Johnson County Sheriff's Office
Get Johnson County Sheriff's Office essential facts below. View Videos or join the Johnson County Sheriff's Office discussion. Add Johnson County Sheriff's Office to your topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Johnson County Sheriff's Office
Johnson County Sheriff's Office
KS - Johnson County Sheriff.jpg
Agency overview
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionJohnson, Kansas, USA
Legal jurisdictionJohnson County, Kansas and the cities of Edgerton and DeSoto
Headquarters27747 West 159th Street, New Century, KS 66031

Agency executive
  • Calvin Hayden (R), Sheriff
Official website

The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is a law-enforcement agency that serves the citizens of Johnson County, Kansas. The Patrol Division is tasked with maintaining peace and providing law enforcement services to the unincorporated parts of Johnson County as well as the cities of Edgerton, Kansas and DeSoto, Kansas.[1]


The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is organized into several bureaus consisting of commissioned and civilian personnel. Those bureaus are then organized into several divisions.

The current Sheriff Calvin Hayden like his Predecessor Frank Dennings is a Republican, as are most county officials in the county which is predominantly Republican.[2]

Judicial Services Bureau

  • Civil
  • Court Security

Communications Bureau

  • The Communications Bureau is the primary public-safety answering point within Johnson County.
  • Provides dispatching services for several law enforcement agencies with jurisdictions in Johnson County.

Operations Bureau

  • Patrol
  • Warrants
  • Investigations
  • Specialized units such as the Sheriff's Emergency Response Team and the Patrol K9's operate under the Operations Bureau.

Detention Bureau

Training Bureau

  • Training
  • Research and Planning

Criminalistics Laboratory

  • An accredited crime lab by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board.[3]
  • Provides services which aid investigations to agencies within Johnson County.

Support Services Bureau

  • Personnel
  • Records
  • Fleet Management
  • Property

Rank structure

Rank Insignia
Sheriff 4 Gold Stars.svg
Undersheriff 3 Gold Stars.svg
Chief Deputy 2 Gold Stars.svg
Major US-O4 insignia.svg
Captain Captain insignia gold.svg
Lieutenant US-O1 insignia.svg
Sergeant SCSO Sergeant.png
Master Deputy No insignia
Deputy No insignia

Weapons and Equipment



Fallen officers

Since the establishment of the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, three officers have died in the line of duty, with the most recent being on September 11, 2016.[4]

See also


External links

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.



Top US Cities was developed using's knowledge management platform. It allows users to manage learning and research. Visit defaultLogic's other partner sites below: : Music Genres | Musicians | Musical Instruments | Music Industry