Sheriff Hiring Corrections Officers

From the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Corrections Officer Applications Now Available: Testing is May 27th. Check out our website for more information The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is currently taking applications for the position of Correctional Officer. Physical fitness tests … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Continued CALEA Accreditation

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: MCHENRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE APPLIES FOR REACCREDITATION FROM NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will arrive Monday, March 20, … Continue reading

McHenry County Community Foundation Donates Money to Buy Automatic External Defibrillators

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Sheriff’s Department Receives Grant The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announced that it has been awarded a $17,500 grant from the McHenry County Community Foundation to purchase Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) and train deputies … Continue reading

McHenry County Sheriff Hiring Deputies

From the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Taking Applications for Sheriff’s Deputies The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is currently taking applications for Sheriff’s deputies. Individuals interested in a professional, rewarding career in law enforcement are encouraged to apply. Testing will take … Continue reading

Sheriff Bill Prim Endorses Patrick Kenneally for State’s Attorney

A press release from Republican State’s Attorney candidate Patrick Kenneally: Bill Prim, McHenry County Sheriff, Endorses Patrick Kenneally for State’s Attorney Bill Prim, McHenry County Sheriff, announced today that he is again endorsing Patrick Kenneally for McHenry County State’s Attorney. Bill Prim … Continue reading

Other Entries in CL Parade with Political Overtones

So far, McHenry County Blog has looked at five portions of the Independence Day Parade: Jesse White Jack Franks Patrick Kenneally Democrats Republicans Let’s look at other things with a political tinge. The first I noticed was the squad car … Continue reading

Kim Zinke Arrest Warrant, Indictment Made Public

Apparently, indictments remain hidden from the public until the person indicted is arrested. Woodstock resident Kim Zinke was served with her arrest warrant at the Huntley Police Department last Friday. Judge Michael Caldwell authorized the warrant. He set bond at … Continue reading

County Auditor on Unauthorized Shredding in the Sheriff’s Office

Two days ago, McHenry County Blog reported on the shredding of ten tons of paper by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department during the tail end of Keith Nygren’s term. More details are contained in the following internal following audit findings … Continue reading

Jim Harrison Completes His Conversion from Republican to Independent to Democrat

After the November, 2014, election, I wrote a story asking whether Independent Sheriff’s candidate Jim Harrison was really running for McHenry County State’s Attorney. You can read the article by clicking on its title below: Was Harrison Really Running for … Continue reading

Prim Starting Police Explorers Post at Sheriff’s Department

A press release from McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim: Police Explorer Post applications available for new post youth 14-20 years of age, interested in career in law enforcement The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office will be implementing a Police Explorer Post. … Continue reading

Sheriff Bill Prim Endorses Patrick Kenneally for State’s Attorney

A press release from McHenry County State’s Attorney candidate Patrick Kenneally: Bill Prim, McHenry County Sheriff, Endorses Patrick Kenneally for State’s Attorney Bill Prim, McHenry County Sheriff, announced today that he is endorsing Republican Patrick Kenneally for McHenry County State’s Attorney. Bill … Continue reading

Lake County Sheriff’s Spokesman Running for GOP Committeeman in Cary

Seeing Chris Covelli on the news Wednesday night with regard to the indictment of Fox Lake’s GI Joe’s wife reminded me that I met him at State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally’s Meet and Greet last week at Crystal Lake Rib House. His … Continue reading