Board of Police Commissioners

Board Function

The Board of Police Commissioners of the Village of Pontoon Beach, Illinois derives its power and authority from an act of the General Assembly entitled, "Division 2.1 Board of Police Commissioners," Chapter 65 5/10-2-1 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes.

The Pontoon Beach Police Commissioners are an independent board appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Trustees to act as a non-political body for the following:
  • Application Process for Probationary Officers
  • Promotional Process for Police Officers
  • Hearing of Charges, Removals, Suspensions, and Discharges for Police Officers


Police Commissioner Members are:
  • Todd Apato
  • Tony Bennett
  • Joe Ernst