Command Staff

Brian Benton

Chief of Police

Chief of Police

Brian F. Benton began his career as a police officer with the Joliet Police Department in 1990. He was promoted to the rank of sergeant in 2000, lieutenant in 2006, Division Commander in 2008, and Chief of Police in 2013. He most recently served as the Investigations Division Commander and previously served as the Quality Assurance and Technical Services Commander.

Benton has had various assignments throughout his career. He has served as a Neighborhood-Oriented Policing officer, tactical officer, undercover narcotics investigator, patrol supervisor, watch commander, and Narcotics and Tactical Unit supervisor. He has served as a team member since 1993 and is currently the Commander of the Department’s Special Operations Squad (SWAT Team). He also served as the Department’s rangemaster until recently.

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Brian Dupuis

Deputy Chief of Technical Services

Deputy Chief Brian Dupuis has been a member of the Joliet Police Department for the past 24 years.  He has held a variety of positions within the Department to include patrol officer, Sergeant, Lieutenant, and most recently as acting Commander in the Investigation Division.

A recipient of numerous awards and recognition; most notably a Life Saving award, Deputy Chief Dupuis has attended Northwestern University’s Police Staff and Command.

Edgar Gregory

Deputy Chief of Operations

Deputy Chief Edgar Gregory has been a member of the Joliet Police Department for the past 24 years.  He has held a variety of positions within the Department to include patrol officer, Sergeant, and most recently as Watch Commander of the day shift.

A recipient of numerous awards and recognition including a Life Saving award, Deputy Chief Gregory has attended Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command and the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police.

Deputy Chief Gregory served in the United States Marine Corps as well as the Illinois Army National Guard.

Tab Jensen

Deputy Chief of Administration

Deputy Chief Tab Jensen has been a member of the Joliet Police Department for the past 23 years having served in various positions within the Department to include patrol officer, Sergeant, Lieutenant, and most recently as Captain of Operations.

A graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command, Deputy Chief Jensen is the recipient of numerous awards and recognition to include the Award of Heroism.

Alan Roechner

Deputy Chief of Investigations

Deputy Chief Alan Roechner has been a member of the Joliet Police Department for the past 23 years. He has served in various ranks to include patrol officer, Sergeant, lieutenant, and most recently as Commander of Operations.

He is a graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command and the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police.  He is the recipient of numerous awards and recognition to include two Life Saving awards.