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Police Department

The Virden Police Department consists of 6 full-time police officers, and 3 full-time dispatchers and a full-time animal control officer. The Chief of Police serves upon the appointment of the Mayor and the approval of the City Council.

A 12-hour shift schedule provides 24/7 coverage throughout the year. The department also provides 24/7 police dispatching and enjoys a strong working relationship with other local departments, the Macoupin County Sheriffs' Department and the Illinois State Police.

The City of Virden is strongly committed to local law enforcement allocating the police department nearly one-half million dollars per year in its budget.

Contact Information:

City of Virden Police Department

139 N. Dye Street

Virden, Illinos 62690

Phone: (217) 965-4474 (non-emergency number)

Fax: (217) 965-5509


Chief of Police Mark Bridges

Email: mbridges@virdenpolice.com


Mayor City Clerk City Treasurer City Council Ambulance Fire Department Police Department Public Works

Justin Enrietta, IMRF Authorized Agent

101 W. Jackson Street

Virden, IL 62690

Phone: (217) 965-5805

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