Lake County Sheriff's Office Shatters Record for Collecting Donations for Illinois Special Olympics at the 2014 "Cop-on-a-Roof" Fundraiser
The Lake County Sheriff's Office raised $4,563 for Illinois Special Olympics at the 2014 Annual Special Olympics "Cop-on-a-Roof" fundraiser at the Third Lake Dunkin Donuts on Friday, May 30th. Over 20 Deputies, Revserve Deputies & Explorers volunteered their time to show their support of Illinois Special Olympics. Everyone took turns from atop the Lake County Tactical Response Team truck waiving to passer-by on Route 45.
Units Morns the Passing of a Dedicated Member
The Lake County Sheriff's Reserve Deputy Unit regrets to announce the passing of Reserve Deputy Sheriff Lawaine "Lou" Burnside. Lawaine passed away on Friday December 6, 2013 after a lengthy fight with cancer. Lawaine will be remembered for her incredible desire to serve and compassion towards others.
New Undersheriff Visits the Unit
The Lake County Sheriff's Reserve Deputy Unit would like to welcome Undersheriff Ray Rose to the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Undersheriff Rose is shown addressing the Reserve Deputy Unit on Tuesday November 5, 2013.
Strikes For Illinois Special Olympics Update
The 2013 Strikes for Special Olympics is now in the history books and the event raised over $700.00 for the cause. We would like to thanks all our sponsors for their generous donations and all the participants who attended. Pictures of the event can be found on the Detail Photos tab.
The Law Enforcement Torch Run is the single largest year-round fund-raising event benefiting Special Olympics Illinois. The annual intrastate relay and its various fund-raising projects have two goals: to raise money and to gain awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Illinois. The Law Enforcement Torch Run has raised nearly $28 million over 27 years while increasing awareness of Special Olympics Illinois athletes and their accomplishments.