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McHenry County sheriff announces applications open for college scholarships through sheriffs’ association

The McHenry County sheriff says applications are now open for scholarship money distributed through the sheriffs’ association to help college students offset their expenses. The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association will be awarding over $58,000 in college scholarships throughout Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2024-2025 academic year. The scholarships are to be […]

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Lake County sheriff announces applications open for college scholarships through sheriffs’ association

The Lake County sheriff says applications are now open for scholarship money distributed through the sheriffs’ association to help college students offset their expenses. The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association will be awarding over $58,000 in college scholarships throughout Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2024-2025 academic year. The scholarships are to be […]

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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. […]