Lieutenant Rattigan Retires

Lieutenant Rattigan Retires

Lieutenant Michael Rattigan poses with Chief of Police Alan Vodicka on his last day at work on May 2nd. Mike has served the City for over twenty eight years. During his tenure, Mike served as a Sergeant in the Patrol Division, a Detective, the Coordinator of the Field Training Program, the Supervisor of the Detective …

Sergeant Erv Wee Sit Staff and Command Class

Sergeant Erv Wee Sit Staff and Command Class

Sergeant Erv Wee Sit poses with Chief Vodicka after he received his certificate of successful completion of Northwestern University Traffic Safety Institute School of Police Staff and Command Class # 385 on January 15, 2016. The School prepares law enforcement managers for senior positions by combining academic principles with practical applications. Since the program launched …

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 …