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Lake County Sheriff’s Office reveals new canines Zeus and Drako who have officially graduated from training

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has revealed the names of its two newest police canines — Zeus and Drako — and said they are hitting the streets after recently graduating from training. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said in August that the sheriff’s office was in the final process of selecting the […]

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Lake County Sheriff’s Office announces addition of 2 new canines, bringing total number of canines to 10

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday they are adding two additional canines, bringing their total number of canines to 10, and are asking for students to enter a naming contest. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said the sheriff’s office is in the final process of selecting the newest canines, which will […]

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Two new Lake County sheriff’s canines sworn in, awards presented to citizens and employees at ceremony

Two new Lake County sheriff’s canines were sworn in and over two dozen citizens and sheriff’s employees were recognized at an awards ceremony in Waukegan Thursday afternoon. The ceremony was held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Training Room located in the Lake County Criminal Court Tower in downtown Waukegan. Canine […]

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Gurnee Police Department adding 2 new canines to department; seek students’ help in naming them

The Gurnee Police Department announced they are adding two new police canines to their department and are seeking students to help name the dogs. Gurnee Police Department Public Information Officer Shawn Gaylor said that the new canines will arrive in the coming weeks, with an anticipated swearing-in occurring in June. A partnership with Gurnee Mills […]