Mark VanKlaveren (Police Chief)
Mark VanKlaveren has been the Chief of Police in Silvis since 1 May of 2015.
Address 1040 First Avenue
The Silvis Police Department is comprised of 15 sworn officers, six Telecommunicators and a Community Service Officer. The department is one of six 911 call centers in Rock Island County and the dispatch center also provides services for Barstow Fire, Hampton Fire and Hampton Police Department.
The Silvis Police Department is committed to protecting and serving the citizens of Silvis. Silvis officers support and participate in a multi jurisdictional drug enforcement and investigative groups, Quad City Crime Stoppers, Quad City investigators group, Quad City Citizen's Police Academy and Quad City and area Chiefs of Police Association. The department is committed to maintaining a visible presence and continued professional deterrence to crime in collaboration with the citizens we serve. Please contact Silvis Police to report suspicious activities or crime in your neighborhood at 309-792-1841 or in emergency call 911. We appreciate your involvement in keeping our community safe.
The Community Service Officer handles complaints of abandoned vehicles, unkept properties and loose, neglected or abandoned domestic animals. Residents are reminded to have domestic animals leashed when outside the home, vaccinated and with proper animal tags. We recommend having your pet microchipped to aid us in safely returning your pet home if it becomes lost.