Public Safety


  • Kelvin Oliver, Trustee Liaison
  • Derrick Blasingame, Acting Chief of Police
  • Richard Gibb
  • Nate Grant
  • Garland Jones
  • Erin L. Killingsworth-Walker
  • Robert Lewis
  • James O’Banner
  • Micah Swansey
  • Ron Vasser


This Committee is responsible for seeing that the Village receives adequate police and fire protection service. The Committee works closely with the Chicago Heights Fire Department to ensure maximum fire protection at minimum cost to the Village. The Committee makes recommendations to the Board regarding traffic and parking regulations. They work with staff to prepare a detailed annual budget for the department.

Annual Report

Public Safety Committee Annual Report June 2021