Naperville Park District Recognizes Officer Arzania “Zook” Williams

Friday, April 12, 2024

Pictured from left to right: Mayor Scott Wehrli, Naperville Police Chief Jason Arres, Officer Arzania "Zook" Williams, Park Police Chief Steve Schindlbeck, Park Board President Mary Gibson

During the April 11, 2024 park board meeting, Park Police Officer Arzania Williams, also known as "Zook", was recognized for his service to the community as he officially retired. Officer Williams began his career in law enforcement with the City of Naperville in the mid-1980s. For the last decade, he served as one of the District's park police officers where he mentored young officers and brought a strong sense of camaraderie to the department. Officer Williams was presented with a shadow box and a certificate of recognition from Board President Mary Gibson and Park Police Chief Steve Schindlbeck. Mayor Scott Wehrli and Naperville Police Chief, Jason Arres, also recognized Officer Williams and presented him with the Meritorious Service Award, honoring his years of dedication and excellence as a city police officer.