Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 330 North Bench Street, Galena, 61036 IL
  • Chief:

Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office is located at 330 North Bench Street, Galena, 61036 IL. The Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office phone number is 815.777.2141.

Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office News

Today we got to meet Tyler "The Donut Boy". Tyler and his mother have traveled through 41 states delivering donuts to Law Enforcement Officers. Tyler's moto " I DONUT need a reason to thank a cop. " Thank you Tyler!

Congratulations to Deputy Furlong and Canine Sam for completing the Illinois State Police Canine Academy. The Canine Academy is a 10 week program that focuses on narcotics, tracking, apprehension, obedience, and article searches. Deputy Furlong and Sam will start working the road this weekend. Congratulations!

Congratulations to our own Ann Niccum and the remaining correctiional officers (class 18-02) attending the Macon County Law Enforcement Training Center. Congratulations on your graduation on September 14th, good luck with your new career Ann!

With schools starting we would like to remind all motorists to pay close attention to school zones throughout the county. County Officers will be out in force throughout the county enforcing school zone speed limits, talking on cell phones, and watching for any other safety violations. Be aware of school crossing guards, bus stops and children crossing the streets. Parents please encourage your children to cross the street at crosswalks and check both ways prior to crossing the street. We want to do everything we can do to make this year a safe and productive year!

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Office Manager – Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office The Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office is seeking applications for the position of Office Manager. This position provides routine and complex clerical and administrative support to the Sheriff and Chief Deputy. In summary, this position is responsible for the following administrative functions: civil process administration, general accounting, timekeeping and payroll, computer data entry, handling correspondence, telephone calls, records management, and transcription of materials from various media sources. Minimum requirements for this position are as follows: an Associate’s degree in business or related field, and/or at least three years of increasingly responsible related experience, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience. This full-time position offers a competitive wage and benefits package that includes a pension plan, health insurance, vacation and paid holidays. For an application, please go to, Applications and Forms, and click on the Sheriff’s Office link under Employment Applications. Interested parties must submit an application. Resumes are encouraged, but not required. Applications can be submitted in person at the Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office or electronically to Job description for this position can be found at For questions or more information, please contact Chief Deputy Craig Ketelsen at the Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office (Public Safety Building) at 330 North Bench Street, Galena, Illinois, (815) 777-2141. Deadline for applications is Friday, July 27, 2018 at 12 pm - Noon. The Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office is an equal opportunity employer.

Have a Safe and Happy Independence Day! Thank you for the courageous men and women dedicated to protecting our Country.