ILACP Presidents

PRESIDENTS OF THE ILLINOIS ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE
  • Lawrence J. Benson, Milwaukee Road RR (Chicago)1941
  • T.P. Sullivan, Illinois State Police 1942-49
  • Roger Shanahan, Chicago Park District PD 1950
  • Carl W. Soderlin, River Forest PD 1951
  • Lorenz Schey, Lincolnwood PD 1952
  • Peter J. Geishecker, Evanston PD 1953
  • Ervin F. Boe, Joliet PD 1954
  • Thomas P. Kearin, Oak Park PD 1955
  • Edwin F. Whiteside, Wheeling PD 1956
  • W. Glenn Kerwin, Decatur PD 1957
  • Milan N. Plavsic, Park Forest PD 1958
  • William C. Griffin, Skokie PD 1959
  • Ray A. Welsh, Quincy PD 1960
  • Charles F. Petersen, Western Springs PD 1961
  • Robert Christy, Danville PD 1962
  • Hubert Kelsh, Evanston PD 1962
  • Thomas Boustead, Rockford PD 1963-64
  • John M. Heafner, Alton PD 1965-66
  • Don R. Derning, Winnetka PD 1967
  • Silver Suarez, Springfield 1968
  • Howard A. Heinen, LaGrange PD 1969
  • Victor E. Maul, Addison PD 1970
  • Charles P. Runkel, Jacksonville PD 1971
  • John Braschler, Lansing PD 1972
  • Clarence Emrikson, Niles PD 1973
  • Ronald J. Veiser, Granite City PD 1974
  • George P. Graves, Western Springs PD 1975
  • William O. Brey, Department of Conservation Police 1976
  • Mearl J. Justus, Cahokia PD 1977
  • Harry P. Jenkins, Elk Grove Village PD 1978
  • Eldon L. Quick, Rantoul PD 1979
  • Fred Hayes, Romeoville PD 1980
  • Lewis L. Dreith, Bethalto PD 1981
  • Charles A. Gruber, Quincy PD 1982
  • John Bullaro, West Chicago PD 1983
  • Edward J. Hogan, Carbondale PD 1984
  • William P. Nolan, Homewood PD 1985
  • Roger A. Richards, Fairview Heights PD 1986
  • Robert B. Bonneville, Glencoe PD 1987
  • M.E. "Duke" Gorris, Orland Park PD 1988
  • Carl G. Dobbs, Wheaton PD 1989
  • Charles R. McDonald, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville PD 1990
  • Michael F. Haeger, Wheeling PD 1991
  • James R. Taylor, Normal PD 1992
  • Darrell L. Sanders, Frankfort PD 1993
  • Ronald W. Pavlock, Mt. Prospect PD 1994
  • William J. Burke, Jr., Cook County Sheriff's PD 1995
  • Don Slazinik, O'Fallon Dept of Public Safety 1996
  • Gary J. Schira, Bloomingdale PD 1997
  • Raymond J. Rose, Mundelein PD 1998
  • James L. Roche, St. Charles PD 1999
  • Russell B. Laine, Algonquin PD 2000
  • John J. Millner, Elmhurst PD 2001
  • David T. Weigand, Illinois Commerce Commission PD 2002*
  • Douglas Hayse*, Morris PD 2003
  • F. Thomas Braglia, Elmwood Park PD 2004
  • Robert Jones, Gurnee PD 2005
  • Ignacio "Joe" Pena, East Dundee PD 2006
  • Lawrence C. Burnson, Homewood PD 2007
  • David Bradford, Glen Carbon PD 2008
  • Eric Smith, Sherman PD 2009
  • Patrick O'Connor, Moraine Valley Community College PD 2010
  • R.T. Finney, Champaign PD 2011
  • Timothy Swanson, Momence PD 2012
  • Robert Porter, Downers Grove PD 2012-2014*
  • Fred W. Hayes, Elwood PD 2014-2015*
  • Frank Kaminski, Park Ridge PD 2015-2016*
  • Steven Casstevens, Buffalo Grove PD 2016-2017*
  • James R. Kruger, Jr., Oak Brook PD 2017-2018*
  • Brian Fengel, Bartonville PD, 2018-2019
  • Steven Stelter, Westchester/Indian Head Park, 2019-2020*
  • James R. Black, Crystal Lake, 2020-2021

* Denotes  Past Presidents currently still active as chiefs