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Police officer recognized for helping injured driver following head-on rollover crash in Antioch

An Antioch police officer received an award Wednesday for his actions in helping a driver who was injured and trapped in her vehicle following a head-on rollover crash in Antioch. Antioch Police Officer Ray Galioto is the first recipient of the department’s Commendation Award. The award stemmed from Galioto’s actions on November 18 at a […]

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Lake County Jail corrections officer receives national ‘Correctional Officer of the Year’ award for saving inmates

A Lake County Jail correctional officer was awarded nationally as “Correctional Officer of the Year” for saving the lives of multiple inmates in 2020. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said Corrections Officer Elvis Fejzic received the award recently in Boston during the Major County Sheriffs of America fall conference. Fejzic had also been awarded as […]

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Lake County jail corrections officer awarded ‘Correctional Officer of the Year’ for saving two inmates

A Lake County jail corrections officer was recently awarded as Correctional Officer of the Year for successfully saving the lives of two inmates who attempted suicide in 2020. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said that Corrections Officer Elvis Fejzic was recently awarded the 2020 Correctional Officer of the Year Award by the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association. […]