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DuPage County Sheriff

James Mendrick

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Programs and Services


Programs and Services

The Sheriff's Office offers a variety of programs and service to meet the needs of its residents.

Program NameDescription
Cell Link Donated cell phones give seniors 911 access
Citizen Police Academy DuPage residents learn about police work
Citizen Volunteer Program Volunteer your time and talents at the Sheriff's Office 
Crime Prevention How to protect your identity, car and avoid scams  
Distracted Driving Awareness to reduce accidents caused by distracted driving
Explorer Post #644  Young people learn about law enforcement  
Fingerprinting Services Free fingerprinting services for residents of unincorporated DuPage County
First Step Anonymous program helps parents determine if a suspicious substance is a drug  
G.R.E.A.T. Kids learn the danger of gang involvement  
Guardian Automated calling program checks on seniors  
Home Security Surveys Deputies will help you make your home safer  
Jail Tours Arrange for a group tour of the jail  
Neighborhood Watch Residents work together to keep their neighborhood safe  
Offender Watch Find out about sex offenders in your area  
Reverse 911 Automated calling program tells community of danger  
Rx Drop Box Provides a method to safely dispose of unused and unwanted prescription medications
Safety Saturday Public awareness about safety and crime prevention
S.P.A.R.R. Residents can be registered if they are at greater risk of becoming confused, lost, disoriented or missing
S.T.A.R. Volunteers Volunteers Help keep our nature trails safe  
S.W.A.P. Sheriff's Work Alternative Program - an alternative to incarceration
Too Good For Drugs Deputies teach kids to say no to drugs  
V.I.N.E. Victim Information and Notification Everyday