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Monday, January 6th, 2014 @ 5:58PM

Sheriff Scott Patrols During Severe Winter Storm

Despite the record-breaking arctic conditions, Sheriff Scott could be found patrolling the streets of DeKalb County during the January 2014 winter storm event. This photo was taken on the the west county line at 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 6th, 2014. The temperature at that time was -15 degrees.

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Saturday, December 28th, 2013 @ 7:10PM

County Jail Overflow Expenses Continue to Grow

Daily Chronicle Article (www.daily-chronicle.com) Published: Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST By FELIX SARVER – fsarver@shawmedia.com SYCAMORE – DeKalb County’s jail continues to overflow with inmates, and DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott sees no point in talking further about what needs to be done. He said it’s time for…

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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 @ 5:04PM

Sheriff’s Deputies Deliver Alleged Crack Cocaine Ringleader to DeKalb County Jail

Daily Chronicle Article (www.daily-chronicle.com) Published: Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST By JILLIAN DUCHNOWSKI- jduchnowski@shawmedia.com A 32-year-old Chicago man police sought for five months for his alleged role in a DeKalb County crack cocaine ring was arrested Wednesday, a day after authorities arrested 12 other people accused of street-level…

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Saturday, October 5th, 2013 @ 4:53PM

DeKalb County Authorities Strike Back at Domestic Violence

Daily Chronicle Article (www.daily-chronicle.com) Published: Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST By JILLIAN DUCHNOWSKI- jduchnowski@shawmedia.com Abraham Arias’ case started out as a domestic battery. The 20-year-old DeKalb man was accused of grabbing his ex-girlfriend by her arms and holding her against her car, demanding to know why she wouldn’t…

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010 @ 5:59PM

Roger Scott Receives 2010 NSA President’s Award

Sheriff John Zaruba (NSA President 2009-2010) awarded the President’s Award to Sheriff Roger Scott of DeKalb County Illinois. Sheriff Scott has dedicated his life to his community and to children through foster care and adoption along with his wife Marcia. Sheriff Zaruba considers Sheriff Scott to be a natural leader…

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Thursday, March 11th, 2010 @ 4:00PM

Sheriff’s Department Using CareTrak

Daily Chronicle News Article By DANA HERRA March 11, 2010 Device helps police find missing people SYCAMORE – Last June, a Sycamore mother asked DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott if he was familiar with Care Trak, a system that uses radio transmitters to help police find missing people with disabilities….