Rutan: Officer Rutan grew up in Potomac,
Illinois and graduated from Potomac High School.
Officer Rutan then spent four years in the United States
Army. After serving his Country proudly, Rutan attended
college at the Danville Community College.
He was then hired as a police officer for the Robinson
Police Department in 1991. Rutan then graduated from the
Illinois State Police Academy. After finishing the academy,
Officer Rutan went back to college at Lincoln Trail College
and majored in Business Management.
Officer Rutan is one of the two firearms instructors
in Crawford County.
He was hired as a part-time police officer in Oblong
Officer Rutan is married and has three children. Also,
he continues to gain education in the field of law enforcement
and management to better serve his community.