BEGIN YOUR CAREER AS A DEPUTY SHERIFF

A Deputy Sheriff provides police services throughout Lake County.
STARTING SALARY
$69,134.00
With competitive benefits…
…and a company car!

LAKE COUNTY
SHERIFF’S OFFICE

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office employs 550 employees – from the clerks at the front desk to deputy sheriff on patrol.

The Sheriff has a job for you!

LAKE COUNTY,
ILLINOIS

Along the shores of Lake Michigan, Lake County is situated in the northern suburbs of Chicago and just a short drive from Milwaukee.
Lake County is called home to more than 700,000 people.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office was established in 1839. Sheriff John D. Idleburg is the 38th Sheriff of Lake County. The Sheriff is an elected position and serves a four year term. The mission of the Sheriff’s Office encompass’ three core values:

INTEGRITY – RESPECT – PROFESSIONALISM

The Sheriff employs more than 500 people who provide several essential services to the residents to Lake County. Most visible are the 200+ members of the Sheriff’s Police who patrol 444 square miles of land and 900 square miles of water. Direct police services are provide to 130,000 residents of unincorporated areas and some municipalities. The Sheriff also provides mandated services county wide.