Request House Watch

For those leaving their homes unattended for a period of time (vacation, family emergency, etc.), the Sheriff’s Office will provide a targeted patrol of your neighborhood and home. Be advised that these electronic forms are only checked during normal business hours. If you need immediate coverage, please contact the non-emergency number at 815-338-2144.

The Following link will take you to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Vacation Watch / Citizen Reporting page.

Contact Directory

The McHenry County Sheriff's Office

Jail Main Office: 815-338-9396

Jail Visitation: 815-334-4745


Civil Process Division: 815-334-4720

Community Relations: 815-334-4739

Records Divisions: 815-334-4770


Crime Stoppers: 800-762-STOP

Detectives: 815-334-4750

Patrol (Main Office): 815-334-4480

Patrol (Algonquin Substation): 847-829-9259

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