The Village of Bull Valley Police Department was established in 1977 and is located in the Historical Stickney House at 1904 S. Cherry Valley Road in Bull Valley.  The Police Department’s mission is to protect the lives and property of the village residents and businesses and to provide a safe environment through established police protocol, community policing and highly trained and experienced Police Officers.  The Bull Valley Police Department works closely with the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department, McHenry County Conservation District, Illinois State Police, surrounding police agencies and federal law enforcement.

      Village & Police Administrator, Rich Vance oversees the Bull Valley Police Department.  He can be reached at 815-459-4728 or via email

We are proud of our Dedicated Officers and Support Staff.
  • Lead Homicide Investigator, Detective Mark Schneider
  • Firearms and Use of Force Instructor, Officer Ken Hoffman
  • Truck and Accident Officer, Al Antoni
  • Training, Evidence and Forensics Officer, Tracy Dickens
  • Admin. Assist., Police records, Hannah Lindner
  • Intern Jonah Carman

We are proud of our Dedicated Officers and Support Staff
  • Ken Hoffman
  • Al Antoni
  • Kevin O'Connor
  • Detective Mark Schneider
  • Tracy Dickens

Police Department Information:
  • Call 911 for Emergencies and Crimes in Progress and Unsafe Road Conditions
  • Non-emergency number (815) 459-4728
  • Fax number (815) 459-4791
  • Email address:
  • Mailing address: P. O. Box 553, Bull Valley, IL 60098
  • Remember, reporting false or malicious information to the Police is a crime.
        Our Police Department provides a House Watch Program for all residents.  Any Village of Bull Valley resident may notify our Police Department of a period of time during which they will be away from home by completing the House Watch Program form* or by sending an email from the Contact Us page.  The police will visit the property during each shift during the resident’s absence.

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