The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division provides a wide variety of law enforcement services to the citizens of Johnson County. The geographical areas patrolled by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office include the unincorporated areas of Johnson County and the cities of De Soto and Edgerton.

Some of the services provided by the members of the Patrol Division include:

  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Traffic Accident Investigation
  • Medical Emergency Response
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Community Education Events
  • Mental Emergency Response
  • Serving Civil Process
  • Community Event Security
  • Roadside Motorist Assistance
  • Serving Arrest Warrants
  • 911 Emergency Response
  • Animal Control

While all members of the Patrol Division are trained, equipped, and capable to perform these functions, the Patrol Division includes specialized teams for certain functions. The specialized teams include: 

  • Drug Recognition Experts
  • Field Training Officers
  • Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Inspectors
  • Crisis Intervention Team Members
  • Motorcycle Unit  
  • Traffic Accident Investigation Team

The Patrol Division is headquartered at the Johnson County Sheriff’s Patrol and Operations Building on the Fred Allenbrand Criminal Justice Complex. In addition to this central station, the Patrol Division has three substations – one each in the cities of De Soto, Edgerton, and Stilwell. The 41 members of the Patrol Division consist of one Captain, six Lieutenants, six Sergeants, 27 Deputies, and one Animal Control Officer. These members work as a team to ensure that the citizens they serve receive the absolute highest quality of law enforcement services available.