Police Division

Chief's Message

The Vandalia Division of Police (VPD) is pleased and proud to acquaint you with our City, our team of dedicated police professionals and the many services the Division provides.

At VPD, success is achieved through sustained community partnership and by an unwavering tradition of service. We measure our success not by the many tasks we perform or the infrequency of crime in our community, but rather by the feelings of safety and security that our residents, businesses and visitors share.

I am confident that as you browse through the information that accompanies this message, you will quickly understand our great pride in Vandalia and the many dedicated men and women of the Division who protect and serve. It is from their commitment, professionalism and teamwork today that we build for tomorrow.

As always, we welcome and invite your questions, concerns or suggestions for improved police services. Please let us know how we're doing.


Kurt E. Althouse
Chief of Police