Deputy Chief Anthony Miceli began his career as a corrections officer with the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department in 1997. He was sworn in as a patrol deputy in 2000, promoted to Sergeant in 2006, Lieutenant in 2016 before his promotion to Deputy Chief in 2021. Deputy Chief Miceli worked his way through the ranks and held various assignments within the Sheriff’s Department during his years of service.
Deputy Chief Miceli is currently the commander of the Machesney Park Police division of the Sheriff’s Department. He is in charge of the department’s special operations division which includes river and snow mobile patrols, forest preserve deputies and school resource deputies. Deputy Chief Miceli also runs the range and armory for the Sheriff’s Department.
Deputy Chief Miceli graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Illinois State University. He also has an advanced supervisor degree from Northwestern University.