Our February lunch group welcomed old friends Fred Bolin and Hank O'Connell

November 2021 Lunch

An invitation is extended to all of our retirees who are in the area, to please stop in at the Station and say hello. You have never been forgotten and your names have been engraved on a plaque which stands in the main hallway of the police station.Your names and stories (many exaggerated) still echo in our hallways.

Chief Tony Scarpelli

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​​​​​Welcome to www.SPDRS.org 

Website of the

Skokie Police Department  Retirees


Feb 2019 lunch

To our fair weather friends...neither rain or storm or sleet or hail will keep us away;)

SPD Sgt. Ervin Garcia appeared in a full page ad for Northwestern University Center for Public Safety in the June 2018 issue of American Police Beat. 

September 2021 Lunch

January 18, 2017

Click on the link below for great memories and pictures of old Skokie


Enjoy pictures of friends from our 2018 lunches

August 2021 lunch

2017 March 15 Lunch

November, 2016

Our deepest sympathies to Don Janke on the passing of his daughter Renee

Hey guys and girls, when you come across pictures

send them on in! 

November was our last lunch at Johnny's for the year, we had a lot of fun and laughs at our 2021luncheons! Looking forward to seeing you at Johnny's starting again on January 19th 2022.

Mark your calendars and circle the 2022 dates!! 

Keep your calendars open for the third Wednesday's of the coming months in 2022!

 Johnny's Tap

1740 Milwaukee Avenue 
Glenview, Illinois 60025 
Phone: (847) 699-9999

          12:30 cocktails              1:00 lunch

Our 2022 dates will be
Jan 19
Feb 16
March 16
April 20
May 18

June 15
July 20
August 17
Sept 21
Oct 19
Nov 16

1975 Police Academy

pictures from Ron Baran, the concrete boat

This was built on the east bank of the canal between Howard and Touhy.  Started in late '60's..

This was built on the east bank of the canal between Howard and Touhy.  Started in late '60's.

February 15, 2017, not pictured Johnny Johnson and Gary Reiter

A great picture from the collection of Bob Weick also circa 1975

Photos from Yesteryear

October 2021 Lunch

Standing from left to right Carl Bock, Jack Knish, Johnny Johnson, Hank O'Connell and Fred Bolin. Seated left to right Kathy Cherry, Mike Maher, Deb Danecki, Jerry Axel and Ron Baran

May 17th 2017 lunch welcomed our newest retiree Al Marks!

Pension Board Members

David Pawlak - Active Member

Sergio Marino - Active Member

Terry Shiel - Retiree Member

Dan Ryan- Village Appointed Trustee

Harold Primack - Village Appointed Trustee

Laura Werner - Clerk for Pension Board

Click on link to view video on Skokie Police Officer Recruitment Opportunity


April 19, 2017 lunch

July 19th lunch group, if you're not in the picture we hope to see you soon!