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

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

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.

Here is a blast from the past.... from Vince Pszczolkowski. Mid to late 1980's... SPD Torch Run for the Special Olympics. He counts at least 6 T. I.U. Members participating. And he's out in front!

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The representative for Lauterbach & Amen is now Derek Flessner. He can be reached at

630-821-0165 or at

November, 2016

​2023 ​​Retirees Luncheon's

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

January 18, 2017

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

April 19, 2017 lunch

From left to right.
Officer Giovanni DelaVega, Officer Michael Jaworski,
Officer John O'Dea, Officer Yunsoo Shin, Officer Diane Vazquez

Looking forward to seeing you at Johnny's!!

Mark your calendars and circle the 2023 dates!! 

Keep your calendars open for the third Wednesday of the coming months in 2023!

 Johnny's Tap

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

                                          12:30 cocktails              1:00 lunch


July 19th lunch group

we hope to see you soon!!​   

Picture submitted by Carole O'Malley

Gene and Cherrie Gaiser; Herman Troy Carter; Laura, John and Tawny Hammond; Jack O'Malley;

Donna and Lenny Ramirez; Jack Kielczyski

July 2022 lunch

2017 March 15 Lunch

Historical Badge History

Kicking off our 2023 Retirees Lunches at Johnny's! Hope to see you there in the coming months! Our next lunch is May 17th

Click on the link below for Skokie Patch article on How Dangerous Law Enforcement Jobs are in Illinois.

April 2022 Lunch

Feb 2019 lunch

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

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

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

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

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Website for the

Skokie Police Department  Retirees


2023 Lunch Dates

May 17

June 21

July 19

August 16

September 20

October 18

November 15