McDonough County Sheriff’s Office
The McDonough County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for patrolling all unincorporated towns and rural areas of McDonough County. The county is approximately 580 square miles total. The majority of the department’s deputies are responsible for patrol. The McDonough County Sheriff’s Office has five deputies assigned to night patrol operations. The office also employs two full time Investigators and one Lieutenant dedicated to drug investigations. A trained K-9 team is also a part of the staff.
Additionally the Sheriff’s Office also oversees the Macomb/McDonough County Strategic Response Team (SRT). The SRT is a multi-agency response team that is equipped and trained to execute high risk fugitive warrants and narcotic warrants.