Interim Mayor Bartley

A message from the Interim Mayor

"Our village is more than just a place; it's a community where the heart and spirit of our residents shine brightly. I invite you to explore all that Riverton has to offer, from its rich history and vibrant events to the dedicated individuals who make up our town. Together, we can continue to grow and thrive as a united and flourishing community. I am here to serve you, and I look forward to working together to make Riverton the best it can be."

Interim Mayor Joe Bartley

Join us in staying informed and engaged with the upcoming events in the vibrant community of Riverton, IL.

Whether it's town meetings, local festivals or educational opportunities, there's always something happening to shape our shared future. Don't miss out on the chance to be part of the growth and development of our beloved village.

Did you know?

The Village of Riverton has a fascinating early history dating back to its origins as a ferry crossing near the Sangamon River. Over the years, Riverton evolved from a coal mining hub to a diverse and growing community, with a rich Italian-American heritage and a bright future driven by controlled growth, a robust school system, and its proximity to Springfield.

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Bob Crouch

Riverton Police Mission Statement

It will be the mission of the Riverton Police Department to serve all people with respect, fairness, and compassion. We are committed to the protection of life and property; the preservation of peace, order, and safety; the vigorous enforcement of local, state and federal laws; and the defense of the Constitution of the State of Illinois and the Constitution of the United States of America in a fair and impartial manner. We will strive to provide professional service to all citizens and be prepared for emergency responses by ethical means and training.

We are committed to serving our community to enhance the quality of life and to nurture public trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics. Our officers are determined to serve as a deterrent to crime, develop relationships with the community, residential and business organizations, and promote an environment receptive to visitors and residents alike.

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