Tim Contois has served as the Chief of Police since June 2019. He joined the La Grange Park Police Department in 2002, and served at the ranks of Patrol Officer, Officer in Charge, Detective, Sergeant, and Commander prior to assuming the role of Chief. Chief Contois is a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Police Staff and Command Program as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Command Course. He received a Master of Science degree in Public Safety Administration from Lewis University, a Bachelor of Arts degree from Governors State University, and is a State-Certified firearms and tactical driving instructor. Chief Contois is also an adjunct professor at Triton College for their criminal justice program.
Chief Contois serves on the Board of the West Suburban Chiefs of Police Association, the La Grange Park Police Pension Fund, the Operations and ETSB Boards for the Lyons Township Area Communications Center (LTACC), and he is currently the chairman of the Major Case Assistance team (MCAT). He is also a member of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police (ILACP), the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), and Northern Illinois Police Alarm System (NIPAS).