Ken started his career in law enforcement in 1992. He attended and is a graduate of Lincoln Land Police Training Center, Springfield. He has been Captain since 2011. He currently completes administrative duties and supervises daily patrol activities. He previously served as Lieutenant from 1999-2011 and Sergeant from 1996-1999. He has served in several capacities within the department including crime scene technician, evidence technician, and investigative duties. He is a certified Crime Scene Technician, Entry Team Operator, Less Lethal Munitions instructor, and Crisis Negotiator. He is married and has one daughter and two sons. His wife is a Doctor of Audiology at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru. He is very active in youth sports, coaching since 2004. He has coached baseball/softball in Marseilles, Seneca, and Morris. He currently coaches 14U travel softball for Wiers Baseball Academy in Morris. He coaches Seneca Pride Youth Tackle Football, lightweight division. He is a member of the Seneca Grade School Board of Education, Seneca Pride Football Board, and Wiers Academy Softball Club.
Captain Kenneth Sangston Jr.