Brian Asbell

Dana Vollmer / WCBU

State and federal lawmakers are celebrating the relative success of recent criminal justice reforms. But they admit there’s still a long way to go.

Dana Vollmer / WCBU

A group of men incarcerated at the Peoria County Jail completed the Jobs Partnership Re-Entry Program, which aims to help them find work upon release.

Sheriff Asbell Makes Candidacy Official

Sep 19, 2017
Tanya Koonce / Peoria Public Radio

Peoria County Sheriff Brian Asbell made his candidacy official Mon.

Tanya Koonce / Peoria Public Radio

It’s a new day in law enforcement in Peoria County and the Tazewell County City of Washington. Long-time Peoria County Sheriff Mike McCoy is officially the new Chief of Police in Washington.