Our current patrol shift coverage is as follows:

Patrol Shifts:
1st Shift - Days 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
2nd Shift - Afternoons 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
3rd Shift - Midnights 11:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Patrol Districts

At the present time our Community is divided into three (3) patrol districts. Patrol District #1 is the east half of the City, District #2 is the west half of the City, and District #3, which was created in 2005 as a result of the increased calls for service, encompasses the areas of the Devonshire Subdivision and all the residential/commercial development north of the Route 24 Bypass. When four (4) Officers are on duty, the fourth Officer is assigned as a float car.

Firearms Range and Training

Washington Police Officers are required to qualify with duty weapons every quarter (four times per year). All Washington Police Officers are issued a Patrol Rifle. This weapon is assigned to the individual officer and the officer must qualify with his / her assigned weapon annually. One of the Department Range Masters is a State of Illinois Certified Master Firearms Instructor.