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Monday, November 5th, 2018 @ 2:42PM

Scott reflects on almost 50 years with DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office

This article is courtesy of the Daily Chronicle and originally published on Nov 2, 2018. SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott said a lot has changed since almost 50 years ago, when he first was hired at the sheriff’s office. Scott, 71, who has spent 33 of those years…

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014 @ 12:14PM

Kishwaukee Brass Quintet as “Repeat Offenders”

Sheriff Scott invited the Kishwaukee Brass Quintent to perform Christmas Music at the DeKalb County Jail. This was the second year that the group has made a holiday appearance at the jail, which earned them the title of “Repeat Offenders” this year. The event was part of the Let’s Make…

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 @ 11:00AM

Sheriff’s Office Mobile Patrol App

Sheriff Roger Scott announces the activation of the Sheriff’s Office new FaceBook Page and the availability to the County-wide Community a free app known as the Mobile Patrol Public Safety App (Mobile Patrol). Mobile Patrol is available by searching for “Mobile Patrol,” on Google, Play Store, or App Store. After…

Saturday, December 6th, 2014 @ 8:44PM

Sheriff Scott Sworn In Dec. 1st

Sheriff Roger Scott was sworn in on December 1st at the DeKalb County Courthouse.This event marked the ninth time that Sheriff Scott has taken the Oath of Office as DeKalb County Sheriff. Unlike in past years, Sheriff Scott had to make special arrangements in order to have the traditional prayer…

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, November 5th, 2014 @ 8:12AM

2014 General Election Victory!

The 2014 General Election results are in, with 23,598 citizens endorsing Sheriff Scott for our 8th General Election victory. Sheriff Scott extends his gratitude to all our supporters, and he considers it an honor to continue to serve the citizens of DeKalb County as their sheriff!

Friday, January 24th, 2014 @ 10:08AM

Sheriff Using Home Monitoring to Ease Jail Crowding

Daily Chronicle Article SYCAMORE – Electronic home monitoring has changed quite a bit since DeKalb County Sheriff’s Deputy Ray Nelson first began working on the cases. When it started, electronic home monitoring could only tell authorities whether someone was at home. Now, it can pinpoint exactly where participants are –…

Friday, January 17th, 2014 @ 10:37AM

Sheriff Scott Is Recognized for 45 Years of Service

On Tuesday January 15, 2014 the DeKalb County Board proudly recognized Sheriff Roger Scott for a monumental achievement, 45 years of continued service to the citizens of DeKalb County. Sheriff Scott began his service in the Communications Division. In those days the Communications Division was also charged with overseeing the…

Friday, January 17th, 2014 @ 10:32AM

Sheriff’s Deputies Work Through The Cold

DeKALB – DeKalb County Sheriff’s Sgt. Van Bomar was busy over the weekend. Bomar worked from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 11:30 a.m. Saturday helping cars in ditches and cars stuck in the middle of the road. It was all in a day’s work for Bomar, who is one of dozens…

Monday, January 6th, 2014 @ 5:58PM

Sheriff Scott Patrols During Severe Winter Storm

Despite the record-breaking arctic conditions, Sheriff Scott could be found patrolling the streets of DeKalb County during the January 2014 winter storm event. This photo was taken on the the west county line at 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 6th, 2014. The temperature at that time was -15 degrees.

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.

Saturday, December 28th, 2013 @ 7:10PM

County Jail Overflow Expenses Continue to Grow

Daily Chronicle Article ( Published: Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST By FELIX SARVER – SYCAMORE – DeKalb County’s jail continues to overflow with inmates, and DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott sees no point in talking further about what needs to be done. He said it’s time for…

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