Administration

Sterling Police Administration
Sterling Police Administration

Chief Ron Potthoff
Lt. Doug Fargher
Lt. Tim Morgan
Administrative Secretary Sara Young

To reach the Police Department by phone during normal business hours, please call (815) 632-6600. 


Accident Reports

In an effort to improve the processing and delivery of accident reports, the Sterling Police Department has contracted with LexisNexis to manage and distribute its reports via the Internet.

Going forward, the Stering Police Department will be extending their services for accident reports with the convenience of obtaining them online.  To obtain a copy of an accident report, please go to https://ecrash.lexisnexis.com to register for an account.  Click on "Register for an Involved Party Account" and follow the prompts.  For customer assistance, please call the LexisNexis support line at 866-215-2771.