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Police Department Staff

Chief Rich Killips

Chief Rich Killips started his police career in 1994 and became Chief of police in 2018. Chief Killips was born and raised in New Buffalo and has served as a patrol officer, Sergeant, and now Chief during his career in New Buffalo City.

Chief Killips has also served as a sergeant, Lieutenant, and Interim Director with the Pokagon Band Tribal Police.

Chief Killips

Lieutenant Jason Grimmett

Field Training Officer, Fire Arms Instructor

Grimmett

Officer Mike Cluster

School resource Officer, Field Training Officer, Taser Instructor

Cluster

Officer Russell Tillery

Field Training Officer Supervisor, Evidence Technician, Property Room Manager

Tillery

Officer Dave Hockenhull

Field Training Officer, Fire Arms Instructor, Armorer

Hockenhull

Officer Scot Olney

Field Training Officer, LEIN coordinator

Olney

Officer Nathan Voytovick

UAV Pilot

Voytovick

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