Department History

Celebrating 26 Years of Dedicated Police Services!

The Prospect Heights Police Department became operational October 1, 1990 with
  • 1 Chief
  • 1 Records Clerk.
  • 1 Secretary
  • 3 Sergeants
  • 14 Patrol Officers

Past Chiefs of Police

  • James Zawlocki 2019-2022
  • Alan Steffen 2016-2018
  • James Dunne 2011-2015
  • Bruce Morris 1998-2010
  • Robert Bonneville 1990-1998

Prior to that date, police services were provided through a contract with the Cook County Sheriff's Police Department.

In 1996, the department moved into a new modern facility at 

14 E. Camp McDonald Road

Prospect Heights, Illinois 60070

Commitment to Raising the Quality of Life

The Prospect Heights Police Department is committed to raising the quality of life in the community and works very closely with the public in providing a wide range of programs and information.