As I've said before, a Sheriff can only be truly successful if they have the support of the Deputies. This is an Office that I would not seek nor want without them supporting me. The endorsement that I received tonight from Map Local 126 is representative of the DuPage County Sheriff's Deputies in Law [...]
About James Mendrick
In announcing my candidacy for the Office of Sheriff for DuPage County, I am seeking to restore faith in law enforcement through demonstrated care and concern for the men and women who serve at the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office, their families, and the extended families that are represented by the citizens that we serve and protect. My emphasis will be on strong non-partisan community partnerships and relationships seeking mutual guidance and cooperation in our efforts to continue to make DuPage County a safe community in which to live and work, a place that we all call home.
And so it begins. Today we all turn in our nominating petitions to be placed on the 2018 ballot. I turned in 838 sheets representing more than 8000 voters who have signed my petition to run for the Office of DuPage County Sheriff. My team did it the right way and did it clean. [...]
Mental illness and developmental disorders are a growing concern in our nation. How law enforcement and public safety entities react to this challenge is of paramount importance because of the effect it has on so many lives. The first step is having the ability to identify the symptoms of a developmental disorder or mental illness. The [...]
Below is a transcript of a speech about mental health Crisis Intervention Training given at DuPage United on Nov 15, 2015. DuPage United as an organization of organizations. DuPage United is an inclusive, non-profit, non-partisan organization whose members are civil society institutions: churches, mosques, synagogues, non-profit agencies, and associations. This mix of institutions have come [...]