DeKalb County Police Department

Find DeKalb County Illinois police departments, precincts, and stations. Police departments provide information on public safety, police reports, dispatch, impounds, and policing.


Cortland Police Department 12950 Highway 38 Cortland IL 60112 815-756-2558


DeKalb Police Department 200 South 4th Street DeKalb IL 60115 815-748-8400

Genoa Police Department 113 North Genoa Street Genoa IL 60135 815-784-6633

Hinckley Police Department 700 James Street Hinckley IL 60520 815-286-7465

Kirkland Police Department 511 Main Street Kirkland IL 60146 815-522-3315

Sandwich Police Department 308 East College Street Sandwich IL 60548 815-786-7261

Somonauk Police Department 140 West Dekalb Street Somonauk IL 60552 815-498-2351

Sycamore Police Department 535 Dekalb Avenue Sycamore IL 60178 815-895-2123

Village of Waterman Police Department 215 West Adams Street Waterman IL 60556 815-264-3574

About DeKalb County Police Departments

Police Departments in DeKalb County, IL are law enforcement agencies that are responsible for policing the DeKalb County community. DeKalb County police promote public safety by preventing crime, stopping crimes in process, criminal investigations, and by providing first response to emergencies.

You may contact the Police Department for questions about:
  • DeKalb County public criminal records
  • Filing accident reports
  • Filing DeKalb County police reports
  • 911 emergencies and first responders
  • Filing complaints and public safety concerns
  • Fingerprinting services
  • DeKalb County Police jobs and employment
DeKalb County Criminal Records

DeKalb County Police Stations keep public records that are available to the public including criminal records, arrest records, police reports, accident reports, police blotters, and DeKalb County crime maps. Police Depts may also provide information about driving history, traffic violations, parking tickets, and car accident reports that may be required for insurance claims.

Crime Prevention

DeKalb County Police Officers are empowered to protect the community through various laws and statutes granted by the state of Illinois and local community ordinances. Policing powers are used to prevent and deter crime in DeKalb County, IL and may include arrest and detainment, stop and search, issuing tickets and fines, and performing investigations of criminal activity.

Police Department Units

Police Departments in DeKalb County are broken down into several internal units, each tasked with a specific set of policing responsibilities and goals. The DeKalb County Police Patrol works to promote public safety through Police Officer presence, typically in Police cars, foot patrol, bicycle police, and by providing emergency response. DeKalb County Detective units are tasked with gathering evidence, investigating and solving crimes to aid the effort of criminal prosecution. Traffic Control Police enforce DeKalb County traffic safety laws through the issuance of fines and driving tickets for traffic and driving violations.

DeKalb County Police Dept Specialized Units

The DeKalb County Police are organized into specialized task groups to help combat crime and public safety issues. These specialized task forces include domestic violence units, anti-gang squads, and drugs and narcotics units. Police Officers work to improve relations in the DeKalb County community through focused community policing groups which establish ties with local businesses, neighborhood groups, religious groups, and schools.