Rooks County Sheriff’s Office

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

About Us

Department Goals

The Rooks County Sheriff’s Office and each member will strive 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.

Rooks County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 5,181. The county seat is Stockton, and the largest city is Plainville.

Area: 895 mi²

Founded: February 26, 1867

Population: 5,190 (2013)

County seat: Stockton

Cities: Stockton (Patrolled by Rooks County Sheriff’s Office), Plainville (Patrolled by Plainville Police Department), Woodston, Palco, Damar, Zurich, Webster