City of Galena
Eric Hefel
Chief of Police
311 North Bench Street
P 815.777.2131
Emergency phone: 911
Non-emergency Email:


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.



Code Red Emergency Notification System

Frequently Asked Ordinance Questions

Residence Security Checks

Ride Along Program

Galena Police Employment

Shared Principles of Policing

Vacation Rental Complaint Form


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