Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office See’s Busy 2022

(Winnebago) The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office had another busy year last year handling more than 44,600 calls for service. According to the Sheriff’s annual report deputies issued 3,374 traffic citations and arrested 216 people for operating while intoxicated.

They handled a total of 1,708 traffic crashes including six traffic fatalities. The Sheriff’s dispatchers received 51,077 911 calls, up 368 from 2021. 

That is up significantly from 2017 when dispatchers took 40,688 911 calls. Each of the Department’s Divisions, specialized units and staff are highlighted in a 44-page annual report which is available online.