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

Smuggling Cook County Jail Guard Pleads Guilty

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Former Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Marijuana and Alcohol into Cook County Jail CHICAGO — A former Cook County Corrections Officer admitted in federal court today that he smuggled marijuana, tobacco … Continue reading

Jail Contract Up

The McHenry County Board’s Law and Justice Committee has a contract for Correctional Officers before it next Tuesday before the County Board meeting at 9. The cost implications can be seen below: On October 8th the Human Resources Committee will … Continue reading

Cost Implications of New County Jail Employee Contract

When I discovered the proposed contractfor McHenry County Correctional Officers, I asked for cost information. It arrive yesterday afternoon and I share it with you below: In response to your FOIA request, the current annual salary cost for Unit II … Continue reading

Corrections Officers Due 2% tp 3% Raises in Proposed 3-Year Contract

Three committees have been discussion the Correctional Officers contract which is to be voted upon next Tuesday night, but, strangely, my Freedom of Information request for it was denied today. Imagine my surprise when I found the contract posted among … Continue reading

Will Kieth Nygren “Get Religion” and Allow 230 of his Trained Staff to Carry Guns While Off Duty?

McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren got a headline saying he was in favor of a concealed carry law in today’s Northwest Herald, as you can see below. I’d try to find the NW Herald article that I believe quoted a … Continue reading