The Lake County Sheriff’s Office designates 2 deputies to the Metropolitan Enforcement Group (MEG). MEG is a multi-jurisdictional law enforcement task force overseen by the Illinois State Police, concentrating on illegal drugs, gangs and weapons offenses. MEG is a county-wide management approach linking local, county, state and federal police agencies to pro-actively fight crime. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office continues to collaborate with Lake County MEG through the commitment of personnel resources.
MEG offers drug awareness seminars to schools, colleges, police departments, civic organizations and businesses.