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December 19, 2012

Governor Pat Quinn Statement on the Passing of Sheriff Mearl Justus

CHICAGO - December 19, 2012. Governor Pat Quinn today issued a statement on the passing of Mearl Justus, longtime sheriff of St. Clair County.

"Sheriff Justus earned the distinction of being one of Illinois' longest-serving and most effective public servants. For more than 50 years, he kept the residents of St. Clair County safe and made a major impact on law enforcement across the state.

"Mearl was a special person and the kindness he showed to everyone will never be forgotten."


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