Chief Vodicka recently presented a twenty five years of service pin to Lieutenant Erv Wee Sit. Lt. Wee Sit began his career with the Police Department in October of 1992.
Chief Alan Vodicka recently introduced the Department’s newest recruit, Officer Amy McMahon, to the City Council at a City Council Meeting. Officer McMahon had worked previously for the Village of Chicago Ridge as a Part Time Police Officer. Officer McMahon’s five year old son Landon pinned her star on her uniform during the swearing-in ceremony.
Police Chief Alan Vodicka congratulates Sergeant Adam Gulczynski on his recent promotion. The promotion ceremony took place at the June 22 City Council Meeting. Sergeant Gulczynski is a thirteen year veteran of the Department who served the last ten years as a Detective.
Community Resource Officer Ingrid McNeff retired after 27 years of service to the City of Hickory Hills Police Department. Shown from left to right are Mayor Michael Howley, Ingrid, City Clerk Dee Catizone, and Chief Vodicka.
Chief Vodicka presented a letter of appreciation to Silver Award recipients of Girl Scout Troop 50674 at a recent City Council Meeting. The Scouts were recognized for creating and distributing comfort dolls to local police departments. These small, plush dolls are used to help calm children during traumatic events and criminal investigations. Over one hundred …
Chief Vodicka presented a twenty years of service pin to Sergeant Mark Benaitis at a recent Roll Call. Sergeant Benaitis began his career with the Hickory Hills Police Department on April 7, 1997. During his career, he has served in the capacity as a Federal Task Force Officer, Investigator/Detective, K-9 Officer, and a Field Training …
IRS – Impersonation Telephone Scam Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid promptly through a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer. If the victim refuses to cooperate, they are then threatened with arrest, deportation or suspension of a business or driver’s license. In many cases, the caller becomes …
Hickory Hills Police Commissioner Henry Kman recently administered the Oath of Office for the position of Police Officer to Joseph Murphy at a City Council Meeting. Joseph joined the Department after serving as a Cook County Forest Preserve Police Officer the last four years.
Chief Vodicka recently presented a twenty five years of service pin to Lisa Lorek. Lisa’s contributions to the Department Records Division are extremely noteworthy and reinforce the Mission Statement of our agency.
Chief Vodicka recently presented Lieutenant Timothy Stevens with a 25 years of service pin to the City of Hickory Hills Police Department.