Board of Fire & Police Commissioners

OVERVIEW
The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners (BFPC) select and appoint qualified candidates to fill sworn vacancies within the Fire and Police Departments. The BFPC also conducts all promotional testing for the ranks of Police Sergeant, fire Lieutenant, Fire Captain, and Battalion Chief. 

MEETINGS
The BFPC meets on the first Tuesday of February, May, August, and November at 5:00 p.m. at the DeKalb Police Department, 700 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, Illinois.

AGENDAS AND MINUTES 
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 

DUTIES
The BFPC recruits, selects and appoints qualified candidates to fill vacancies, determines testing and selection processes for the promotional process, and conducts disciplinary hearings or appeals of disciplinary action in the Fire and Police Departments.

MEMBERSHIP
The BFPC shall have three (3) Commissioners appointed by the Mayor with consent from the City Council. Terms equal three (3) years. 

COMMISSION MEMBERS
Sam Finch - Chair
Tony Chulick
Jane Levinsky

RELATED MUNICIPAL CODE
Check out Municipal Code Chapter 3 "City Administration", Section 3.20 "Board of Fire and Police Commissioners", for additional information about the BFPC. 

OTHER DOCUMENTS
Rules and Regulations of the Fire and Police Commissioners. 

CONTACT
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the staff liaison