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Farmer City Police Deparment

About Us

Mission Statement

The Farmer City Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality police service to those who live and work in the community.  We work in collaboration with the community and strive to maintain the utmost level of public safety with the goal of maintaining the quality of life expected within the city of Farmer City.  We provide our service with a commitment to cultivating the public’s trust by respecting individual rights and striving to be fair, just and responsive to the needs and feelings of our community.


Vision Statement

The Famer City Police Department will be on the forefront of the law enforcement profession by employing the most effective methods in providing police services.  Members of the Farmer City Police Department will be leaders in initiating and maintaining positive relationships with the residents, schools, businesses, and other members of our community.  These community bonds will form a venue where public safety concerns can be anticipated and addresses.


Core Values


We provide quality, professional service to every citizen we contact.


We are here to respond to the needs of our community.  In doing so, we will assure that we are responsive to all requests for our service.


The integrity of the Farmer City Police Department is reflective of each member of our department.  We must be mindful of this responsibility at all time.


Our goal is to ensure the safety of all those who live, work and visit Farmer City.


We will provide quality, professional Service while being Responsive to the needs of our community.  We will do this with Integrity and in doing so we will be recognized as the Professional organization we strive to be.




Department Overview

The Farmer City Police Department serves a community of approximately 2,300 people.  On Occasion, this department is tasked with additional visitors to the community for sporting events, recreational activities, and school functions.  The department is staffed by four full-time officers and part-time officers, to include a School Resource Officer for the Blue Ridge School District.

Farmer City is located on the northeast corner of DeWitt County, Illinois.  Our community is located adjacent to McLean County - two miles north of the city limits, and Piatt County - one mile east of the city limits.  Additionally, DeWitt County and Farmer City are located in the Illinois State Police District Six.  The Farmer City Police Department is often called upon to assist the police departments of LeRoy and Mansfield, along with the Sheriff's departments of DeWitt, Piatt and McLean counties.  Our agency also provides assistance to District Six and District Ten of the Illinois State Police.

The Farmer City Police Department prides itself in providing services with professionalism and integrity.  We will continue to review the needs of the community and modify our performance standards to address community needs.  This agency strives to accommodate the Small Town Policing, however, understand that criminals do not restrict activity based on the size of the community.  Our officers work diligently to maintain their knowledge and skills to address situations that may arise.


Department Personnel


Chief of Police – Glenn Neal 

Sergeant – Travis Brown

Officer – David Ballard

Officer – Jonathan Gula

Part Time School Resource Officer – Lara Davis