Click to Home

Go To Search

Village News

Posted on: April 24, 2018

Phillip J. Smith was unanimously appointed as Montgomery’s new Chief of Police at the Village Board

Phillip J. Smith was unanimously appointed as Montgomery’s new Chief of Police at the Village Board Meeting at the April 23rd Board Meeting. He has been serving as Chief of Police in Berkeley, Illinois for the past four years, and will be succeeding Chief Daniel J. Meyers who is retiring April 30th.  Chief Smith’s appointment will be effective as of May 1, 2018.

Smith has an impressive 27 years of experience in law enforcement.  During his 23-year career with the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office he served in diverse roles, including Deputy Sheriff, Narcotics Investigator, Detective, Sergeant and Police Operations Commander.  His experience also includes eight years as the Tactical Commander for a multi-jurisdictional Tactical Response Team.

Smith holds a Master of Arts in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration from Western Illinois University.  He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University’s Executive Management Program and the School of Police Staff and Command. 

In making this appointment, Village President Matt Brolley stated, “Phil Smith has had an extensive law enforcement career that has prepared him well to serve as Chief of Police for the Village of Montgomery.  He is a proven professional with the education, experience and leadership skills necessary to lead our Police Department.  We look forward to working with him as we continue to move Montgomery forward.”

Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in Village News

Road Closures and Detours for Hill Avenue

Posted on: September 20, 2018

Leaf Collection for 2018

Posted on: September 20, 2018

Community Garage Sale Ads

Posted on: September 17, 2018

Montgomery Property Tax Rebates

Posted on: September 12, 2018

Fall Hydrant Flushing

Posted on: September 12, 2018

Electric Aggregation Program Update

Posted on: September 11, 2018

Riverside Cemetery Walk

Posted on: September 7, 2018

Montgomery Community Garage Sale

Posted on: August 29, 2018

National Night Out August 7th

Posted on: July 27, 2018