Sangamon County Sheriff Department in Springfield Illinois

  • Dept Phone: (217) 753-6855
  • Police Department Address:
  • City: Springfield,
  • ZIP: 0
  • County: SANGAMON
  • Office Opened: 1821
  • Department Type: Sheriff's Department
  • Web Link: Sangamon County Sheriff Department Web Site

  • Sangamon County Sheriff Department Sheriff's department comprises of several divisions, one of which is : The Patrol Section operates on a 24/7 basis, every day of the year, and is divided up into three shifts: 7am 4pm, 3pm 12am and 10:30pm 7:30am; the overlaps provide for continual protection and law enforcement availability. Each shift is commanded by a Lieutenant, supervised by two Sergeants and supported by [an average of] 13 Deputies. The men and women in the Patrol Division are usually the first responders to all calls for service, such as: accidents, crimes in progress, traffic enforcement, criminal reports and initial investigations; this is in addition to all officer-initiated calls that they initiate.