Police Department 311 S Main Street
Wauconda, IL 60084
Non-Emergency Dispatch

Police Department

DocumentValuesIn partnership with the Wauconda community, the Wauconda Police Department offers investigative, preventative, and community policing designed to protect and serve Wauconda area residents and visitors. Each officer pledges to fairly and competently enforce the laws with integrity and professionalism at all times. 

PersonnelThe Wauconda Police Department provides public safety services to the Wauconda community 24 hours a day. The Police Department is divided into three divisions - Patrol, Investigations, and Administration.  The Wauconda  Police Department has several specialty positions filled by sworn officers and detectives. Those positions include: School Resource Officer, Lake County Metropolitan Enforcement Group (MEG), Lake County Gang Task Force, Lake County Major Crimes Unit, Lake County Major Crash Team, bicycle officer, and a Public Information Officer. In addition, the Administrative division includes the Chief, Deputy Chief, Community Services Officers, and various other Support Services positions. 

Wauconda Police Department Organizational Chart
2024 Entry-Level Police Officer Candidate Final List
Lateral Transfer Police Officer Application Packet
Internet Purchase exchange location

With the increasing popularity of Facebook sales and other buying and selling apps WPD offers the use of our parking lot to conduct such exchanges. The area is video recorded for your protection.

We encourage our residents or anyone who participates in these types of transactions in the area to take advantage of this location. Please don't meet strangers at private residences or in areas that you are unfamiliar with.

Frontline Public Safety Solutions
The Wauconda Police Department now offers an easy-to-use online form to request Vacation Watch, provide details for Pet Management, and advise of Over Night Parking. By clicking on the Frontline Public Safety Solutions logo, you will be directed to the Wauconda Police Department submission landing page. 

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Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Notification System. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.
Sign up today and you will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how.

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Contact UsDavid Wermes
Chief of Police

John Combs
Deputy Chief of Police

Tom Robertson

Alejandra Guerrero
Executive Assistant