Police & Fire Commission


  • 4:30 p.m.
  • Fourth Wednesday of the month
  • Village Hall
    10455 S. Ridgeland Ave.
    Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

Meeting date exceptions are holidays and other special circumstances.  These meetings are open to the public and all residents are encouraged to attend. If you have a concern, it may be placed on the agenda by calling the Village Clerk's office at 708-425-7700.

Tom Kucharski

Cris Fernandez

Tom Albright


Establishment & Composition

A Board of Fire and Police Commissioners is hereby established in and for the village in accordance with 65 ILCS 5/10-2.1 Et Seq. Such board shall consist of three members whose terms of office shall be three years and until they’re respective successors are appointed and have qualified. No such appointment, however, shall be made by the president of the village within 30 days before the expiration of his term of office.

Qualifications, Oath, Bond & Removal

Of the three members of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners, one shall be a representative citizen of the employee class, one shall be a representative citizen chosen from the employing class, and the other shall be a representative citizen not identified with either the employing or employee class.

Each member shall possess the qualifications required of other officers of the village and take an oath or affirmation of office and give bond.

Each member shall be subject to removal from office in the same manner as other appointed officers of the village.

You can contact the commission at www.fpcommission@chicagoridge.org