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New Deputy Chief of Police Sworn In

At last night's Village Board meeting, Joshua Fourdyce was sworn in as the new Deputy Chief of Police for East Dundee. He joins the East Dundee Police Department after having served nearly 19 years with the Woodstock Police Department. He started his tenure at Woodstock as a Patrol Officer in 2004. He then rose through the department serving as a School Resource Officer, Investigator, Patrol Sergeant and Detective Sergeant.

Deputy Chief Fourdyce graduated from the University of Illinois’ Police Training Institute. He is also a graduate of Northwestern University Center for Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Knox College and a Master’s Degree from the University of Phoenix in the Administration of Justice and Security. He is an inductee of the Knox College Athletic Hall of Fame.

He was Honorably Discharged from the US Army National Guard in 2015 while the rank of Sergeant. He served as a Dispatcher for the 1158th Transportation Company out of Beloit, WI. He was the Distinguished Leadership Graduate during both Army Basic Training and Army Advanced Individual Training, which earned him the Army Achievement Medal. He was also the Distinguished Honor Graduate of Army Warrior Leader Course.  

“This was a very competitive process that attracted many qualified candidates.” Said Chief James Kruger.  “Deputy Chief Fourdyce is a welcome addtion to the East Dundee Police Department and look forward to his contributions to our organization.”

Welcome to East Dundee Deputy Chief Fourdyce!