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152 South Kellogg St.
Galesburg, Illinois 61401
M-F 7:30am - 4:30pm
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Investigation
KNOX COUNTY
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
INVESTIGATIONS
DIVISION 

 

 The Investigations Division of the Knox County Sheriff's Department is staffed by three full time Detectives, one of which is assigned to the Multi-County Narcotics Enforcement Group. The three Detectives are directly supervised by the Detective Sergeant. The Investigations Division, like the Patrol Division, is overseen and managed by the Department's Lieutenant.

All Detectives receive specialized training in areas such as Interview & Interrogation, Finger Print Development, Crime Scene Investigation and Clandestine Methamphetamine Labs.



The average case load for each Investigator ranges anywhere from 20-40 cases at any given time. A few of the many crimes that the Investigation Division investigates are:

          - Homicide
          - Burglary
          - Robbery
          - Sex Crimes
          - Felony Theft
          - Financial Crime
          - Child Abuse
          - Narcotics & Methamphetamine Investigations

Detectives are  also assigned cases involving:

          - Missing Persons Investigations
          - Locating & Apprehending Fugitives
          - Cases Involving Equivocal Death & Suicide
          - Background Checks on Prospective Employees
          - Internal Investigations

The Investigations Division routinely works with and  assists local area law enforcement agencies as well as Federal (FBI, DEA, BATF) and State (Illinois State Police, Illinois Department of Corrections, Attorney General's Office)  Agencies.

The Investigations Divison's office hours are Monday-Friday, 8 AM - 4 PM.   A Detective is on-call nights, weekends and all Holidays.

Detective
Sergeant
Jason Landers

(309) 345-3887 

Detective
Carl Kraemer

(309) 345-3780 

Detective
Joe Sims

(309) 345-3738 

 
 

 Detective
Brian Brady

(309) 345-3787 

 

 

 
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