Sangamon County Sheriff's Dept. http://wuis.org en Wes Barr Wins Primary For Sangamon County Sheriff http://wuis.org/post/wes-barr-wins-primary-sangamon-county-sheriff <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Republican primary for Sangamon County sheriff went to former sheriff’s lieutenant Wes Barr.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Barr retired from the department last year and soon after announced he would run to replace the outgoing sheriff Neil Williamson, who has held the job for over 20 years. But Williamson backed his </span>undersheriff<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jack Campbell.</span></p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 05:20:48 +0000 Lee Strubinger 21154 at http://wuis.org Wes Barr Wins Primary For Sangamon County Sheriff Sangamon Co. Sheriff's Office To Help With Concealed Carry Applications http://wuis.org/post/sangamon-co-sheriffs-office-help-concealed-carry-applications <p>A central Illinois sheriff is offering to help residents apply online for concealed-carry firearms permits. &nbsp;<br />The Sangamon County sheriff's office said Monday that, beginning Jan. 6, residents can use a computer in the department's records lobby. The department also will provide technical assistance.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 20:30:22 +0000 Associated Press 15600 at http://wuis.org Sangamon Co. Sheriff's Office To Help With Concealed Carry Applications Want To Impersonate A Cop? There's An App For That http://wuis.org/post/want-impersonate-cop-theres-app-0 <p></p><p>Two Chatham teens are in custody for allegedly impersonating police earlier this week.</p><p>Sangamon County deputies arrested Thomas Orme and Christopher Morthland about 4:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.&nbsp;</p><p>In a news release Friday morning, Undersheriff Jack Campbell says Orme and Morthland are suspected of having used a cellphone app that mimics flashing police lights and sirens to pull over several drivers near Curran. &nbsp;</p><p>Chatham Police helped deputies identify the teens.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 14:38:36 +0000 Peter Gray 8463 at http://wuis.org Want To Impersonate A Cop? There's An App For That