The Downers Grove Police Department’s mission is to enhance the public health and safety of the community by being committed to building trust through the delivery of efficient, professional and caring services. Through the commitment to its mission statement, the members of the Downers Grove Police Department ensure the proper, lawful and unbiased application of police powers in accordance with federal, state and local laws. The department recognizes and respects the rights and principles that are embodied in the Constitution of the United States.
The primary responsibility of the Downers Grove Fire Department is the preservation of life and property through around the clock service from four fire stations. In addition to fire services, the department provides complete ALS (advanced life support) emergency medical services.