Bio - Marc Maton
Chief Marc Maton began his law enforcement career as an Illinois State Police Trooper in 1986. From 1988 through 2003, his primary assignments were in drug units and multi-jurisdictional task forces. In 2009, he was appointed as the Chief of Field Operations. In 2012, he was appointed Deputy Director of the Illinois State Police, where he served until his retirement in December, 2014.
In January, 2015, Marc was appointed as the Chief of Police for the Lemont Police Department. Chief Maton is currently the Chairman of the Legislative Committee for the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police. He is currently Past President of the IRMA Police Chief’s Steering Committee, and is an Executive Board member of the Illinois Drug Enforcement Officers Association and the Illinois Homicide Investigators Association. Marc was the Illinois Crime Commission Police Chief of the Year in 2017. In 2019 he received the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police Presidents Award.
Marc has a Bachelor’s Degree from Northwestern University and a Master’s in Law Enforcement Administration from Western Illinois University. He is married with three sons and resides in Plainfield, Illinois.