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Friday, January 24th, 2014 @ 10:08AM

Sheriff Using Home Monitoring to Ease Jail Crowding

Daily Chronicle Article SYCAMORE – Electronic home monitoring has changed quite a bit since DeKalb County Sheriff’s Deputy Ray Nelson first began working on the cases. When it started, electronic home monitoring could only tell authorities whether someone was at home. Now, it can pinpoint exactly where participants are –…

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Friday, January 17th, 2014 @ 10:37AM

Sheriff Scott Is Recognized for 45 Years of Service

On Tuesday January 15, 2014 the DeKalb County Board proudly recognized Sheriff Roger Scott for a monumental achievement, 45 years of continued service to the citizens of DeKalb County. Sheriff Scott began his service in the Communications Division. In those days the Communications Division was also charged with overseeing the…

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Friday, January 17th, 2014 @ 10:32AM

Sheriff’s Deputies Work Through The Cold

DeKALB – DeKalb County Sheriff’s Sgt. Van Bomar was busy over the weekend. Bomar worked from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 11:30 a.m. Saturday helping cars in ditches and cars stuck in the middle of the road. It was all in a day’s work for Bomar, who is one of dozens…

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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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Wednesday, January 1st, 2014 @ 3:02PM

Timeline of DeKalb County Sheriffs

Sheriff Scott stands beside the display showing a record of all the county sheriffs that have served DeKalb County since 1838. This display can be viewed at the Public Safety Building in Sycamore.

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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