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Deputy Chief of Police

     Deputy Chief Michael Keating
phone: 708.615.6221
email: mkeating@forestpark.net

The Deputy Chief of Police assists the Chief of Police in planning, budgeting, public relations and staff supervision. The Deputy Chief performs the duties of the Chief of Police during his absence. Duties of the Deputy Chief also include the handling of complaints against police personnel. The Deputy Chief assures that all complaints are investigated in a timely and fair manner. The Deputy Chief of Police is actively involved in the hiring process for police officers and civilian employees, and the transfer, suspension, or discharge of personnel.