Brad VanHuss Chief of Police
Brad VanHuss serves the citizens of The City of Virden as Chief of Police. His career spans 30 years, covering a large range of duties within law enforcement. He began service as a tele- communicator with our department, then advanced into patrol work in 1991. In 2000 he and his partner “Mike” and his later partner Castor” formed our K-9 team.  In 2002 Brad was promoted to Sergeant and was placed in charge of the Night Shift. In 2003, in addition to his other duties, he was appointed Acting Chief. In 2006, he was promoted to Administrative Sergeant. In 2017 he was appointed by the City Council as Chief of Police of Virden Illinois. He and his staff always ready and able to serve the citizens of our community.
Virden Police Department
Chief of Police