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DeKalb County Sheriff's Office

DeKalb County Sheriff's Office


Roger A. Scott - Sheriff
Public Safety Building - Sycamore Campus
150 North Main Street, Sycamore, IL 60178

Hours: 8 am - 5 pm
Phone:  815-895-7260   Jail Phone: 815-895-4177


NON-EMERGENCY / 24 HOUR:  815-895-2155


The Office of Sheriff originated in England in the 9th and 10th Century, and is the oldest continuing law enforcement unit in history. The expansion of the British Empire brought the Office of Sheriff to the colonies where it evolved into part of the American democratic fabric. The Sheriff’s Office is a full service law enforcement unit throughout the most of the counties/parishes within the United States.


The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is a full service law enforcement unit that includes patrol, investigations, corrections, tele-communications and civil process. In addition the Sheriff’s Office provides contract law enforcement services to other entities within the county. The Sheriff’s Office is a 24/7 operation throughout the 650 square miles of DeKalb County.



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Kishwaukee Brass Quintet performed at the DeKalb County Jail 12/16 providing Christmas music for the 2nd year in a row as part of the "Let's Make it Happen" non-for profit project. Christmas Spirit was felt by both inmates and personnel.  Many Thanks!!


  4 male musicians standing for a photo with their horns  

4 musicians sitting playing their horns

Trumpet: Mark Roller & Nate Pritt, French Horn: Tom Sims, Trombone: John D. Smith, manager, and Tuba: Ed Harvey