About Us

Message From Chief Chris Modrusic


I would like to personally welcome you to the Pontoon Beach Police Department web page. I would also like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and the members of our police department. I am Chief Chris Modrusic. I was appointed Chief of Police in March, 2015. I have been employed with the Pontoon Beach Police Department since April 1995. The police department consists of Sergeant Rich Schardan, Sergeant John Simmons, Detective Rich Carney, Officer James Autery, Officer Chris Hartman, Officer Aaron Morgan, Officer Robert Ficker, Officer Larry Brantley, Officer Michael Williams, Officer Jill Ravanelli, Officer Todd Irvin, Officer Chris Warren, Officer Timothy Jones, Dispatcher Greg Heintz, Dispatcher Dawn Hayes, Dispatcher Matt Weinhoffer, Dispatcher Daniel Calderon and Dispatcher Richard Gillespie.

I also want to invite the public to become our "partners" in the fight against crime as we pursue our goal of making Pontoon Beach the safest community in America.

My mission for the Pontoon Beach Police Department is a commitment to continuous improvement. My appointment as Chief of Police has provided me the opportunity to work closely with the Mayor, Board of Trustees, Police Commissioners, citizens of Pontoon Beach, and other community leaders to continue to improve our efforts in providing the community with the best police service possible. Pontoon Beach Police Department prides itself in excellence and will continue to be a safe community to live in, visit, and do business.

Department Mission, Vision & Values


  1. Mission
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Mission Statement


It is the Mission of the Pontoon Beach Police Department to serve the public in partnership with the community, protect human life, property, prevent crime, resolve problems, assure public safety, and promote a safe community.
If you need to contact the Department, please call 618-931-5100, and the dispatch officer will direct your call to the appropriate personnel.