Uniformed patrol deputies in fully marked vehicles are designated to patrol the rural townships in the county. The officers occasionally meet with elected township officials and address their concerns with regards to illegal dumping, traffic problems, and any other problems areas which they may be experiencing with any type of crime.
To find out more about the C.O.P.S. program, contact the Patrol Division at (618) 692-6087.
To contact a C.O.P.S. Officer, call the Sheriff's Office at (618) 692-4433.