Friday, June 22, 2012
Shaughnessy said he will move on at the end of next year after 10 years of service, opening the possibility of a run for Will County Sheriff in 2014.
Police Chief Kevin Shaughnessy will leave the Lemont Police Department next year after nearly a decade of service. Shaughnessy confirmed Thursday that he will step down from his position at the end of 2013, and could run for Will County Sheriff the following year. He has been with the Lemont Police Department since 2004. "I've talked to (Lemont Mayor Brian Reaves), and he knows my plans for next year," Shaughnessy said. "I love my job and the Lemont community, but I don't want to be in a position where I'm complacent. By the end of next year it will be 10 years serving the department, and I feel that's a good time to step down and think about what's next." On Wednesday, Sun-Times Media reported that Shaughnessy is interested in running for…
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Chief Kevin Shaughnessy, who has been with Lemont since 2004, is interested in running for the position in two years.
Lemont Police Chief Kevin Shaughnessy has informally announced his interest in running for Will County sheriff in 2014. Shaughnessy confirmed Thursday that he is thinking about running for the position after he leaves the Lemont Police Department at the end of next year. Sun-Times Media first reported the news Wednesday. According to the report, the Will County Police Chief's Association held its annual golf for Special Olympics on June 14, and one of the holes featured the sign, "Shaughnessy for Sheriff." "A friend made that sign, and I agreed to it just to see what people would think of the idea," Shaughnessy said. "There's no official announcement right now. It's just something I'm considering." Shaughnessy would run as a Democrat, and …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Lemont Police Chief Kevin Shaughnessy offers his thoughts on the heroin epidemic plaguing the suburbs.