SRO Wayne Gallagher

Chief (Ret.) Gallagher is a 40+ year law enforcement veteran.  His career includes being a Military Police Officer, 26 year member of the East Providence Police Department where he held the rank of Major (2nd in command) and 14 years with the Hinsdale Police Department with 11 years as the Chief of Police.  He retired from full time service in April 2012 and full retired in January of 2018.  Chief Gallagher will always remain a member of our department and his years of professionalism and leadership is respected by all.

The new Hinsdale Police station was dedicated to Chief Gallagher for his outstanding progressive leadership.  He will always be referred to as our Chief and his direction and leadership has been second to none.