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Police Chief


Roy Wells Sr.
Police Chief
Phone (708) 331-2192

Let’s meet the Chief of Police for Phoenix Police Department

Chief Roy Wells Sr. has a total of 42 years of law enforcement experience. He is a retired Commander who served the Harvey Police Department for 31 years. Chief Wells is also a former Chief of the Robbins Police Department and served there for 6 years. Chief Wells has been serving as the Chief of Phoenix Police Department for 2.5 years.

Chief Wells graduated from Thornton Community College, the University of Louisville Community Policing, and Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command.

Chief Wells is the past President of the South Suburban Chief of Police Association, past board member of Illinois Association of Chief’s of Police, Chairperson of the Michael J. O’Connell Executive Development Conference. Chief Wells is currently the recording secretary of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives Chicago Chapter and lastly President of the Fire and Police Commission of the Village of Matteson.





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