The Lake County Sheriff’s Office announces Undersheriff Raymond J. Rose has submitted his resignation to Sheriff Mark Curran, effective April 30, 2017.
Sheriff Mark Curran said, “I give my heartfelt thanks to Undersheriff Rose for his loyalty and commitment to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and his service to the people of Lake County. Undersheriff Rose put us on track to be the best sheriff’s office in the nation, as he provided transformational change by improving the efficiency and professionalism of the Office. I am so happy Undersheriff Rose will finally have some well-deserved time to spend with his family.”
Undersheriff Rose began his career as a Franklin Park Police Officer in 1967. In 1968 he transferred to the Elk Grove Village Police Department, where he climbed through the ranks, becoming the Deputy Chief of Police. In 1992 he was hired as the Chief of Police in the Village of Mundelein, where he served until 2013. In 2013, he was appointed Undersheriff by Sheriff Curran.
Undersheriff Rose brought many important and significant programs to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office including Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training, addressing the mental health crisis, implementation of the Sheriff’s Office’s Naloxone program, and numerous other vital strategic programs.
Undersheriff Rose said, “I express my appreciation to Sheriff Curran and the Lake County Board for their faith and support during my tenure with the Sheriff’s Office. I am so very proud of the men and women of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and know they will continue ‘raising the bar.’ It’s been an honor serving alongside each and every employee of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.”
Undersheriff Rose looks forward to his well-deserved retirement and plans to spend more time with his wife Joanne, his children, and his grandchildren.