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This episode of the Evanston Rules podcast features William H. Logan Jr., also known as Bill or Chief Logan.

Chief Logan talks about his family and growing up in Evanston, as well as his storied career with the Evanston Police Department, which he joined in 1957. He rose through the ranks to become Evanston’s first Black Police Chief in 1984.

Chief Logan’s contributions to the Evanston community as the co-founder of numerous organizations shaped much of the path for access and opportunity for Black youth. Chief Logan truly led the village by his example of caring for the place we call home.

Listen to the entire Evanston Rules series on our website, or subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

Evanston Rules

Evanston Rules explores the history and stories of people who have made a difference in our town. Voices of the past, present, and future cross-stitch a tapestry of our community: the opportunities, disparities,...

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