​​​​​​​​Administration Division

Patrick GenglerPatrick Gengler, Director of Administration
GenglerPatrick@co.kane.il.us
630-208-2002 Office
630-513-6984 Fax

Director Gengler has over nineteen year experience with the Kane County Sheriff’s Office serving in a variety of positions, including working as part of various federal and state task forces focusing on street gang and drug crimes.  During this time, he was instrumental in creating the Internal Affairs Unit and was appointed Public Information Officer in 2009.

Director Gengler earned a B.A. in Law Enforcement Administration from Western Illinois University and has a Masters of Justice Administration from Norwich University.  He is a graduate of the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety, School of Police Staff and Command.

Director Gengler was promoted to Sergeant in 2003 and Lieutenant in 2006.   In January 2015, he was appointed to the position of Director of Administration.  As Director of Administration, he is responsible for the following areas of law enforcement within the Kane County Sheriff’s Office.


Administration – Responsible for management, planning, and budgeting within the Sheriff’s Office.   Additionally, the Administration Division acts as the custodian of personnel records.

FOIA Officer – Serves as the Freedom of Information Act Officer (FOIA) for the Kane County Sheriff’s Office.

Freedom of Information Act - FOIA​

FOIA Request Form

Internal Affairs – The primary responsibility of the Internal Affairs Division is to ensure the integrity of the Sheriff’s Office.  The Internal Affairs Division is responsible for receiving and investigating complaints made against employees of the Sheriff’s Office.  The Kane County Sheriff’s Office is committed to the professional law enforcement services that we provide; and, all complaints shall be thoroughly investigated.  Please contact Sgt. David Wolf regarding the Internal Affairs Program.

Sgt. David Wolf, Internal Affairs
WolfDave@co.kane.il.us
630-208-2030 Office

Complaint Form

Commend an Officer/Recognition Form

Press Officer – Provides sensitive and time-critical information to the press, public, and staff on behalf of the Sheriff’s Office.  Develops strategic communications and establishes timelines for internal and external press releases for public relations material, activities, and special events.  Acts as a spokesperson on behalf of the Sheriff’s Office.

Records – Responsible for all of records management within the Sheriff’s Office. ​

Training – Assists the Public Safety Division with new employee recruiting and background investigations.

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