Please come enjoy the Pumpkin Festival September 22 through September 24, 2017 in downtown Warren Illinois.

 

Overview

Warren was founded in 1843 by Alexander Burnett.  Warren was then incorporated in 1857 and today is a town of 1428 citizens.  Warren is located in JoDaviess County on Scenic Stagecoach Trail and State Highway 78.  Warren is approximately 1 mile from the Wisconsin border.  The County Seat of JoDaviess County is Galena.

The Warren Police Department is committed to protecting and serving our community.  The officer’s work hard using pro-active measures to ensure that Warren is a safe community to live in.

The Department is comprised of 3 Full-time officers, 11 Part-time officers and 1 civilian.

Following are a few of the people who have served in the capacity of Chief of Police:

Bryan A. Bohnsack July 10, 2000 – Present
LeRoy C. Behrens, Jr. May 23, 1994 – April 30, 2000
Ronald Gaulke October 1, 1981 – May 1, 1994
Arthur Walker October 23, 1978 – April 30, 1981
Greg Wallis April 24, 1978 – November 8, 1978
Kenneth Oefelein February 9, 1976
George McRae May 1, 1967 – November 24, 1975
Leslie Schwitz May 7, 1965 – 1967

Some of the buildings used as a Police Department are: The basement of the Community Building back in the 1800’s, the building beside the Warren Library on Burnett Avenue which now houses the Historical Society, the Village Hall on Cole Street and our new location on Anson Street.