing within the community. We will try to keep you up to date on crime in the community and ways to protect yourself and your family.

We are very proud of the positive impact we have enjoyed while working closely with the community to reduce crime and increase the sense of security and safety to a point that is unprecedented in recent years.

As we move swiftly into the new millennium, it is our commitment to you, that we will continue to work close with our schools, our youths, and our community. We will continue to serve the citizens of Savanna and to focus our priorities on keeping Savanna a safe and fantastic place to live.

I would like to share our Mission Statement with you. I feel this statement says it all about how our police department will continue to serve our community and how we will continue to grow with the community.

Chief Michael Moon

The Savanna Police Department Auxiliary

Do you have what it takes to become a volunteer? Here is a chance for you to give back to your community. The Savanna Police Department has an Auxiliary Police Department unit that assists the police department with many activities. The Auxiliary has assisted the Savanna Police Department with over 100 hours of service since its creation. Currently the Auxiliary consists of five volunteers who receive no compensation for their time.

A monthly meeting is held, in which a business meeting is held and then training is received in areas that the auxiliary performs. Auxiliary police officers also have a ride along program where they can ride with sworn police officers as observers.

Some of the duties that the auxiliary officers perform are: Crime Scene Protection, Traffic Control, Crowd Control, Assisting with Juveniles in Custody and processing arrests, and being called out for emergency or civil disasters. The Auxiliary Police Officers have uniforms and wear a duty belt, but are not armed and have no arrest powers. The Auxiliary provides security for civic events and raise money through donations.

The qualifications needed to join the Auxiliary Police are as follows: Minimum age of 21, valid Illinois Drivers License, no felony convictions or misdemeanor conviction involving moral turpitude, live within 10 miles of the city limits of Savanna, and be physically and mentally capable of performing the duties.

You can pick up an Application for the Auxiliary Police at the Savanna Police Department or by clicking here where you can print out an application for the Auxiliary Police. After completing the application you can then drop off the application at the Savanna Police Department or mail it to:

Savanna Police Department
City of Savanna
333 Chicago Ave,
Savanna, Illinois 61074


Help us stop crime by arresting criminals.
Learn how Crime Stoppers works and how you can earn extra cash.

How does Crime Stoppers work?

Since 1988 the Carroll County Crime Stoppers has been making a positive impact on crime in our area. As the result of tips from anonymous callers, Crime Stoppers has assisted local law enforcement in the arrest of numerous felons; has paid out thousands of dollars in cash rewards and has assisted in the recovery of thousands of dollars in narcotics and stolen property. With the assistance of local media, Crime Stoppers has become well known in Carroll County.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards of up to $1,000.00 to persons who provide information which results in a felony arrest of the apprehension of a fugitive. You don't have to give your name.

The following is a list of the most commonly asked questions about Crime Stoppers.

Who answers the Crime Stoppers tip line?
Highly trained dispatchers at the Carroll County Sheriff's Department answer the Crime Stoppers tip line, 244-STOP (244-7867). Is the Crime Stoppers tip line recorded?
No, the tip line is not recorded and it can not be traced. Your call is completely anonymous.

What is done with the information once it is given to the dispatcher?
Your information is given to the law enforcement agency, which has jurisdiction where the crime occurred. Additionally, all drug information is forwarded to the Blackhawk Area Task Force. Those answering the tip line do not investigate the crimes, they just pass the information on.

If you don't know my name, how do I get paid?
When you call in with information, a short report is written and you are given a code number. If your information leads to a felony arrest, you can claim your reward by supplying that number.

How much money do I get and when do I get paid?
The Carroll County Crime Stoppers Board and president meet every other month and discuss each case to determine the reward amount. There is no set guidelines which determine the amount for a given crime. Once the board agrees on a payment a reward is issued. The caller calls back at a prearranged date and time and arrangements are made to give their code number and receive their reward - no questions asked. Occasionally a meeting would be arranged at some public place where the exchange would be made. The caller must remember the code number.

How is Crime Stoppers funded?
Crime Stoppers is a non-profit organization. The board is made up of concerned citizens who work hard to raise funds. Donations are received from communities, businesses and individuals. Additionally, the law allows a Crime Stopper assessment to be made by the court on those individuals convicted of crimes.

Carroll County Crime Stoppers function is to pass on information regarding criminal activity. Crime Stoppers does not take reports of crimes from victims. If you are the victim of a crime, please report it to the law enforcement agency that has jurisdiction where the crime took place. If it is an emergency, please call 911. If you are not sure who has jurisdiction, fell free to call the Carroll County Sheriff's Department or the Savanna Police Department for assistance.

The Carroll County Crime Stoppers tip line is answered
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

The above information was received from Deputy Ryan Kloepping of the Carroll County Sheriff's Department. If you have any questions about the Carroll County Crime Stoppers, please contact Deputy Ryan Kloepping at the Carroll County Sheriff's Department, (815) 244-9171