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Lake County Sheriff Squad and Mark Curran

Respected Public Safety Professional

As a former assistant in the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Attorney General’s Office, Mark brings an increased level of integrity and jurisprudence as Lake County Sheriff. Keeping Lake County Safe remains a top priority. Safety begins with a properly trained workforce and enhanced with educational programming available through schools, civic organizations as well as the Lake County Sheriff’s Citizen’s Police Academy, and Senior Advocate programs.

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Proven Fiscal Manager

Operating under budget for seven years in a row, Sheriff Curran is a trusted steward of taxpayer dollars. Sheriff Curran initiated a cost-saving reorganization of the Court Security Unit. The unit formerly consisted of only full-time deputies. Today, 30 full-time Court Security Officers and 50 part-time Court Security Officers are members of the Court Security Unit, allowing the Office to re-allocate full-time deputies to patrol. The savings for a part-time employee, (including salary and elimination of benefits) is roughly $23,000 per deputy per year.

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Community Leader

Sheriff Curran was raised in Deerfield and he and his wife, Irene, are raising their three sons in Libertyville.

A man of faith, Mark is a Knight of Columbus and he and his family are active members of St. Joe’s Parish in Libertyville and Ascension of our Lord Greek Orthodox Church in Lincolnshire.

Professionally, Mark serves on the Lake County Opioid Initiative, Coalition to Reduce Recidivism and serves on committees for the National Sheriff’s Association, Major County Sheriff’s Association and Illinois Sheriff’s Association.

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RSS Sheriff’s Office News

  • Sheriff Curran Announces Thanksgiving Traffic Safety Campaign November 15, 2018
    The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is conducting extra traffic safety patrols during the Thanksgiving travel week beginning November 16 to November 26, 2018. Funding for this traffic safety campaign is made possible through a grant provided by the
  • Wadsworth Deputy Involved Shooting *UPDATE* November 15, 2018
    On November 14, 2018, Angel X. Lopez, 23, of the 35800 block of North Wilson Road, Ingleside, was released from a local hospital and into the custody of the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.
  • LCSO K9 Teams Save Two Lives in One Day November 12, 2018
    LCSO Canine Teams save two lives, one in Round Lake Beach and one in Waukegan after locating missing people.