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Review Board

Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor

Chief Brian B. Fengel

Bartonville Police Department, IL

Chief Fengel has been in the law enforcement field for 28 years. He has been with the Bartonville Police Department for 23 years and has been the Chief of Police since 1998. Chief Fengel is a 2001 graduate of the FBI National Academy and a graduate of the Northwestern Illinois University Executive Management Program. He currently teaches Criminal Investigation at Illinois Central College in East Peoria, Illinois. In June 2014 he was elected 4th Vice President for the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police Board of Directors. He is also a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Chief Fengel worked at the Utah Olympics Public Safety Command in February 2002 as a police officer assigned with the Secret Service at the Olympic Village. He currently serves on various Boards including a position on the Illinois State Auto Theft Prevention Council, Active Member of the Central Illinois Adult Fatality Review Team, Active Member of the Illinois Police Chief's Association since 1998, and past member of the Executive Board, Past President of the Peoria County Chief's Association. He has served two terms on the Multi County Narcotics Enforcement Group Task Force. He is Past President and current Board member of the Central Illinois Mobile Training Unit #7 and Board Member of The Child Advocacy Center. Chief Fengel has also served as a member of the Illinois State Law Enforcement Medal of Honors Committee. Chief Fengel was awarded the State of Illinois Elderly Service Officer of the Year, 2012 sponsored and presented by the Illinois Attorney General's Office, in October 2012.

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Date Created: February 24, 2021