WHEATON – DuPage County State’s Attorney Investigator Cheryl York was honored today by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in recognition of her outstanding work on an official misconduct case involving a former Clarendon Hills police officer accused of stealing guns from the Department’s evidence room. In their selection of York, authorities with the FBI noted York’s “dedication and contributions to a joint law enforcement operation carried out in cooperation with the FBI.”
“For nearly two decades, Cheryl has demonstrated the dedication, professionalism and commitment that have become the hallmark of the DuPageCounty State’s Attorney’s Office,” DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin said. “She is a top notch investigator and we are very lucky to have her on our team. I have known for years that Cheryl is a tremendous asset not only to our office, but to local, state and federal law enforcement agencies as well. It is very gratifying for me to see her work recognized by her peers. I offer Cheryl my sincerest congratulations and I thank her for her dedication to our office and to the people of DuPage County.”
York was presented the award this afternoon in a private ceremony at the State’s Attorney’s Office. Patrick Murphy and Vic Lombardo of the FBI presentedYork the award in front of approximately 100 coworkers.
“The success of this public corruption investigation would not have been possible without Senior Investigator York’s knowledge, professionalism and dedication,” FBI Special Agent in Charge Robert D. Grant said.