Sheriff’s 911 Personnel Gain Certificates

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Communications Division Supervisors Receive National Certifications Recently, Communications Division Supervisors Bud Hicks and Brian Knop received their Emergency Number Professional (ENP) certifications with the National Emergency Number Association (NENA). This certification shows … Continue reading

McHenry County Rolls Out Emergency Alert System

By phone, text or email, McHenry County’s emergency response people are seeking contact information.  A press release about it appears below: McHenry County ETSB adds Self Registration Portal to GeoCast Web Emergency Notification System WOODSTOCK, IL – With the increased … Continue reading

The Taxman

If anyone were running against a tax hiker in Illinois–state or local–this would be a marvelous template.  It’s a TV ad being run by Delaware’s Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate Christine O’Donnell against Democrat Chris Coons. … Continue reading

Headlines: Tribune vs. Northwest Herald

Take a look at the headline in the Chicago Tribune about Sheriff Keith Nygren’s belated release of Al Jourdan’s 911 call about Phil Pagano’s possible suicide. Then, take a look at the emphasis in the Northwest Herald’s headline. Which do … Continue reading

Mike Mahon Criticizes Kieth Nygren on Transparency or Lack Thereof in Release of Phil Pagano Suicide 911 Call

Read the press release as it was sent: MAHON NOTES 911 TAPE SHOWS NYGREN STANCE ON PUBLIC INFORMATION Candidate for McHenry County Sheriff Mike Mahon Friday said that incumbent Sheriff Keith Nygren’s initial refusal to release the 911 tapes surrounding … Continue reading