Chief Peter Green
Chief Pete Green, a member of the Park Forest Police Department since 1990, was named Park Forest police chief in 2015. Green holds a masters degree in public safety administration from Calumet College, and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Green has served in all positions within the Patrol Division and Investigations Unit of the Park Forest Police Department. He has served as a team leader for the department’s Special Operations Group and has held assignments with the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force and the South Suburban Emergency Response Team. Green was named the Park Forest Police Department’s Officer of the Year in 2002, and is the recipient of over 50 additional departmental awards. He is also a veteran of the U.S. Army. Green’s father, Wally Green, retired for the Park Forest Police Department as a lieutenant.
Deputy Chief Christopher Mannino
Deputy Chief Christopher Mannino oversees field operations. Mannino is currently completing his Master’s Degree in Political and Justice Studies. He is a graduate of the 237th session of the FBI National Academy. Additionally, he serves as Public Information Officer for the Park Forest Police Department. Mannino is serving in his 17th year with the Park Forest Police Department.
Deputy Chief Paul Winfrey
Deputy Chief Paul Winfrey, a veteran of close to 20 years on the Park Forest Police Department, oversees the Administrative Service Division. Winfrey holds a bachelors degree in criminal justice from Governors State University and is currently enrolled in graduate courses in Public Administration at Governors State University. He has completed additional training at West Point Military Academy and at Northwestern University’s School of Staff and Command. Winfrey has served in all positions in the Patrol and Investigations Divisions of the Park Forest Police Department. He most recently was commander of the investigations unit prior to his promotion to deputy chief. Winfrey was named the Park Forest Police Department’s Officer of the Year in 2005 and holds various other department awards.