About Timothy J. Curry
On June 12, 2009, Mayor
Henderson Yarbrough, Sr., of Maywood, Illinois, approved the
appointment of Timothy J. Curry as the Village's new Police
Curry has served in law
enforcement for over 24 years, moving up through the ranks
from patrol officer to sergeant, lieutenant, commander and
now chief of police.
Curry is a product of Maywood
School District 89, Proviso East High School and The
University of Illinois at Chicago where he earned a B.A. in
Criminal Justice. Curry is also a recent graduate from
Northwestern University's Center for Public Safety / School
of Police Staff and Command #252.
While at the Maywood Police
Department, Curry has served in the capacities of tactical
officer, tactical supervisor, zone supervisor and
coordinator of Maywood's Alternative Policing Strategy,
public information officer and department instructor in use
of force and less lethal weapons systems.
"I am humbled and honored to
be chosen to lead the Maywood Police Department. I've worked
hard to be noticed while serving my community. As a
life-long resident of Maywood, I believe I know what it
takes to make Maywood a better place. Knowing what Maywood
used to be, gives me a sense of urgency and a reference
point from which to start." said Chief Curry.