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PATROL DIVISION'S MAJOR DUTIES:
- Patrols roads and highways in Winnebago County.
- Ensures the peace and safety of the public through enforcement of laws and ordinances.
- Responds to and investigates various incidents and traffic accidents reported to the department.
- Prepares accurate and concise reports.
- Directs traffic as needed to ensure public safety.
- Provides assistance for various special events, including traffic control, crowd control, and security.
- Assists in providing search and rescue operations.
- Securely transports persons in custody.
- Subdues, controls, and detains aggressive individuals involved in physical confrontations.
- Responds to emergency situations.
- Performs related duties as assigned.
WINNEBAGO COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SPECIAL TEAMS
- Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT)
- Tactical Response Unit
- Dive/Rescue Team
- Aire/Huskey Ice Rescue
- Honor Guard
- Boat Patrol Unit
- K-9 Unit
- Accident Reconstruction Team
- Hostage Negotiator Team