Mercer County
Sheriff's Office
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The Mercer County Sheriff's Office is the largest law
enforcement agency in the county and patrols all 569 square
miles of the county.  The department also provides police
service to the city of Matherville and Village of Joy by
contract.  The patrol division is supervised by Sheriff  David
Staley and Chief Deputy Casey Switzer.  Mercer County
deputies patrol all areas of and respond to all calls for
assistance within their jurisdiction and assist and cooperate
with all local police department, Illinois State Police and
other outside agencies.  The patrol division is the most visible
function of the Sheriff's Office.  Deputies assigned to patrol
perform several specialized duties including
Sergeants, a K-9
unit, an accident investigator, evidence technicians, tactical
officers, field training officers, firing range officers, juvenile
officers and a hostage negotiator.  At left, you will find a link
to the Illinois State Police as well as contact information for
other area police departments.    

If you are going to be away from your residence or business
for an extended period of time, you may request extra patrol
from the Mercer County Sheriff's Office.  Fill out the form
linked at left and deputies will be advised to patrol the area
around your residence or business more often during the
period of time you specify.
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Mercer County Sheriff's Office - 906 SW 3rd St, Aledo, IL  61231 - (309) 582-5194
Patrol
Aledo Police Dept
(309) 582-2330

Alexis Police Department
(Warren County)
(309) 482-5537

Keithsburg Department
(309) 374-2311

New Boston Police
Department
(309) 587-8181

New Windsor Police
Department
(309) 667-2601

Sherrard Police Department
(309) 593-2415

Viola Police Department
(309) 596-4111