The Alton Police Department is a formal organization within the City of Alton whose primary functions and goals include the protection of life and property, to ensure peace and order within the community, the prevention of crime, the impartial enforcement of all federal, state, and local laws, and the investigation of crimes in an attempt to solve them and apprehend the criminals responsible for committing them.
Our mission and purpose are to work in partnership with the citizens of our community to provide a professional, progressive, and community-oriented police service. We will serve our community, protect constitutional rights, and enforce the law with an emphasis on integrity and fairness.
The Alton Police Department is comprised of the following divisions which you may click on for further information:
The Alton Police Department also houses city, state, and federal inmates at the Alton Police Department Jail. Click below for various jail related topics: