Police Department


The City of Petersburg Police Department is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our citizens through professionally supported and trained police officers. Officers strive to provide an environment that will allow citizens to live and work in a safe and secure community.

Police Chief - Michael Nichols
Assistant Chief - Royce Shamhart 
Officer - Michael Dosier
Officer - Ryne Crowe


If you are witnessing a crime in progress or are experiencing an emergency, please dial 911.


The Petersburg Police department Office is located in City Hall
Non Emergency - (217) 632-7137
Fax - (217) 632-4342

Office Address - 122 S. 6th Street 
                            Petersburg, IL  62675

Mailing Address - P.O. Box 139
                             Petersburg, IL  62675

email - petersburgpd@casscomm.com

Door to Door Solicitors Ordinance click here

Door to Door Solicitors Application click here

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Golf Cart Permit Application click here


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