Mike McCoy

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.

McCoy to run for re-election

Jun 5, 2013

The Peoria County Sheriff is hoping to retain the position in the next election. Mike McCoy says he’s running for the seat for the fourth time. He was originally appointed as Chief in 2002 after the death of Chuck Schofield. McCoy officially announces his intentions at a campaign fundraising event this evening at Weaver Ridge Golf Club.