Deputy Chief Dominick Barcellona started his career with the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department in 1996 as a Corrections Officer. After two years working in corrections, he was sworn in as a Sheriff’s Deputy.
While serving as a Deputy he was a Field Training Officer, a member of the SWAT team and Firearms Instructor.
After 10 years as a Deputy he was promoted to Sergeant. As a sergeant, he oversaw patrol shifts, the TAC unit and shifts at the 911 center.
From there he was promoted to Lieutenant and then appointed to Deputy Chief.
Deputy Chief Barcellona graduated From Northwestern University College for Public Safety Police Staff and Command, class 410. He also graduated from the FBI National Academy session 278.
As Deputy Chief, Dominick oversees the patrol bureau, the K9 unit, and is the incident commander of special operations.