To the Editor:
I have had the opportunity to meet McHenry County Undersheriff Andy Zinke on several occasions and discuss in great length with him his views of the county, its police department, and his vision for the future. I have found him to be dedicated to this organization and generally concerned about its members and their continued development. As a longtime resident, Zinke cares about the county and the people who reside there. This is important to me as my children and grandchildren live in the city of McHenry, attend the public schools, and are active in the community.
As the past chief of the Des Plaines Police Department, I have worked with Bill Prim for many years and am familiar with former police department employees who are involved in his campaign. For these reasons, I endorse and support Zinke in the 2014 GOP primary for sheriff.
Chief Jim Ryan