Archive for From Roger’s Desk

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 @ 8:58PM

Sheriff Scott Congratulates Retiring Sheriffs

Sheriff Roger Scott with Sheriff Duane Wirth of Boone County and Sheriff Elry Faulkner of Johnson County. Sheriff Wirth is retiring after 36 years as Sheriff. Sheriff Faulkner, another longtime Illinois sheriff, is retiring with 40 years as Sheriff. Sheriff Faulkner is the longest serving Sheriff in Illinois history. This…

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014 @ 3:02PM

Timeline of DeKalb County Sheriffs

Sheriff Scott stands beside the display showing a record of all the county sheriffs that have served DeKalb County since 1838. This display can be viewed at the Public Safety Building in Sycamore.

Friday, December 20th, 2013 @ 2:18PM

Sheriff Scott Hosts Band at Jail

The 2013 Kishwaukee Brass Quintet holiday season concluded with a memorable visit to the DeKalb County Jail, hosted by Sheriff Roger Scott and his staff. Sheriff Scott said the jail has never done something like this before. He said the experience was a positive one, and one that can be…

Friday, January 1st, 2010 @ 3:04PM

Dog Stars: Sheriff’s K9 Program

By Benji Feldheim Courtesy of the The Daily Chronicle. Original article published on 3/26/2008. Maverick is a sociable dog – even when he’s working. The 8-year-old German shepherd strutted through the DeKalb County Legislative Building in Sycamore, panting heavily as he sniffed to find a marijuana pipe during a citizens’…

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008 @ 2:40PM

The Roots of the American Sheriff

Have you ever wondered about the history behind the office of Sheriff in America? Roger has spent many hours researching the history of the American Sheriff. Read the following article to learn about some of the information he has gathered on this subject.