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Police Department

The Role of the Police Chief

                                                                   Val Talley, Police Chief
The role of the Police Chief is to ensure professional policing of the community and an efficiently run department that is responsive to the needs of the community.

Contact Information:

Police/Fire Emergency DIAL 911
M.A.P.S. - Maywood Alternative Policing Strategies 708-450-1792
Police Department:  
Main Number 708-450-4470 (automated)
  708-450-4471 (manned)
Callers are not required to give personal  information.
If you wish to place an anonymous call, dial the non-emergency number, then *67.
Police Chief, Val Talley
Deputy Police Chief, Elijah Willis
Police Commander, Sonja Horn
Executive Asst., Nellie Pittmon
Dispatch 708-450-4471
M.A.P.S. - Maywood Alternative Policing Strategies (Officer Persia Allen)

Explorer Post #100
Officer Donna Market and Officer Angela Pope-Patterson
(Please dial the number to leave Officer Allen a message regarding M.A.P.S. He will return your call at his earliest convenience.)

Overnight Parking & Enforcement 708-450-5200
Records Supv., Geraldine Armstrong 708-450-4450

Mission Statement

To improve the quality of life in the Village of Maywood by delivering professional and progressive law enforcement services in partnership with the community.

The Maywood Police Department Value Statement

The Maywood Police Department will deliver services to the Village of Maywood through a multi-faceted approach to resolve problems while maintaining a value system centered around Mutual Respect, Integrity, Transparency, and Constitutional Equality


The goals of the Maywood Police Department are as follows:

  1. Reduction of Crime by (5%) Percent.
  2. To become more customer friendly, improving the image of the Maywood Police Department.
  3. To improve the morale of the Maywood Police Department Members.
  4. To increase enforcement through strategic operational programs.


The Maywood Police Chief is supported by one Deputy Chief of Police and Police Commander.

Deputy Chief of Police

Elijah Willis, Operations .
Elijah Willis, Deputy Chief of Police Sonya Horn, Police Commander