Johnson County Sheriff's Office

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Johnson County Sheriff's Office
Abbreviation JCSO
KS - Johnson County Sheriff.jpg
Patch of the Johnson County Sheriff's Office
Agency overview
Formed 1861
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* County of Johnson in the state of Kansas, USA
Legal jurisdiction Johnson County, Kansas and the cities of Edgerton and DeSoto
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters 27747 West 159th Street, New Century, KS 66031
Agency executive Frank Denning, Sheriff
Website
Official website
Footnotes
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is a law-enforcement agency that serves the citizens of Johnson County, Kansas. The Patrol Division is tasked with maintaining peace and providing law enforcement services to the unincorporated parts of Johnson County as well as the cities of Edgerton, Kansas and DeSoto, Kansas. [1]

Organization[edit]

The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is organized into several bureaus consisting of commissioned and civilian personnel. Those bureaus are then organized into several divisions.

Judicial Services Bureau[edit]

  • Civil
  • Court Security

Communications Bureau[edit]

  • The Communications Bureau is the primary public-safety answering point within Johnson County.
  • Provides dispatching services for several law enforcement agencies with jurisdictions in Johnson County.

Operations Bureau[edit]

  • Patrol
  • Warrants
  • Investigations
  • Specialized units such as the Sheriff's Emergency Response Team and the Patrol K9's operate under the Operations Bureau.

Detention Bureau[edit]

Training Bureau[edit]

  • Training
  • Research and Planning

Criminalistics Laboratory[edit]

  • An accredited crime lab by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board. [2]
  • Provides services which aid investigations to agencies within Johnson County.

Support Services Bureau[edit]

  • Personnel
  • Records
  • Fleet Management
  • Property

Rank structure[edit]

Rank Insignia
Sheriff 2 Gold Stars.svg
Undersheriff 1 Gold Star.svg
Major US-O4 insignia.svg
Captain Captain insignia gold.svg
Lieutenant US-O1 insignia.svg
Sergeant SCSO Sergeant.png
Master Deputy No insignia
Deputy No insignia

Fallen officers[edit]

Since the establishment of the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, two officers have died in the line of duty.[3]

Officer Date of Death Details
Deputy Sheriff Willard N. Carver
Monday, June 23, 1952
Gunfire
Detective Gerald A. Foote
Saturday, April 3, 1971
Automobile accident

Johnson County Sheriff's Office in media[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ The Officer Down Memorial Page

External links[edit]