Police - City of Galena


Eric Hefel
Chief of Police
311 North Bench Street
P 815.777.2131
Emergency phone: 911
Email: ehefel@cityofgalena.org

Non-emergency Email: galenapd@cityofgalena.org




Mission Statement

The Galena Police Department is dedicated to the protection and security of all citizens and, in partnership with the community, to providing quality public safety services while affording dignity and respect to every individual.

The Galena Police Department will be a totally integrated Community Oriented Policing Agency committed to a partnership with our citizens. All members of the department will strive for high performance and continuous growth in a value driven organization.


The City of Galena
101 Green Street
Galena, Il 61036
T 815.777.1050
F 815.777.3083
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. M-F
About Us
The City of Galena is located in the unglaciated area of Northwest Illinois. Our rolling hills, history, 19th century architecture and opportunities for year round outdoor recreation attract nearly a million visitors a year. Galena is a safe, healthy and vibrant place to raise a family, start a business or enjoy retirement. Click here for a short video about Galena’s unique lifestyle.
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