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City of Warrenville
28W701 Stafford Place
Warrenville, IL 60555
Ph: 630-393-9427
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Warrenville Police Department Mission

To remain dedicated to serving the community with uncompromising integrity and moral values.

With professionalism and compassion, the department strives to reduce crime, foster community partnership, and sustain public trust.


Meet the Chiefs
Chief Raymond Turano
was appointed Warrenville Chief of Police in January of 2007. The Warrenville Police Department consists of 33 full-time police officers, 5 part-time police officers, and 8 civilian employees. The department is organized into two divisions: Administration and Investigations, and Operations. The Warrenville Police Department provides around the clock police patrol services to its residents, as well as providing highly specialized services. Specialized services include: criminal investigations, forensic evidence processing, major accident reconstruction, a Canine Unit, Traffic Safety Enforcement Unit, and a Problem Oriented Policing Unit. Additionally, members of the Warrenville Police Department serve on multi-jurisdictional task forces including: DuPage County Major Crimes Task Force (MCTF), DuPage County Accident Reconstruction Taskforce (DuCART), FIAT Special Weapons and Tactics (FIAT/SWAT), Northern Illinois Police Alarm System (NIPAS), and the Greater Metropolitan Auto Theft Task Force.

Chief Turano began his law enforcement career in 1976 with the Elmhurst Police Department. There, he served as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Criminal Investigations Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Tactical Unit Sergeant, Patrol Commander, and Commander of the Criminal Investigations Division. Additionally, Chief Turano served as a both an investigator and investigations team leader with the DuPage County Major Crimes Task Force. Chief Turano retired from the Elmhurst Police Department in 2007, upon being selected for the Warrenville Chief position. Currently, Chief Turano serves on the Executive Board of Directors with the DuPage County Major Crimes Task Force, and is the Chairman of the Executive Board of FIAT/SWAT.

Chief Turano earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Management, from Aurora University, a Master of Arts Degree in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, from Western Illinois University and is a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command. Chief Turano has facilitated criminal justice college courses at Lewis University and several accredited on-line universities. Chief Turano is an active member of the DuPage County Chiefs of Police Association, the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police

Deputy Chief David Schar is a 24-year veteran of the Warrenville Police Department, and has served as the Deputy Chief of Operations since April of 2011. As the Deputy Chief of Operations he oversees the Patrol Division. The Division consists of 32 full-time sworn officers, 6 part-time officers, and 2 non-sworn (civilian) officers (Community Service Officer, Animal Control Officer).

Deputy Chief Schar is a graduate of Benedictine University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. David graduated from the Police Staff and Command program at Northwestern University Center for Public Safety, in June of 2003. Additionally, Deputy Chief Schar holds a Master of Arts Degree in Organizational Leadership from Judson University.

During his career at the Warrenville Police Department, Deputy Chief Schar has worked in the capacity of a Field Training Officer, D.A.R.E. Officer, Patrol Supervisor, Evidence Technician Supervisor, Bicycle Patrol Supervisor and the Deputy Chief of Administrative Services.

Deputy Chief Jeff Jacobson is a 15-year veteran of the Warrenville Police Department, and has served as the Deputy Chief of Administration and Investigation since September of 2013. As the Deputy Chief of Administration and Investigation, he oversees the Records Division, which consists of 4 full-time Records Assistants, 1 full-time Community Service Technician; and the Investigations Division, which consists of 1 Sergeant, 3 Detectives, and 2 Problem Oriented Police Officers.

Deputy Chief Jacobson is a graduate of the University of Dubuque with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. During his career at the Warrenville Police Department, Deputy Chief Jacobson has worked in the capacity of a Patrol Officer, undercover drug enforcement agent, tactical officer, Detective, Patrol Supervisor, Detective Sergeant, and a member of the DuPage County Major Crimes Task Force (MCTF) and the Felony Investigations Assistance Team (FIAT).

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Police Department
Police Department

3S245 Warren Ave.
Warrenville, IL 60555

Ph: 630-393-2131
Fx: 630-393-4071
Confidential Tip Line: 630-393-5757

Lobby Hours
Monday - Friday
7 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Saturday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday
Closed

City Holidays
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