Police Department

Chief of Police:  Jason Taylor
Deputy Chief:  Sam Gaines
Emergency Dial 911

Non-Emergency Phone: (217) 235-5451
Administration: (217) 258-7901

1710 Wabash Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938

The Mattoon Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency, administered by a Chief of Police and a Deputy Chief, sworn police officers and support staff.

Officers patrol 9.8 square miles within the corporate city limits, serving a population of 18,500. The department conducts criminal investigations and sponsors and participates in public functions and public assistance programs throughout the community.

The Mattoon Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality police service to those who live and work in the City of Mattoon.

We work in collaboration with the community and strive to maintain the utmost level of public safety with the goal of maintaining the quality of life expected within the City of Mattoon.

We provide our service with a commitment to cultivating the public trust by respecting individual rights and striving to be fair, just and responsive to the needs and feelings of our community.

Police Car