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Posted on: September 18, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Four Sheriff’s Deputies Recognized at Promotion Ceremony

Promotions

Sheriff Mark Curran is proud to recognize the promotions of four members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.  Deputy Chief Scot Kurek, Lieutenant Robert Richards, Sergeant Kenneth Engberg, and Sergeant Kyle Brown were recognized by Sheriff Curran at a ceremony on September 18, 2017.


Kyle Brown was promoted to the rank of Sergeant on July 19, 2017.  Kyle is a 15-year veteran of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.  He’s served as a Field Training Officer, Firearms Instructor, Juvenile Officer, Detective, Tactical Response Team Operator, and Tactical Trainer.  Kyle received his Bachelor’s Degree from Illinois State University.  He is assigned as a shift supervisor on Highway Patrol-Midnight Shift.


Kenneth Enberg was promoted to the rank of Sergeant on March 15, 2017.  Kenneth is a six-year veteran of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, and has over ten years of experience as Captain of the Illinois Army National Guard.  He served as a member of the Court Emergency Response Team (CERT), Tactical Flight Officer (TFO), Hostage Negotiator, and is a Traffic Crash Reconstructionist.  Kenneth earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Illinois and his Master of Business Administration from Southern Illinois University.  He is assigned as a shift supervisor on Highway Patrol-Afternoon Shift.  


Robert Richards was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on March 15, 2017.  Robert is a 20-year veteran of the Lake County Sheriff’ Office.  He’s served as a Detective, Tactical Response Team Operator, Firearms Instructor, Highway Patrol Shift Supervisor, and is currently Commander of the Tactical Response Team.  Robert earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Southern Illinois University and is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command.  He is assigned as Commander of Highway Patrol-Midnight Shift.


Scot Kurek was promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief on August 21, 2017.  Scot is a 19-year veteran of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.  He’s served as a Detective, Highway Patrol Shift Supervisor, Lieutenant overseeing the Warrants and Civil Process Teams, and served as Interim Deputy Chief of Police for Fox Lake Police Department during a six-month period.  Scot earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Northeastern Illinois University and is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command.  He is assigned to Administration/Strategic Services and is leading the Lake County Sheriff’s Office toward achieving accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).  


Sheriff Mark Curran said, “I’m proud of the accomplishments of Scot, Robert, Kenneth, and Kyle.  All four have shown their dedication to the people of Lake County and their passion toward keeping Lake County safe.  I am confident all four will instill their knowledge and leadership values in those they supervise, as we continue raising the bar at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.”

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