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- 2014 Illinois Emerging Writers Competition winners named
- Open house for new library executive director tonight
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- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
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- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
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Dominic Iasparro to retire from sheriff’s department this year
After 43 years in law enforcement, Winnebago County Deputy Chief Dominic Iasparro is retiring, according to a Facebook post by WREX-TV’s Ken DeCoster Thursday, July 24.
According to the report, Iasparro, 64, will retire Sept. 2.
Iasparro began his career as a patrol officer with the Rockford Police Department in 1971. He has held ranks of sergeant, assistant deputy chief, deputy chief and chief. He was the interim chief of the Rockford Police Department in 2005-2006 before joining the sheriff’s department. Isasparro is currently in charge of the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police Detective Bureau. There is no word on his replacement.