Sun River Terrace Shooting


Kankakee, IL-Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a subject shot in the Sun River Terrace area this morning about 1:28am. Once on scene it was determined that 18 year old Cleophus C. Reed of Kankakee was deceased from a gunshot wound after he and another subject allegedly attempted to car jack and arm rob an individual in the city of Kankakee. T…

Route 113 Pipeline Release Media Fact Sheet and FAQ

Below, click to download the Media Fact sheet and FAQ for the Route 113 Pipeline leak:

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Route 113 Pipeline Release Resident Fact Sheet

Route 113 Release Resident Fact Sheet Saturday, March 15, 2014

Wood River Pipe Lines LLC (“Wood River”), an operating subsidiary of Buckeye Partners, L.P., is currently investigating a gasoline, diesel and/or gasoline/diesel mixture release in the vicinity of Wood River’s 163 pipeline and 162 pipeline located at State Route 113 and West Road 2750, approximately two miles nort…

Merit Commission Meeting Notice

This is a notice that the Kankakee Sheriff’s Merit Commission will be meeting on Wednesday March 19th, 2014 at 4pm in the Merit Commission Office located inside the EMA department.


Topic will be a discussion of the new hire process being postponed.

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Swanson Federally Indicted


Tim Swanson was indicted by a federal grand jury on numerous charges stemming from alleged actions while he was employed by the city of Countryside, Illinois as their police chief.

The Sheriff’s Office was notified by federal authorities of the indictment and advised that none of the counts of the indictment are related to his employment in Kankakee County.

Swanson was hired in…

Illinois Sheriff’s Association Scholarship (Deadline 3/15/14)

Interested in a $500 scholarship from the Illinois Sheriff’s Association? Apply today (deadline March 15th, 2014) with the link below.


St Anne High School Incident


On February 24, 2014 at approximately 12:15pm Kankakee County Deputies responded to a call of a student that displayed a gun inside of the St. Anne High School. Upon investigation it was determined that the student left the school grounds after displaying the firearm. Investigators from the Sheriff’s Office contacted the student’s mother at her residence in an attempt to locate t…

Warner Bridge Road Closure

Warner Bridge (7000 West Rd) will be closed between IL Rt 113 and IL Rt 102 due to ice/water levels until further notice. Find an alternat…

Merit Commission 1/22/14


The  Kankakee County Sheriff’s Merit Commission will be holding a meeting Wednesday January 22th at 1:30pm, to discuss:

New hire process
Adopting a procedure for conference call meetings

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County Buildings Closed


The Kankakee County Emergency Management Agency is urging people to stay indoors over the next 24‐48 hours. The weather event we are about to experience is a life threatening event for any person(s) not inside. With high winds and continuing snowfall travel is going to become difficult with some roads becoming impassable. With the combination of blowing snow and sub‐zero temperatures…

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