Sgts. Ellis & Muraski Graduate from Northwestern’s Center for Public Safety

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office: Graduation Announcement: Sergeant Eric Ellis and Sergeant Michael Muraski Graduate from Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety January 27, 2015- Sergeant Eric Ellis and Sergeant Michael Muraski recently graduated from the … Continue reading

CL Bar Cocaine Peddler Arrested

A press release from the Sheriff’s Department: Crystal Lake Resident Arrested for Multiple Drug Sales Community complaints about an individual peddling cocaine at numerous bars and taverns in the Crystal Lake area was successfully concluded Friday with the arrest of a … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Task: Compare Marginal Cost to Marginal Revenue

Commenter Steve Willson read McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim’s comments to the Northwest Herald and penned the following advice: I appreciate Sheriff Prim’s honesty in saying he doesn’t have an answer yet. Figuring out the answer, though, is straightforward. It … Continue reading

Bill Prim’s Statement to the NW Herald on Jail Contract

When I saw the Northwest Herald had done a story on the possibility that the County might not renew its contract with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement people, I asked the Sheriff’s Department for the statement which was provided the … Continue reading

The End of November Payroll for the Sheriff’s Department

OK, folks who want to do some research. Yesterday, McHenry County Blog published the pay for Sheriff’s Department employees for the pay period prior to the primary election. That’s the one in which Bill Prim narrowly defeated Undersheriff Andy Zinke. … Continue reading

Going Away Presents at the Sheriff’s Department

As I post this during the spring, I don’t know whether the title is appropriate or not. But my favorite course in grad school at the University of Michigan–Organizational Theory–suggests it probably is. What are people in charge likely to … Continue reading

Pete Gonigam’s Article on Zinke Report Decision

The reporting on Thursday’s court hearing before Judge Thomas Meyer by The First Electric Newspaper Editor and Publisher Pete Gonigam is worth reading. You can find his comments on the Freedom of Information Act case about the former Sheriff Keith … Continue reading