Buffalo Grove Police Deputy Chief Retires After 26 Years

After proudly serving more than 26 years with the Buffalo Grove Police Department, Deputy Chief Scott Eisenmenger is retiring today, June 23, 2022.  Deputy Chief Eisenmenger was sworn in as a police officer in 1995, making his way through the ranks as a sergeant (2007) and lieutenant (2014), before becoming deputy chief in 2017.   

As a valued member of the agency, Deputy Chief Eisenmenger focused his knowledge and experience in many areas throughout his career, which included being a High School Liaison Officer, Criminal Investigator, Crash Investigator, Crisis Team Coordinator, Training and Operations Sergeant, and Patrol Shift Lieutenant before becoming Deputy Chief of Operations. 

“I am incredibly grateful for the relationships developed over the course of my career as a Buffalo Grove Police Officer,” Eisenmenger said. “The community support of the police department is an integral part of why I enjoyed the many years of service with the Village”.  

Deputy Chief Eisenmenger has a master’s degree in Public Administration and is a graduate of Northwestern’s School of Police Staff and Command and The Executive Management Program. He is a Certified Eligible Police Chief through the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and is a member of the Police Ethics Committee with the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Deputy Chief Eisenmenger's accolades include being a graduate of the 271st session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

During his commendable career, Deputy Chief Eisenmenger has earned numerous awards including Officer of the Year in 2012 and an Outstanding Achievement in 2019.