Edgar County Sheriff Department

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) - Here is the line-up of Edgar County (local races) petitions turned in for the 2018 Primary Election March 20, 2018 Primary Andrew Patrick           Republican      County Board District 3 Karl E. Farnham, Jr.   Republican      County Board District 4 Dan Bruner                 Republican      County Board District 5 August Griffin             Republican     ...

Paris, IL. (ECWd) - Around 3 p.m. this afternoon, several vehicles were involved in an accident at the corner of Jasper and Jefferson in Paris, Illinois. The Paris Police Department, Paris Fire Department, Edgar County Sherriff, and the ECSSA Ambulance responded to the incident. Emergency response personnel had...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - Dee Burgin, the well known civil rights violator who still has his badge as an Edgar County Sheriff's Deputy, is enthralled in not one, but two, Federal Civil Rights cases brought on by his alleged violations of those people's Constitutionally protected rights. Of...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - State's Attorney Question: Did you advise the court when it was that you activated the body camera? Burgin Answer: (under oath) when I exited my car and I was walking up toward the vehicle that I had seen him driving. Plaintiff Attorney Questions: Do...

Edgar County, IL. (ECWd) - FOIA Officer stipend for Edgar County Emergency Telephone System Board: $1500 Number of FOIA complaints resolved in her favor: Practically NONE ETSB, please demand your money back, it isn't working. The ETSB Coordinator failed to justify withholding public records again...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Watchdogs thanks Edgar County 911 Director Nannette Crippes, as she is one of the primary reasons this organization started back in 2011.  Once again she proves we can count on her for continued violations of the Freedom of...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - We have been demanding public records from the Illinois State Police since 2012 regarding the two former Edgar County Corrections officers who were later convicted of felony crimes for their actions at the Edgar County Jail.  We exposed the malfeasance of...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - The Better Government Association (BGA) wrote an article spotlighting the Freedom Of Information Act and the Attorney General's role in assuring compliance with the act. One issue they highlight is our difficulty in obtaining information from the Illinois State Police in reference to the...