It is the policy of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office to receive and investigate all complaints involving allegations of misconduct or unsatisfactory performance by members of the Sheriff's Office. The Internal Affairs Team conducts criminal or administrative investigations relative to respective allegations in a professional, objective and expeditious manner for prompt corrective action and to ensure continued public trust in the Sheriff's Office.
The investigations also serve to protect members of the Sheriff's Office from unwarranted allegations pursuant to the performance of official duties.
Complaints alleging misconduct against a sworn deputy sheriff must be accompanied by a notarized Affidavit, by a notary of the State of Illinois, in accordance with the Illinois Uniform Peace Officer’s Disciplinary Act, Chapter 50 ILCS 725/3.8.
If you should require more information, contact Director Joseph Rivera at 847.377.4000.
Lake County Sheriff's Office
25 South Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
Attention: Director Joseph Rivera or Lieutenant John Lucas
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com