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Our mission: Promote and enhance positive development of all segments of our community, contribute to the overall economic stability of our city, and help businesses prosper and grow.

Member of the Quarter - August 2017

Villa Grove Emergency Services Department and Facilities

24 Hours a Day / 7 Days a Week

Police: (217) 832-2521 / (217) 832-2511
Fire (217) 832-8500



Chief of Police

Dennis Gire


City of Newman Police Office

Nate Burton


Villa Grove Police Officer

Cole Tibbetts


Villa Grove Police Officer

Mike Bradley


Villa Grove Police Officer

Jeff Bachman


Police Dispatcher

Beth Elston


Fire Chief:  Mike Broeker  |  Asst. Fire Chief:  Ross Elston |  Captain:  Chuck Black

Lieutenants:  Chris Elston, Pat Lake, Derek Rasmussen

Members:  Dakota Adams | Chester Akers | Ben Brown | Ryan Conlon |Beth Elston| Billy Mitsdarfer | Charlie Mitsdarfer | Huntur Orwick | Donny Patton | Isaiah Poe | Tyler Rhodes | Scott Smith

Explorer:  Bergen Lighty

Villa Grove Fire Department is a volunteer fire department and also has certified First Responders.

Villa Grove Emergency Service Center