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*Daytime Plank Road Closure*

Plank Road from just south of Frontage Road to just north of Luther drive will be closed for daytime construction beginning Monday, July 13, 2020. Following the daytime closure, southbound Plank Road will be closed at Veterans Park; northbound Plank Road will remain open. We encourage those traveling in the area to use Route 251 to access the north business district and Route 80, until further notice.

Sergeant Scott DeGroot started his law enforcement career January 09, 2000, with the Peru Police Department.

In August 2009, he was promoted to Sergeant and serves as a shift supervisor in the patrol division. 

Sergeant Scott DeGroot is a certified crisis negotiator. 

Sergeant Scott DeGroot was born and raised in the Peru, where he attended Roosevelt Elementary School, Washington Jr. High School and L-P High School.  He then earned an Associate’s Degree from Illinois Valley Community College.

Sergeant Scott DeGroot is married and has three children.