Buffalo Grove Police Sergeant Retires after 25 Years

Buffalo Grove Police Sergeant Paul Jamil retired on January 5, 2023, after proudly serving Buffalo Grove for more than 25 years.

Sergeant Jamil began his career in law enforcement in 1985 serving in the Marine Corps as a military police officer. After his service, Sergeant Jamil was a police officer with the Island Lake Police Department for seven years before being sworn in as a Buffalo Grove Police Officer in 1997. During his career with the department, he first served as a patrol officer, was assigned to the Investigations Unit from 2001-2004 and was a crime prevention officer in 2010 before being promoted to the rank of sergeant in 2014.

As a valuable member of the agency, Sergeant Jamil focused his knowledge and experience in many areas, including DUI enforcement for which he received many awards and recognitions. During his career, he also served as a Field Training Officer, Police Volunteer Liaison and Honor Guard team leader.

Sergeant Jamil earned numerous awards over his many years of service with the department, which include several Unit Citations, multiple Employee of the Quarter honors, an Outstanding Achievement Award, a Life Saving Award and a Certificate of Commendation.

“Sergeant Jamil has dedicated his career to serving the community of Buffalo Grove, and I am grateful for his contributions to the department,” said Chief Brian Budds. “We wish him well in his retirement.”