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152 South Kellogg St.
Galesburg, Illinois 61401
M-F 7:30am - 4:30pm
Phone: (309) 345-3733
 
     
 
Patrol Division

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Knox County Sheriff's Department

PATROL DIVISION

 

 

 

 

 

 The Patrol Division of the Knox County Sheriff's Department is staffed by eleven (11) full time Patrol Officers covering three shifts to provide 24 hour police protection to the citizens of Knox County. Each patrol shift is directly supervised by a Patrol Sergeant who in addition to patrol assignments, also perform administrative duties related to the personnel they supervise. The Patrol Division, like the Investigations Division, is overseen and managed by the Department's Lieutenant.

Patrol Officers receive specialized training in Traffic Crash Investigations, Narcotics Interdiction, DUI Detection and Juvenile Law. The Sheriff's Department's TRIAD and D.A.R.E. programs as well as the Search & Rescue Team are all elements of the Patrol Division.

In addition to patrolling the 720 square miles of Knox County, the Patrol Division is responsible for responding to calls for service in the unincorporated areas of the County and in the local towns and villages that do not have a 24 hours police force. Some of the more common calls for service to which Patrol Officers respond are:

Domestic Disturbances Traffic Crashes Crimes against persons (battery, assault, etc.) Property Crimes (burglary, theft, damage, etc.) Neighborhood Problems Assisting Motorists

When not handling calls for service and generating written reports on their activities, Patrol Officers are also responsible for enforcing traffic and criminal laws, DUI enforcement, drug interdiction and serving arrest warrants and civil process papers. The Patrol Division routinely assists local law enforcement officers, the Illinois State Police and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (State Conservations Officers).


Sergeant
Tina Hartz - 1st
Shift Patrol Supervisor

Sergeant
Bart Randall - 2nd
Shift Patrol Supervisor
Sergeant
Tim Sandrock - 3rd
Shift Patrol Supervisor

 

 
 Knox County Patrol Deputies on the scene of a traffic crash

 

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Lieutenant Keith Rickard
Sgt. Bart Randall
Sgt. Tim Sandrock
Sgt. Tina Hartz

 
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