Rooks County Sheriff’s Office

Phone Number: 785-425-6312
Emergency Number: 911

Welcome to the Rooks County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Gary Knight welcomes you to the official website of the Rooks County Sheriff’s Office.

Located in Kansas, the Department provides law enforcement services to an area of 895 square miles.

Our mission is to provide the best in quality service to earn the highest respect and confidence from the citizens in Rooks County.

  • Provide public service though individual attention with empathy, integrity and professionalism.
  • Identify areas in which public safety can be enhanced.
  • Be leaders in the area of responsibility and accountability by exercising the maximum effort toward reaching the department’s mission.
  • Treat all citizens and fellow employees in a fair and equitable manner without regard to race, gender, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability or sexual orientation.
  • Reduce crime, make roadways safe and provide assistance to the public in the most professional manner.
  • Be conscious of how they manage their recourses and to focus their activities with the greatest impact on the department’s priorities.
  • Utilize the best available technology to meet the demands of its employees and citizens that they serve.

As members of the Rooks County Sheriff’s Office we must constantly be cognizant of our future expectations. We must work together, plan and strive for excellence realizing that the daily decisions that are made will reflect on the future of our department.