For Emergency - Call 911
Non-Emergency - 630-232-6840
37W755 Illinois Route 38
St. Charles, Illinois 60175
Lieutenant Christopher Collins CollinsChristopher@co.kane.il.us630-208-2045 Office
Crisis Intervention Supervisor/InstructorSWAT CoordinatorNegotiations Response Team Leader
Lieutenant Collins' public safety career began in 1993 at the Kane County Sheriff's Office. He has advanced through the ranks as Sergeant (2003) and Lieutenant (2010). Lieutenant Collins has been responsible for a number of assignments during his tenure including, but not limited to, Patrol, Investigations, Community Policing, Office of Professional Standards (OPS), Administration, and Public Information Officer.
Lieutenant Collins is a graduate of both the University of Illinois and Northwestern University Center of Public Safety, School of Police Staff and Command Class.
Hours of Operation and Telephone Numbers
The Civil/Warrants Division can be contacted between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday with the exception of court appointed holidays. For further reference please see the list of court appointed holidays. Some exceptions may apply, so please refer to the specific function below for details and hours of operations conducted outside of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Body Writ – The Civil Division is accountable for overseeing receipt, service fees, processing, filing, assignment, service, and if going out of county for service, forwarding to the proper county for service and return of body writ. For assistance with a body writ, contact a representative of the Kane County Sheriff's Office at 630-208-2015, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Body Writ Service Fees
Caroline Bjornson Civil Division SupervisorBjornsonCaroline@co.kane.il.us630-208-2012 Office
Civil/Warrants Division – The Civil Division is an integral area of the Kane County Sheriff's Office that processes legal filings by private attorneys, the State's Attorneys Office, and all civilians. Process servers see that all papers are served in a timely fashion. In addition, to civil process filings the Kane County Sheriff's Office serves, executes, and oversees the proper receipt, processing, filing, assignment, and return of warrants. (Said warrants may be legally directed or delivered to them). To speak with a representative of the Warrants Division, please call 630.208.2015 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Facing an eviction? Tenants in need of housing and local services can get connected with social services throughout the county via the
Kane County Guide to Community Services.
The Eviction process can be a complex issue. Many questions that you may encounter involve seeking legal advice. The Sheriff's Office is not authorized to answer your legal questions. The following information is provided on the general eviction process and may answer some of your questions. Additional assistance can be sought by contacting the following legal aid organizations:
Forms and Documents
Junk Certificate – While junk vehicles are an eyesore and a blight on the environment, getting rid of an abandon/junk vehicle is not always a simple matter. To speak to a representative of the Kane County Sheriff's office, please call 630-444-1095 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Junking Certificate Request
Orders of Protection – The Civil Division is responsible for the service and execution within the county, as well as the return of proper receipt and information, processing, filing, assignment, service, and return of orders of protection issued within the County of Kane. For orders issued in another county, and requiring service with a Kane County address, the paperwork is processed for service then the proper paperwork is directed back to the appropriate county. To speak with a service representative, please call 630-208-2010, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Paper Service – Paper Service is a service provided by the Sheriff's Civil Division at the time of filing within the Sheriff's Office. The Counter Service fee $45.00 per service, per defendant.
Personal Property Levy – The Civil Division of the Kane County Sheriff's Office is responsible for the processing, service, and enforcement of court orders pertaining to Personal Property Levies. If you wish the Kane County Sheriff's Office to serve a Personal Property Levy, please contact a representative of the Kane County Sheriff's Office at 630-208-2012.
Public Fingerprints – The Kane County Sheriff's Office offers fingerprinting between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on each Thursday, excluding Court appointed holidays. A fee of Twenty Dollars ($20.00) is currently charged for this service per fingerprint card and the process is performed utilizing the Live Scan Electronic Touch print system. We also offer ink finger prints if needed. Please confirm with the requesting agency, what will be accepted.
The Kane County Sheriff's Office is not permitted to perform Illinois Concealed Carry License Application finger printing. For additional details on CCL, please visit the ISP Website.
For details regarding Public Fingerprints, telephone 630-444-1095 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Writ of Replevin – The Civil Division of the Kane County Sheriff's Office is responsible for Notices Served (Writ of Replevin). For personal assistance and details regarding seizure of property, please contact 630-208-2012.
Brittany WoodsForeclosure Division CoordinatorForeclosures@countyofkane.org630-208-2013 Office630-513-5693 Fax
Foreclosure Division – The Kane County Sheriff's Office conducts court ordered foreclosure sales throughout the county jurisdiction and provides a weekly list of upcoming property sales. If you are interested in bidding on any of the properties, you will need to register to bid before the sales start. If you do not register to bid, you will not be eligible to bid. When you do register to bid, you must show ten percent (10%) of the amount of the judgment in certified funds. If you purchase the property you will have twenty-four (24) hours to come up with the remaining balance. Failure to come up with the remaining balance within the twenty-four (24) hour period will result in a forfeiture of your down payment or your ten percent (10%). Additional details can be located in the Foreclosure Sales Rules.
It is also the responsibility of the bidder to check the court file to verify all information. The successful purchaser has the sole responsibility and expense of any kind of taxes, liens or evictions without representation as to the quality of the title and without recourse to the Kane County Sheriff's Office. The sale is also further subject to confirmation by this court.
Foreclosure sales are held every Thursday (except holidays) starting at 9:00 a.m., in Court Room JC100 at the Kane County Judicial Center, 37W777 Illinois Route 38, St. Charles, Illinois 60175. Registration takes place on the day of sales.
Printable Forms:Foreclosure Sale RulesForeclosure Sale PropertiesForeclosure Sale Properties - ExcelSold Foreclosure PropertiesRegistration FormForeclosure Surplus Listing
Correspondence and deliveries regarding foreclosure sales should be sent to the attention of the Foreclosure Division:
Kane County Sheriff's OfficeFloreclosures37W755 Illinois Route 38, Suite ASt. Charles, Illinois 60175-7557
Amy Blacksmith, Records Supervisor
Records Division – The Kane County Sheriff's Office is responsible for maintaining all traffic accidents and incident reports handled by the Sheriff's Office. Copies of traffic accidents can be purchased through the Records Division for Five Dollars ($5.00) or online at the link provided below (for a service fee). Copies of incident reports can only be obtained by filing a Freedom of Information Act or Court Order.
The Records Division is located at the Kane County Sheriff's Office located at 37W755 Illinois Route 38 in St. Charles, Illinois. The facility is located one half mile west of Randall Road in St. Charles, Illinois. Business hours are conducted from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please call 630-232-6840 to speak directly to a service representative.
LEADS – The Kane County Sheriff's Office Civil Division processes and maintains the Law Enforcement Agency Data System through the Illinois State Police LEADS system. While the LEADS system has a number of components, including the computerized Hot File (CHF), participating agencies are responsible for entering records into LEADS that pertain to stolen property, warrants, officer safety, and missing/runaway persons.