Command Staff

Chief Danny D. Langloss, Jr.
dixon-polchief-command.jpgChief Langloss was hired in September 16, 1996 as a patrol officer. Chief Langloss completed his Associates Degree in Law Enforcement at Illinois Central College in East Peoria, Illinois and completed his Bachelors Degree in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration from Western Illinois University with a minor in Psychology in December of 1995. Chief Langloss served in the patrol division until October of 1999 when he was assigned to the investigations division. Chief Langloss was promoted to Sergeant in December of 2005 and spent a short time as Patrol Sergeant before being assigned to Detective Sergeant. He was promoted to Chief of Police on June 1, 2008. In addition to these assignments, Chief Langloss served as a member of the Tactical Response Team and was the Hostage Negotiation Team Commander.

Chief Langloss has a very strong belief in the community policing philosophy and created many of the current community policing programs. Chief Langloss obtained his Masters Degree in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration from Western Illinois University in May of 2010. In September of 2010, Chief Langloss received the Champion for Children Award, which is the highest honor in the State of Illinois from the Children's Advocacy Center of Illinois, for his leadership and commitment to protecting children from sexual abuse.

Lieutenant Clay Whelan
whelanLieutenant Whelan joined the Dixon Police Department on January 2, 1995 as a patrol officer. In March of 1997, he was assigned to the Detective Division until his promotion to Sergeant on January 1, 2000. Whelan worked as a patrol sergeant for six months, and then returned to the Detective Division as Detective Sergeant until December of 2002. On June 5, 2003, Whelan was promoted to Lieutenant, and he assumed the position of Field Services Lieutenant.  In June of 2008, Whelan became the Investigations Lieutenant.  He is responsible for overseeing and leading five investigators, two school resource officers and the civilian staff of the police department.

Lieutenant Whelan previously served on the Department's Tactical Response Team, and is an active member of the SCUBA Team.

Lieutenant Brad Sibley
sibleyLieutenant Sibley began his career with the Dixon Police Department on June 21, 1993. He worked in the patrol division until March of 1998; at which time he was transferred into a Detective assignment. On October 28, 2000, Sibley was promoted to the rank of Sergeant, and assumed the responsibilities of supervising a patrol shift. On June 5, 2003, Sibley transferred into the position of Detective Sergeant. On October 1, 2003, Sibley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. Lieutenant Sibley supervised the Detective Division until June of 2008 when he became the Field Services Lieutenant.  As Field Services Lieutenant, he is responsible for the management and scheduling of the Patrol Division as well as training for the Department.

Lieutenant Sibley has served in many capacities in his tenure on the Dixon Police Department including bicycle patrol, an original member of the Tactical Response Team, as a grant writer, and a latent fingerprint examiner.

 

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