MAYOR THOMAS R. STONE SR.
ELECTED: 05/01/03 Second Term 05/01/07 Third Term 05/01/11
POSITION:  MAYOR - CITY OF OREGON

Mayor Stone has been actively working to maintain the quality of living in Oregon.  Mayor Stone is a firm believer in communication with the community and the cooperative effort toward the common goal of a beautiful economically sound City of Oregon. 

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The Oregon Police Department employs 8 full time officers and 1 part-time officer. 
MAYOR: THOMAS R.STONE SR.    
CHIEF OF POLICE:  DARIN J. DEHAAN
SERGEANT RANDY CROPP
APPOINTED:  01/10/00
POSITION: PATROL SUPERVISOR

Sergeant Cropp joined the Oregon Police Department in January of 2000. Prior to employment with us he worked for the Freeport Police Department. Sergeant Cropp is a certified firearms instructor, field training officer and is also a member of the Ogle County Emergency Response Team..
MARY ELLIOTT
Hire Date: August 8th 1997
POSITION:  Administrative Assistant

Mary has the unenviable task of keeping our department
running smoothly.  
LIEUTENANT SHAWN MELVILLE
APPOINTED:  07/01/98
POSITION: DETECTIVE

Lt. Melville has recently been promoted to the position of Detective.  Lt. Melville  handles a majority of the Felony and Drug Investigations for the Oregon Police Department. Lt. Melville is our Field Training Officer Supervisor, a certified firearms instructor, and a gang crime expert.
Lt. Melville is also a member of the Ogle County Emergency Response Team.
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CHIEF Darin J. DeHaan  Hired: 10/14/1996
APPOINTED: as Chief: 06/27/2005
POSITION: CHIEF OF POLICE


I have served the City of Oregon as a police officer for 17 years.  I was hired as a full-time officer in 1996. I worked my way through the ranks of the Oregon Police Department.  From Patrol Officer, Corporal, Sergeant, Detective, Lieutenant, and finally Chief of Police.  I have a Bachelor's Degree in Law Enforcement Administration from WIU.  On June 20th 2008 I completed the requirements and received my Masters of Arts Degree in Public Administration from Northwestern University.  I am also a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Police Staff and Command #192 where I served as Vice-President of my class.
OREGON POLICE DEPARTMENT STAFF
OREGON POLICE DEPARTMENT STAFF
OFFICER BRADLEY CASH
APPOINTED: 06/23/03
POSTITION: PATROL OFFICER

Ofc Cash is currently assigned to Patrol.
CORPORAL JOE BROOKS
HIRE DATE: 05/20/02
POSITION: PATROL SUPERVISOR
POSITION: K-9 OFFICER
PARTNER: Oz - Retired
Cpl. Brooks was our K-9 handler. He continues his duties as Evidence Room Supervisor and Shift Supervisor.
Oz Recently retired.

OFFICER MATTHEW KALNINS
APPOINTED: 04/10/06
POSITION: PATROL OFFICER

Matt is originally from Oregon where he graduated from Oregon High School in 2001. Matt was previously employed as a Correctional Officer with the Ogle County Sheriff's Department. Matt is our control tactics instructor. He is also a member of the ILEAS Mobile Field Force. 
OFFICER: RICH WILKINSON
APPOINTED: 10/018/07
POSITION: PATROL OFFICER

Officer Wilkinson has over 18 years of law enforcement experience with several of those years in investigations. He brings a lot of skill and knowledge to the Oregon Police Department.
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OFFICER JOSH FILLERS
APPOINTED: 04/25/05
POSITION: PATROL OFFICER

Josh dedicated the two years of his career serving in the local narcotics task force. We are proud of the work he was able to accomplish while he served.
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