Washington County Police Department

Find Washington County Illinois police departments, precincts, and stations. Police departments provide information on public safety, police reports, dispatch, impounds, and policing.


Ashley Police Department 474 West Main Street Ashley IL 62808 618-485-2270


Nashville Police Department 875 South Mill Street Nashville IL 62263 618-327-8232

Okawville Police Department 304 South Front Street Okawville IL 62271 618-243-6121

About Washington County Police Departments

Police Departments in Washington County, IL are law enforcement agencies that are responsible for policing the Washington County community. Washington County police promote public safety by preventing crime, stopping crimes in process, criminal investigations, and by providing first response to emergencies.

You may contact the Police Department for questions about:
  • Washington County public criminal records
  • Filing accident reports
  • Filing Washington County police reports
  • 911 emergencies and first responders
  • Filing complaints and public safety concerns
  • Fingerprinting services
  • Washington County Police jobs and employment
Washington County Criminal Records

Washington County Police Stations keep public records that are available to the public including criminal records, arrest records, police reports, accident reports, police blotters, and Washington County crime maps. Police Depts may also provide information about driving history, traffic violations, parking tickets, and car accident reports that may be required for insurance claims.

Crime Prevention

Washington County Police Officers are empowered to protect the community through various laws and statutes granted by the state of Illinois and local community ordinances. Policing powers are used to prevent and deter crime in Washington County, IL and may include arrest and detainment, stop and search, issuing tickets and fines, and performing investigations of criminal activity.

Police Department Units

Police Departments in Washington County are broken down into several internal units, each tasked with a specific set of policing responsibilities and goals. The Washington County Police Patrol works to promote public safety through Police Officer presence, typically in Police cars, foot patrol, bicycle police, and by providing emergency response. Washington County Detective units are tasked with gathering evidence, investigating and solving crimes to aid the effort of criminal prosecution. Traffic Control Police enforce Washington County traffic safety laws through the issuance of fines and driving tickets for traffic and driving violations.

Washington County Police Dept Specialized Units

The Washington County Police are organized into specialized task groups to help combat crime and public safety issues. These specialized task forces include domestic violence units, anti-gang squads, and drugs and narcotics units. Police Officers work to improve relations in the Washington County community through focused community policing groups which establish ties with local businesses, neighborhood groups, religious groups, and schools.