The Huntley Police Department is structured to deliver police services through the practice of geographic policing. The Village has been divided into four Areas (see descriptions below). An Area Sergeant is assigned to each section and that sergeant is responsible for the community needs in that specific area. The sergeant will track activity, analyze crime trends, monitor traffic issues, identify and respond to neighborhood problems and serve as a conduit between the community and the police department. If you have any needs related to the police department, please contact the appropriate Area Sergeant.
Sergeant Keane has been employed with the Huntley Police Department since 2001. He received his academy training through the Police Training Institute at the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois. In 2010, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management from Benedictine University. During his employment with the Huntley Police Department, Sgt. Keane has worked as a patrol officer, evidence technician, field training officer, officer in charge, and was assigned to investigations as a detective for the 9 years prior to his promotion. While in Investigations, he was assigned to the McHenry County Major Investigation Assistance Team (MIAT), the Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team (KCART), and is a state certified Traffic Crash Reconstructionist. Sergeant Keane served as the patrol officer’s union president from 2005-2016 and was previously nominated for Kane County Officer of the Year. He also teaches law enforcement throughout the country as a national instructor in open source investigations.
Contact Sergeant Kevin Keane
Police Department Area 1 Assignment
Village Limits on the South and West -Kreutzer Road on the North - Route 47 to the East
(Includes all of Del Webb and Huntley High School)
Sergeant Hooten has been employed with the Huntley Police Department since December 2001. She received her academy training through the Police Training Institute at the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois. After two years as a patrol officer, Sergeant Hooten transferred into the School Resource Officer position at the Huntley High School for four years. She was promoted to Sergeant in July 2008. Sergeant Hooten graduated from Western Illinois University with a double Bachelor’s of Arts in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration and Psychology and a minor in Public Communications and Human Relations in May 2001. She continued her education and received a Master’s Degree in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration from Western Illinois University in May 2008. During her employment with the Huntley Police Department, Sergeant Hooten has been certified as a juvenile officer, D.A.R.E. school resource, forensic interviewer, bicycle officer, evidence technician, and gang enforcement officer. Additional areas of training include domestic violence, autism awareness, interviewing and interrogation, police suicide awareness, and background investigations. Sergeant Hooten has perviously served as the Investigations Sergeant, where she helped develop and implement county-wide protocols for domestic violence and sexual assault investigations as well as the L.E.A.D. the Way program. She is in charge of the department's Field Training Program, Bicycle Officer Program
, and is a member of the Department’s Strategic Planning Committee. Additionally, Sergeant Hooten is an active member on the Family Violence Coordinating Council in McHenry County.
Police Department Area 2 Assignment
Main Street on the North - Kreutzer Road on the South East of Route 47 - South to the Village Limits
(Heritage – Cider Grove – Wing Pointe – Lion’s Chase)
Sergeant Hewitt has been employed with the Huntley Police Department since January of 1990. Sergeant Hewitt graduated from the Illinois State Police Academy in 1988 and worked for the Hampshire Police Department until 1990. Prior to that he was a volunteer paramedic for Elburn Ambulance and a dispatcher for the Kane County Sheriff's Office. Sergeant Hewitt graduated from the Northwestern Traffic Institute School of Staff and Command, has been a Police Sergeant since 1996, a DARE officer, Administrative Sergeant, and Patrol Sergeant. Sergeant Hewitt has an Associate Applied Science Paralegal degree from Elgin Community College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management from Benedictine University.
Contact Sergeant Michael Hewitt
Police Department Area 3 Assignment
Main Street on the South - Reed Road on the North - Village Limits on the East and West
(Georgian Place – Huntley Meadows – Northbridge)
Sergeant Willard has been employed with the Huntley Police Department since June of 2001. Sergeant Willard graduated from Northeast Multi-Regional Training in 2000 and worked for the Veterans Park District Police Department and the Tower Lakes Police Department. He served the Village of Huntley as a Patrol Officer for 5 years then was assigned as a Detective in the Investigations Division for 9 years. During his time in the Investigations Division, Sergeant Willard was a member of the Kane County Major Crimes Task Force. Sergeant Willard is also a member of the Kane County Accident Reconstruction Team (KCART). In 2010 he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management from Benedictine University. Sergeant Willard enjoys spending time with his family and friends, is a little league coach and an automotive enthusiast.
Contact Sergeant Joseph Willard
Police Department Area 4 Assignment
Reed Road on the South - Village Limits on the North, East and West
(Talamore – Covington Lakes – Southwind)