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The McHenry County Sheriff's Office offers off-duty details to citizens and businesses of McHenry County in order to provide security and/or traffic control at private events. If you have an event in need of these services, please fill out this form at least 48 hours prior to the start of the event.







  • Deputies are considered on duty and have full arrest powers. They come equipped with marked cars and in uniform. They are governed by the same rules and regulations as on duty deputies.
  • Deputies are paid at the time of service by either check or cash and fee is $40.00 per hour, per deputy.
  • Details are paid at a minimum of 2 hours per deputy
  • All of the above information will be presented to the Sheriff or his designee for approval.
  • If detail is approved, the contract will be signed by the Sheriff or his designee and faxed or emailed to the contractor for signature. Contract must be signed and emailed to or Faxed to 815-334-4620 48 hours prior to the event. Once we receive the signed contract, detail will be posted for deputies to sign up. Contractor will be notified of who will be working their event as soon as names are available.




  • Events without alcohol:
    • 500 attemdees or less = 2 Deputies (2 Hr Minimum)
    • More than 500 attendees = 4 Deputes (2 Hr Minimum)
  • Events with alcohol:
    • 500 attendees or less = 4 Deputies (2 Hr Minimum)
    • More than 500 attendees = 6 Deputes (2 Hr Minimum)


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