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Police Department
Mission Statement
Martin Coad
Chief of Police

418 E Main St.
Beardstown, IL  62618

(217) 323-3131

PO Box 467 Beardstown 62618

Emergency: 9-1-1

24 hours a day,
7 days a week,
365 day a year.
Our guiding principle is to serve and protect all residents and visitors. Our mission is built on the belief that the best way to combat crime is to prevent it, Further, this department believes that effective crime prevention and law enforcement is based on mutual trust and respect between the members of this department and those we serve and protect. Thus, our mission is to serve and protect in an environment of trust and respect. 

The City of Beardstown Police Department serves the community by protecting citizens and property, preventing crime, enforcing laws, and maintaining order. Our Department's main goal is to contribute to the quality of life in Beardstown.

The Police Department is comprised of sworn police officers that cover the residential and commercial areas around our City, including state highways.