1. Lake County Jail Officers Save Man Attempting Suicide

    On July 11, 2017 at approximately 12:00PM, Lake County Corrections Officers Manuel Duarte and Timothy Solomon saved the life of an inmate attempting suicide. Read on...
  2. Man in Mental Crisis Aided by Sheriff’s Crisis Intervention Team Deputies

    On July 21, 2017 at approximately 11:00AM, Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 38800 block of North Oakcrest Lane, Wadsworth, for a report of a man with a gun. Read on...
  3. Be Aware of Flood Related Fraud

    The Lake County Sheriff’s Office reminds of the increased risk of scammers attempting to capitalize on those impacted by flooding. Often, in times of natural disaster there is an increase in door-to-door criminals soliciting fraudulent business. Read on...
  4. Lake County Sheriff’s Office Recognizes Speed Awareness Day

    During Illinois Speed Awareness Day this July 26th, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is taking a proactive approach to promote safety for motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists through both education and enforcement. Read on...
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Countywide #DropItAndDrive Campaign June 1 Through Labor Day Weekend


The Lake County Sheriff's Office is teaming up with the Lake County Chiefs of Police Association and local police departments in a countywide #DropItAndDrive traffic safety campaign during the "100 deadliest days" of teen driving. The Lake County Department of Transportation and AAA are also partnering with law enforcement during the campaign.

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