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  • 2018 Budget: $68,770,083
  • Full and Part Time Staff: 537
  • 2017 Jail Bookings: 8,203
    • 2017 Jail Releases: 8,185
    • 2017 Average Daily Jail Population: 612
    • 2017 Total Meals Served in Lake County Jail: 741,561
  • 2017 Naloxone Saves: 32 (no duplicate saves)
  • 2017 Naloxone-trained inmates: 19 (program started 12/1/2017)
  • 2017 'A Way Out' Participants: 7
  • Lake County Sheriff's Gang Task Force - YTD 2017
  • Arrests: 149
  • Seized the following (including seizures with federal partners)
    • $104,643 USC
    • 18 guns
    • 4 vehicles
    • 58 pounds of cannabis 
    • 3.46 pounds of cocaine
    • .41 pounds of crack cocaine
    • 41.5 grams of heroin
    • 3,008 prescription pills

About the Lake County Sheriff’s Office

 
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office has the constitutional and statutory responsibility to enforce federal laws, Illinois State statutes and County ordinances for unincorporated Lake County and contract-communities including the Villages of Beach Park, Deer Park, Lake Barrington, Long Grove, North Barrington and Long Grove, Mettawa and Volo.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office maintains peace and order, arrests offenders, issues traffic citations, serves civil process, maintains the Lake County Adult Correctional facility and provides security for the courts.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office 2018 Annual Budget approved by the Lake County Board is $68,770,083, with 482 full-time and 55 part-time employees.