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Lake County Sheriff’s Office announces its newest canine, Tera, to help combat child exploitation and human trafficking

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office on Monday announced their newest canine, Tera, who will help the department investigate child exploitation and human trafficking cases. Tera is a one-and-a-half-year-old Labrador Retriever and is an Electronic Storage Detection (ESD) canine. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said Tera is specially trained to locate items with […]

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Federal and state law enforcement in Illinois working to address increase child exploitation online

Local and state police along with federal authorities are working together to help combat increasing cases of child pornography and child exploitation in Illinois, the attorney general announced Monday. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul, along with Acting U.S. Attorney for the Central District of Illinois Douglas J. Quivey, Illinois State Police Director Brendan Kelly and […]