Park Police & Safety

Fon du Lac Park District Police Department
Located at Carl Spindler Campground/Marina
3701 N. Main Street, East Peoria, IL 61611
River Mile Marker 165.3

 Emergency assistance: 911
Non-emergency phone:  (309) 698-4700
Michael Johnson, Chief of Police

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The Fon du Lac Park District Police is dedicated to providing a safe and enjoyable environment for the residents and visitors of our parks and facilities located in the City of East Peoria. We work in partnership with the East Peoria Police Department and citizens we serve to ensure and promote dignity, respect, and a safe and secure environment for all our visitors. If you would like to report any vandalism or wrongdoing, please feel free to email --your suggestions are also appreciated.
The objective of the Fon du Lac Park District Police Department is to enforce the philosophy of “Community Policing” and to ensure all park district rules and regulations, city and state laws are enforced within our community. We strive to maintain the highest degree of training of our officers in order to better serve the Fon du Lac Park District and the City of East Peoria.
Patrol Duties Include:
   ♦ Routine squad patrol/traffic enforcement
   ♦ Playground and park patrol
   ♦ River patrol and rescue operations
   ♦ Criminal investigations
   ♦ Nature preserve and walking trail patrol
   ♦ Inter-agency support to EPPD, TCSO, US COAST GUARD, & IDNR
River Boat Patrols & Rescue:
The Fon du Lac Park Police Department provides active patrols and initial law enforcement and rescue response to all types of incidents on the Illinois River within its jurisdiction.
In addition, our department works in conjunction with the Illinois Conservation Police, US Coast Guard, and the Tazewell County Sheriffs Department in providing law enforcement and rescue response through an inter-agency agreement.  This agreement increases our ability to more effectively provide security to all ports, infrastructures, and key facilities located along the Illinois River between River Mile Markers 139.6 to 181.3.
The Fon du Lac Park District Police recently acquired a 30’ Monark boat equipped for quick response to incidents on the river.  The department also operates a 26’ Ribcraft Response boat.  Both vessels are equipped with VHF/UHF radios, a Starcom radio, night vision equipment, and defibrillator.


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