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McHenry Police Department donate dozens of extra bulletproof vests to Ukraine

Following a request from the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, the McHenry Police Department announced they have donated and shipped dozens of extra ballistic vests to Ukraine. The Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police said that retired Mokena Police Chief Steven Vaccaro’s sister, Jennifer Doloski, and her husband adopted three boys from Ukraine in […]

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Lake County sheriff’s canines Ryker, Danno, Dax and Duke receive body armor donation from non-profit

Four Lake County Sheriff’s Office canines — Ryker, Danno, Dax and Duke — have received their new bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from a non-profit organization. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office, which has five canine units, only received vests for four of their canines because canine Boomer’s vest is still […]

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Charity donates bullet and stab protective vest to Wauconda Police Canine Badger

A non-profit organization donated a bullet and stab protective vest to Wauconda Police Canine Badger. The vest was donated by the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Badger’s new vest is embroidered with, “In memory of K9 Kye, Oklahoma City Police Department,” the Wauconda Police Department said. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. was established […]

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Charity donates bullet, stab protective vests to 4 of 5 Lake County Sheriff’s Office canines

Four of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office’s five canines will be getting bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from a non-profit organization. Lake County Sheriff’s Office canines Ryker, Danno, Dax and Duke will receive the vests, which are being donated by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Canine Boomer will not be […]

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‘Generosity of our neighbors:’ Antioch Lions Club donates $20,000 to Antioch police, fire departments

The Antioch Lions Club, a non-profit organization, gave the Antioch fire and police departments each a $10,000 donation this week to help them buy new equipment. The donations will be used to help fund protective equipment for Antioch Police Department and provide training equipment for the Antioch Fire Protection District. Antioch Lions Club President Kevin […]

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McHenry County Sheriff’s Office receives donation for training, equipment

Two insurance agents donated $3,000 on Thursday to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office for additional training and equipment. Country Financial agents Chad Elswick and Steve Nulle, who are based in Woodstock, presented the donation to McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim. “On behalf of Country Financial, Chad Elswick and myself recognize and appreciate the hard work […]