City of Galena

Jerry Westemeier

Alderperson At Large

Jerry Westemeier


Phone: 815.777.0160


103 North Hickory Street
Galena, Illinois 61036

Term End

May 2027


Jerry was born and raised in Galena. He retired in 2013 after 27 years of service with the City of Galena Police Department.  He served as Chief of Police the last 11 years of his employment.  Jerry also served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Jerry is a member of the Galena VFW, Galena Elks, American Legion, and Eagle's Club.  In his free time, he enjoys coaching high school softball and golfing. He is an inductee of the Dubuque Fast Pitch Softball Hall of Fame.

Jerry is married to Debbie and has two children, Stacy and Jeremy (deceased). 

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