Welcome to the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office

  Sheriff Darren Chambers welcomes you to the official website of the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office.

Located in south-central Kansas, the Department provides law enforcement services to an area of 1,188 square miles adjoining Sedgwick County (Wichita).

Our mission is to provide professional public safety services in partnership with citizens to identify, prevent and solve the problems of crime thereby improving the quality of life in our community.

  • *We maintain the trust of the community through honesty, compassion and fairness.
  • *We adhere to the highest standards of personal and professional conduct. We respect the rights of all citizens and employees.
  • *We recognize our primary responsibility is the protection of life and property.
  • *We appreciate our differences and recognize that unique skills, knowledge and backgrounds bring strength to the community.

Shop with a Hero

This year the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office and the Wellington Police Department participated in the “Shop with a Hero” at Wal-Mart on Sunday. This is the 3rd year this event was put on. Thanks to the staff at Wal-Mart for having the resources to put on this event....

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Inmate Visitation

Beginning November 20, 2021, the Sumner County Detention Facility will resume inmate visitation. If you have any questions regarding visitation please contact the Detention Facility at 620-326-8943.

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Conceal Carry Applications

We will begin taking appointments for processing Conceal Carry applications.  Our lobby is open to the public Please contact Michael Patterson at (620) 326-8941 x6017.  We will schedule appointments for Monday through Wednesday and Friday from 8 am to 11 am and 1 pm...

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Click it. Or Ticket

Deputies will be out May 18, 2020 through May 31, 2020 looking for unrestrained drivers and passengers of motor vehicles. Please remember to buckle up.  

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Sumner County Residents

Sumner County Residents: In light of the rising number of vehicle thefts and burglaries in rural Sumner County we would like to remind you to lock up your personal belongings as well as removing keys from your vehicle(s) and locking them as well. Since October 1st...

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Sobriety Checkpoints

    SOBRIETY CHECKPOINTS NEWS RELEASE FOR RELEASE:    10-22-2018 CONTACT PERSON:  Sgt Lee Patterson, Sumner County Sheriff’s Office   Deputies to Conduct Spot Sobriety Checkpoints on Area Highways                   Deputies from Sumner County Sheriff’s...

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Seatbelt Enforcement

  Special Seatbelt Enforcement  Sumner County residents and travelers: October 29th through November 2nd, the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office along with agencies across the state of Kansas will be performing special seatbelt enforcement. The area of focus will be...

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Tribute to Sedgwick County Deputy Kunze

Amazing tribute to Deputy Kunze written by Sumner County Deputy Wylie Farewell Brother Thousands in attendance, and many still outside. We’ve come from all over to pay tribute to this hero who died. The flags lining the street out front, the holders standing quiet as...

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Sumner County, KS
Darren Chambers, Sheriff
Phone: 620-326-8941