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Law Enforcement Appreciation Day - January 9th, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Thomas Gibbs   
Friday, 02 January 2015 16:09
Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc (C.O.P.S.), and partnering organizations are uniting in support of law enforcement officers nationwide to promote a National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.) to be held January 9th, 2014. Locally the DPD Family Support Group with help from the Davenport Police Association is organizing a local event to be held at the Starlight Ballroom Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds from 1600-1800 hrs.

 
New county supervisors sworn in PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Renee Luze-Johnson   
Friday, 02 January 2015 10:46
We are pleased to announce that at this morning’s Organizational Meeting of the Scott County Board of Supervisor’s Tom Sunderbruch was selected as the Chair of the Board.  In addition, Supervisor Jim Hancock was re-appointed as the Vice Chair.  Supervisor Carol Earnhardt was sworn in for a second term, and Diane Holst and Brinson Kinzer were sworn in as new Supervisors.

 
Promotion Ceremony: Correctional Officer Justin Hay Promotion to Sergeant PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Thomas Gibbs   
Friday, 02 January 2015 10:44
The Scott County Sheriff's Office will be holding a promotion ceremony for Correctional Officer Justin Hay who is being promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the jail. The ceremony will be held Monday January 5th, 2015 at 9:00 am in the Sheriff's Office Conference Room at the Courthouse. The promotion is being made to fill a vacancy created by a retirement.

Justin Hay was born in Rock Island, IL and grew up in rural Mercer County, IL. Justin is the youngest of three and a graduate of Sherrard High School in Sherrard, IL. Justin attended Western Illinois University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Law Enforcement & Justice Administration while earning a minor in Security Administration.
Justin Hay started as a Corrections Officer with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office on March 17, 2004. During his tenure at Scott County, Justin has received training and/or been certified as a prisoner transport officer, field training officer, and is a member of the jail’s Corrections Emergency Response Team. Justin has achieved the designation of Certified Jail Officer from the American Jail Association and is an interpersonal communication instructor with the American Jail Association and the National Institute of Corrections. Justin has had the opportunity to step up and temporarily perform the tasks of the Corrections Sergeant position four times since 2011.

 
Governor Quinn Takes Bill Action **Wednesday, December 31, 2014** PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Katie Hickey   
Friday, 02 January 2015 10:20
Bill No.: SB 2711

An Act Concerning: Finance

Amends certain qualifying provisions for a principal endorsement to be applied to a Professional Educator License.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

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Governor Quinn Takes Bill Action **Tuesday, December 30, 2014** PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Katie Hickey   
Friday, 02 January 2015 09:05

CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today took action on the following bills:

 

Bill No.: SB 649

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Extends the sunset of the Medical Practice Act to December 31, 2015.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 803

An Act Concerning: Children

Amends the implementation date of the “differential response program.”

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 1740

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Makes changes needed to implement a law enacting penalties for erroneous homestead exemptions in Cook County.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2887

An Act Concerning: Public Employee Benefits

Makes changes to the return to work policy for certain university employees.

Action: Signed

Effective: June 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2992

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Creates a partial exemption for positions within the Department of Juvenile Justice that require licensure with the State Board of Education.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

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