The Buffalo-Mechanicsburg Police Department is responsible for law enforcement coverage for two rural communities in Central Illinois. Just 14 miles east of Springfield, Illinois the state capital, we are located on the east side of Sangamon County. Our main industry in the area is Farming and Oil. The combined population of both communities are approximately 1,500. Since we are one of the only municipal law enforcement agencies on the east side of the county pass Riverton IL. we find ourselfs on the front lines for most emergencies in the surrounding area assisting the Sangamon County Sheriff's Office, and the Illinois State Police on I73 and rt 36.
The Buffalo-Mechanicsburg Police Dept. offers many law enforcement services such as: patrol, investigations, crime scene investigation, crime prevention, teen court program http://www.northcountyteencourt.com/), traffic safety programs, school safety programs, juvenile programs and many other services. Scroll down and meet the police command staff of the Buffalo-Mechanicsburg Police Dept.
CHIEF BRYON K. HONEA SR.
33 YEARS LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICE
J. BOYD/ 16 YEARS LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICE
D. SMITH/ 35 YEARS LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICE