About Us


The Rantoul Police Department proudly services the Village of Rantoul; a diverse and emerging community of approximately 12,500 residence. The Village is located in east central Illinois along interstate 57 just minutes away from Champaign-Urbana and the University of Illinois.

The Rantoul Police Department is a progressive and innovative law enforcement agency, possessing a strong value system that emphasizes providing services with respect, integrity and pride. Our Mission is to maintain the safety of our citizens, to preserve the peace, to protect property, and to improve the quality of life in the Village of Rantoul. The Department consists of 38 employees, 31 of which are sworn police officers. The Department is divided into two service divisions, with a Deputy Chief overseeing each division. The Operations Division is led by Deputy Chief Rodney Sullivan and the Administrative Division is led by Deputy Chief Justin Bouse