1. Patrol
  2. Investigations
  3. Crisis Intervention Team
  4. Animal Control
  5. Financial Crimes
  6. Identity Theft & Credit Card Theft

The Midlothian Police Department Patrol Division provides 24-hour police service to our community of approximately 15,000 residents.  Our Patrol Division is dedicated to enforcing laws and making Midlothian a safe and enjoyable place to live and work.  

The Patrol Division is currently comprised of 20 full time Police Officers and 2 Part-Time Police Officers.  Midlothian Police Department responds to 2,500 calls for service each month.  The Patrol Division is assigned to enforce state law and local laws and ordinances and is the most visible and recognizable division of the department.  

  • Daily duties of a Patrol Officer include: 
  • Responding to calls for service
  • Traffic Enforcement 
  • Accident investigations
  • Crisis intervention
  • Implementing crime prevention strategies and community oriented policing efforts
  • Perform preventative and deterrent patrols

The Midlothian Police Department requires Officers in the Patrol Division to undergo training on a regular basis.  Training includes, but is not limited to crisis intervention, law & procedural updates, use of force, de-escalation, gang enforcement, narcotics investigations, bike patrol, traffic & truck enforcement, and field training of new officers.

Many Officers who serve in the Patrol Division also participate in extra duty assignments as members of Multi-Jurisdictional Mutual Aid Units which are: South Suburban Emergency Response Team (SSERT), Suburban Major Accident Reconstruction Team (SMART), and Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System (ILEAS) Mobile Field Force.  

Regardless of their assignment, Officers in the Midlothian Police Department Patrol Division carry out their duties with an emphasis on proactive policing, integrity, and commitment to those they serve.