Patrol Division

The Patrol Division is authorized 74 employees, including commissioned law enforcement deputies and clerical staff. The Patrol Division provides a variety of services to the citizens of Sedgwick County.  Deputies are assigned to patrol eight beats, covering the unincorporated areas of Sedgwick County.  These deputies are the first to contact residents who are reporting crimes, traffic accidents or otherwise need law enforcement assistance.  Each section and unit in the Division concentrates on the accomplishment of its primary mission; however, they regularly combine efforts and share personnel to address specific concerns.   

Administration Section 

The Administrative Section is comprised of a captain, a lieutenant, and one civilian employee.  The patrol administrative section is responsible for the daily operations of the division, along with coordinating with citizens and other law enforcement agencies in providing law enforcement services. 

Road Patrol Section 

The Road Patrol Section provides law enforcement services to Sedgwick County 24 hours a day, 365 days a week. The Patrol Section is comprised of three shifts each is commanded by a  Lieutenant and two shift Sergeants who lead the deputies assigned to the shift as they respond to calls for law enforcement services, traffic issues and provide other services to the community.

Community Liaison Unit

The Community Liaison Unit (CL) is comprised two deputies.  They have recently merged with our Community Policing Unit.  The primary mission of the unit is to provide educational programs for the public to reduce crime through prevention.  The Community Liaison Unit also represents the sheriff’s office at community functions such as parades, festivals, and neighborhood association meetings.  They facilitate the D.A.R.E. program.  Deputies teach D.A.R.E. to 5th grade elementary students.  Instruction focuses on good decision making and the danger of drug and alcohol abuse.  

Community Policing Unit 

The  Community Policing Unit is commanded by a Sergeant and deputies who use problem oriented policing techniques and coordinate with other private and governmental agencies to address issues within the community.