Runowski Retirement

Runowski Retirement

Chief Alan Vodicka presents Police Commissioner Robert Runowski with a plaque recognizing his eighteen years of service to the City as a member of the Board of Police and Fire Commission. Nineteen officers were hired and eight officers were promoted during Robert’s tenure on the Board. Robert will be retiring from his position in early …

Officer Lopez Recognized

Officer Lopez Recognized

Chief of Police Alan Vodicka recently presented Officer Alejandro Lopez with a twenty years of service pin in recognition for his service to the City of Hickory Hills. Several Officers were present to recognize Officer Alejandro Lopez’s twenty years of service to the City prior to roll call.

Hickory Hills Police Training

Hickory Hills Police Training

Hickory Hills Police recently completed rapid response training at Glen Oaks School. This training is designed to prepare police and school personnel on how to effectively respond to an active school shooting situation. The Hickory Hills Police participate in these types of training scenarios on an annual basis by alternating the school location to other …

Moraine Valley Community College Recognition

Moraine Valley Community College Recognition

Hickory Hills Mayor Michael Howley and Police Chief Alan Vodicka were recently presented with a plaque of appreciation from Moraine Valley Community College. This plaque recognizes the Police Department for mentoring future young law enforcement professionals who have benefited from the guidance of the criminal justice internship program. The police department has served as an …

McNeff Honored For 25 Years of Service

McNeff Honored For 25 Years of Service

Chief Vodicka recently presented Ingrid McNeff with a twenty five years of service pin recognizing her service to the community. Ingrid serves in the capacity of Animal Warden / Ordinance Enforcement and Vehicle Fleet Maintenance. Ingrid began her career at the Hickory Hills Police Department on January 28th 1990.

Probationary Officer Chicoine

Probationary Officer Chicoine

Newly appointed Probationary Police Officer Scott Chicoine poses for a picture with Chief Alan Vodicka and his parents, Kim and Scott Sr., after he was recently sworn in at a City Council Meeting. Probationary Officer Scott Chicoine is introduced by Police Chief Alan Vodicka to the members of the City Council at a recent City …