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Posted on: January 12, 2023

Peoria County Facilities Closure for Upcoming MLK Holiday

The Peoria County Courthouse, Veterans Assistance Commission, Peoria City/County Health Department, Peoria County Election Commission, and the Highway Department office buildings are closed this Monday, January 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Departme...

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Posted on: January 4, 2023

Intermittent Phone Outages at Jail and JDC

January 5, 2023, there will be intermittent phone outages from 8-9 a.m. at the Peoria County Jail and Peoria County Juvenile Detention Center for maintenance on the system. Emergency 9-1-1 service is not affected by this outage. Community members who expe...

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Posted on: December 29, 2022

Peoria County Facilities Closure for New Year Holiday

The Peoria County Courthouse, Veterans Assistance Commission, Peoria City/County Health Department, Peoria County Election Commission, and the Highway Department office buildings are closed this Monday, January 2, 2023. Departments will reopen on Tuesday,...

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Posted on: December 22, 2022

Peoria County Facilities Closing for Weather

The Peoria County Courthouse, Peoria City/County Health Department, Peoria County Election Commission, and the Highway Department office buildings are closing to the public at 3:00 p.m. today due to deteriorating weather conditions. The Peoria County Sher...

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Posted on: December 21, 2022

Peoria County Facilities Closed for Holiday

The Peoria County Courthouse, Veteran’s Assistance Commission, Peoria City/County Health Department, Peoria County Election Commission, and the Highway Department office buildings are closed this Friday, December 23, and Monday, December 26. Emp...

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Posted on: December 19, 2022

Peoria County Sheriff Launches New App

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Today, the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office announced the release of a new smartphone application. The free app is intended to deliver urgent information from the department and give easy access to public information, such as warrants that are currently act...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

Upcoming Learn with Peoria County Programs

Peoria County invites the public to join us for our upcoming Learn with Peoria County classes and tours, made possible in part through Illinois Central College’s Adult Community Programs curriculum.

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

Sheriff Chris Watkins

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Sheriff Watkins has devoted his entire life to serving others, whether serving in the United States Air Force or as a 18-year veteran of the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office.

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