Illinois: Will County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Kirsch noted for DUI enforcement effort; cited for being one of the ‘top cops’ in state

From Chicago Sun-Times and
Another year. Another award. And another mixed reaction from Will County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Kirsch.
“I wonder if I’m really doing more. It’s nice to get recognition, but there have been defense attorneys who try to turn it around” and suggest he arrested their clients just to pump up his arrest numbers, he said.
Since rejoining the sheriff’s traffic unit in 2004, Kirsch has ranked among the state’s top cops for DUI enforcement every year.
In June, the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists honored Kirsch for his record of DUI arrests, saying only seven other officers in the state arrested more drunken drivers than Kirsch last year — all of whom were from the larger departments of Chicago, Rockford, and Springfield.
The 23-year-veteran grew up in Sheboygan, Wis., and came to the area ….MORE
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