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Allen County Sheriff’s Office deputies serve the citizens and visitors of Allen County in a broad range of duties including but not limited to: taking criminal reports, completing follow up investigations, completing crash investigations, and participating in the enforcement of all criminal and traffic laws in the State of Kansas.

Deputies patrol all of Allen County which consists of 505 square miles of rural and urban areas including the cities of Gas, Elsmore, Savonburg, and Mildred as well as the unincorporated towns of Geneva, Carlyle, Bayard, and Petrolia.  The Allen County Sheriff’s Office also assists the Moran Police Department, La Harpe Police Department, Humboldt Police Department, Iola Police Department, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, and the Kansas Highway Patrol upon request.

Deputies serve as officers of the Allen County District Court and are tasked with serving civil process documents ranging from Protection From Abuse (PFA) and Protection From Stalking (PFS) Orders to Civil Litigation papers.

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Deputy Mike Jewell began his law enforcement career as a Corrections Officer at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility in 2006.  In 2010 Jewell joined the Cheney Police Department where he served until 2013.  While serving with the Cheney Police Department, Jewell earned the rank of Senior Patrolman.  Jewell left the Cheney Police Department and worked as the City Marshal for Le Roy until joining the Allen County Sheriff's Office in 2014.  

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Deputy Joe Robertson began his law enforcement career with the Neosho County Sheriff's Office in 1974.  In 1975, Robertson joined the Chanute Police Department where he served until 1978.  Robertson returned to the Neosho County Sheriff's Office as a Captain/Detective before being appointed Sheriff by Governor Carlin.  Robertson served as Sheriff until 1984.  Robertson then served as Project Leader for the Southeast Kansas Narcotics Enforcement Unit before joining the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in 1985.  In 1992, Robertson left the DEA and worked in private security until 2010.  Robertson returned to his hometown in 2012 and served the Iola Police Department until 2014 when he joined the Allen County Sheriff's Office.  Joe has a vast amount of knowledge and brings great experience to the Allen County Sheriff's Office. 


Deputy Travis Buck began his law enforcement career as a reserve Officer with the Frontenac Police Department in 2012.  Buck joined the Frontenac Police Department part-time in 2013 before joining the Allen County Sheriff's Office in 2014. Buck brings a great deal of knowledge in self-defense as he is currently serving in the United States Army National Guard as a Military Police Officer and a Defensive Tactics Instructor.

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Deputy Jarod Tingley began his law enforcement career with the Liberal Police Department in 2010.  Tingley joined the Allen County Sheriff's Office in 2012. Tingley is very proactive in traffic enforcement in an attempt to reduce accidents. Prior to entering law enforcement, Tingley volunteered as a firefighter for the Arma/Crawford County District 2 Fire Department as well as the Scott Township Fire Department in Fort Scott. Tingley served as a part time EMT-B for Allen County EMS as well as a part time EMT-I for Baxter Springs EMS before serving full time for Mercy EMS in Fort Scott and Labette Health EMS in Parsons.  Tingley serves as the agency Radar/Lidar Instructor as well as the webmaster for the agency website.  


Deputy Jason Kegler began his law enforcement career with the Allen County Sheriff's Office Reserve Division in 2011.  Deputy Kegler completed the 44th Part-Time Academy at the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center in 2013. Deputy Kegler has a history in education at Allen Community College, Neosho County Community College, and Pittsburg State University resulting in great rapport with local college students.


Deputy James Jerome began working for the Allen County Sheriff's Office in 2014. Jerome previously served with the Iola Police Department and is currently employed with the Iola Fire Department/Allen County EMS.

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Deputy Daren Kellerman began his law enforcement career with the Allen County Sheriff's Office in 2001.  Kellerman has served as the D.A.R.E. Officer and as La Harpe Chief of Police.  Kellerman has received extensive training in the apprehension and prosecution of impaired drivers.  Kellerman has also trained as a forensic investigator for crimes against children.


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