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DuPage County Sheriff

James Mendrick

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About the Sheriff

The Sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer in DuPage County, an area of 332 square miles with a population of 904,161.
The Office directly serves the unincorporated areas of the county with a population of approximately 104,000 and also offers many countywide services and initiatives. 
  • Sheriff’s Office Partners with Frontline

    Residents can make requests for services, such as vacation house watches, pet information or to report basic incidents.   View the portal

  • Sheriffs Cross Party Lines to Combat Narcotic Trafficking and Cyber Sex Crimes

    Sheriff Mendrick and Sheriff Hain are crossing party lines to establish new crime fighting collaborations.    Read Press Release

  • Heroin in DuPage County

    Heroin in DuPage County: An Equal Opportunity Epidemic. More information at    Watch Video Now

  • Search for Inmates

    Search for inmates housed in the Sheriff's Jail.   Search Now

  • Sex Offenders Search

    Search for offenders using OffenderWatch(r).   Learn More

  • Update Your Reverse 911 Information

    Keep your reverse 911 information up-to-date!   Learn More

  • Community Alerts

    Protect your family by registering for community alerts.   Register Now!

  • Submit Anonymous Crime Tips

    Dial 911 for emergencies, but submit a crime tip for non-emergency situations.   Learn More

Due to the COVID – 19 outbreak, the DuPage County Sheriff’s Merit Commission entrance exam on April 18th has been postponed. We are extending mail-in registration through May 1st. Please visit -about us – employment opportunities to download the registration paperwork.

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