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Chief of Police Brian Hile

Brian Hile
Chief of Police

Police Headquarters
108 West Vine Street
Taylorville, Illinois 62568-1944
Non-Emergency: (217) 824-2211

Our department is committed to working with our community to maintain our high quality of life in Taylorville. Service delivery is a high priority for the department. Building partnerships within the community to facilitate our service delivery allows us to achieve our mission for all the citizens in Taylorville. That mission is simply stated as making Taylorville, “A Great Place to Live.”


Freedom of Information ACT (FOIA)

The City of Taylorville fully supports and complies with the updated Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) legislation effective January 1, 2010.

1. Requests for copies or inspection of the City of Taylorville’s records should be directed to the following:

FOIA Officers

Brian Hile-Chief of Police
City of Taylorville Police Department
108 West Vine Street
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: (217) 824-2211
Fax (217) 824-2356

Mike Crews-Fire Chief
City of Taylorville Fire Department
202 North Main Street
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone (217) 824-2295
Fax (217) 824-3851

Julie Lilly-City Clerk
City of Taylorville Clerk’s Office
115 North Main Street
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: (217) 824-2101
Fax: (217) 824-8731

Mindy Durbin-Police Records Clerk
City of Taylorville Police Department
108 West Vine Street
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: (217) 824-2211
Fax: (217) 824-2356


2. All requests for records must be in writing. Requests can be submitted to the City of Taylorville by personal delivery, mail, fax, or email. The appropriate form may be obtained either from the City Clerk’s Office or the Taylorville Police Department. The City of Taylorville must comply with or deny a request for records within five (5) business days.

3. The City of Taylorville is not required to allow inspection and copying of any records falling within any of the exemptions noted in Section 7 of the Freedom of Information Act.

4. The Illinois Freedom of Information Act allows for the imposing of fees for the copying of requests for public records. The fees are as follows: the first fifty (50) black and white copies are free of charge with each additional copy after fifty (50) pages being $.15 a page. For color copies, abnormally sized copies or copies on other media, the City of Taylorville may charge a fee equal to the actual cost of these copies.

Additional Resources

Youth Education & Awareness Program Website
Illinois Sex Offender Registry
Motor Vehicle Crash Reports