John Reynolds

Title: Chief of Police
Phone: 309-752-1552

Chief John Reynolds joined the East Moline Police Department on October 1, 1993. After serving time in uniform patrol, he was assigned to United Township High School as the school liaison officer. Following this assignment, he was promoted to Sergeant in 2001 where he served all three shifts in patrol as an assistant shift commander. In 2005, Chief Reynolds was promoted to Lieutenant. As Lieutenant, he served as the shift commander on third and first shifts as well as the Administrative Lieutenant. In January 2008, Chief Reynolds was promoted to his Captain. Chief Reynolds was appointed as the Chief of Police by Mayor John Thodos in November 2015.

Chief Reynolds is a graduate of Alleman High School, Rock Island and holds a Bachelor Degree and a Master of Law Enforcement Administration Degree from Western Illinois University, Macomb. Chief Reynolds is a graduate of the 236th Session of the FBI National Academy and a member of the Illinois and International Associations of Chiefs of Police. 

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