Community Info Programs

View our links below to view crimes in your area, to receive emergency alerts and many more features. If you need information on any service listed or not listed below, please contact our Community Service Officer, Lt. Gessner at 815-802-7144.

Offender Watch

OffenderWatch® is the nation’s leading registered sex offender management and community notification tool with hundreds of leading agencies in dozens of states utilizing it. Kankakee County’s law enforcement utilizes OffenderWatch® to manage and monitor the whereabouts, conduct and compliance status of the registered offenders in Kankakee County. OffenderWatch® provides the most accurate and timely information available and now this information is available to you.

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Automated Victim Notification System

Anyone can sign up to be notified of an inmate’s release (including state penitentiaries). After entering the VINELink site, select the search tab, enter Offender ID # or Offender Name and click the search button. Users can then select their method of notification/email or phone.

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Lexis Nexis Community Crime Map

The Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with LexisNexis to provide the citizens of Kankakee County with Community Crime Map. This website will allow the public to keep an eye on crimes in their community.

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Alarm Permits

Kankakee County Sheriff’s Police continues to strive to maintain an updated alarm list, which also includes key holder and emergency notifications. Any questions, please call 815-802-7144.

Illinois Premise Alert Program

The Illinois Premise Alert Program provides for Public Safety Agencies in the State of Illinois to allow people with special needs to provide information to Police, Fire, and EMS personnel to be kept in a database.

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This county wide program was established to provide training to help our elderly population to protect themselves against bodily injury, frauds occurring in our area as well as to provide a clearinghouse of information for our senior population.

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