The Village of Machesney Park is proudly patrolled and protected by the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department, Machesney Park Division. As with many aspects of the Village of Machesney Park, the policing is contracted out to the county. The Machesney Park Division is housed at Village Hall, 300 Roosevelt Rd, and can be accessed by citizens during normal operating hours Monday-Friday from 8:00 am-4:30 pm.
To access the police department, please follow the signs around the East side of Village Hall. You may also contact the Machesney Park Division via the non-emergency line at 815-877-5519.
Public Safety Coordinator
Public Safety Supervisor Tammie Stanley is a 15 year veteran of the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminology and a Master of Business Administration. Additionally, Lieutenant Stanley has completed Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University.
Lieutenant Stanley worked in the community oriented policing unit, supervised the unit and is still focused on fostering community oriented policing strategies and developing community partnerships. She implemented Coffee with a Cop, Shop with a Cop and Fill the Bus at Target and Meijer in Machesney Park and many other programs. She also played an integral role in the police department’s Explorer Program.
In recognizing her dedication to law enforcement, Lieutenant Stanley was the recipient of the Officer of the Year in 2008 and 2018. She also received the Outstanding Contributor of the Year for 2018 for her help with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers.
Lieutenant Stanley is an avid volleyball, basketball and softball player. Her happy place is in the gym working out. In her spare time she loves to watch the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Cubs.
Contacting the Sheriff’s Department
If you see something suspicious, please SPEAK UP! If you need a Deputy and it is not an emergency, please call 815-282-2600 and you will be connected to the Sheriff’s Department’s 9-1-1 Center. You can also reach WCSD-MPPD at Village Hall during normal business hours at 815-877-5519.
- If you have a police, fire, or medical emergency always call 9-1-1.
As a reminder it is no longer legal to operate a motor vehicle and use a cell phone unless you are using a Bluetooth or some other type of hands free device. It is also illegal to text while driving.