Message from Chief Dite
On behalf of the Morris Police family, I would like to welcome you to our internet homepage. I am honored to have the privilege to serve this beautiful and unique riverfront community as Chief of Police. The hardworking men and women of this department are driven by their service to the community, their pride in their work and their ability to honor the integrity of the police profession.
The Mission of the Morris Police Department is to provide a safe, discrimination-free environment for all the people of our community.
The Morris Police Department is committed to:
As you tour our website, I hope you will find information that is interesting, useful, and valuable. The purpose of this website is to reach out to community members and other interested parties in order to efficiently provide them with accurate and updated information.
Below you will see recent news releases, upcoming events, and other activities associated with the Morris Police Department. Along the side you will find links to department personnel, employment information, and various crime prevention programs.
I want to thank you for visiting the Morris Police Department’s web page, and I welcome your comments and suggestions; your input is important to the Morris Police Department!
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One of the goals of the Morris Police Department is to reduce accidents in our community. This is achieved by a dedicated traffic unit as well as regular patrols. In 2009 the Morris Police Department handled 546 accidents on public roadways. That number fell to 358 in 2010, 359 in 2011 and to 342 in 2012..
Citizen's Police Academy
The Morris Police Department is looking for people interested in participating in the 2014 Morris Citizen's Police Academy. The 22nd Academy will start Wednesday, March 5th. Applications need to be received for processing no later than Friday, February 14th.
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Freedom of Information Act:
Freedom of Information Requests are to be directed to: Sheri Simms
You can contact Sheri at 815-941-5239 or email@example.com.