Frank Bibbiano Announces Candidacy for DuPage County Sheriff

Sheriff Zaruba Endorses Bibbiano

(Addison, IL) Colonel Frank A. Bibbiano today announced his intention to run for DuPage County Sheriff in the 2018 election with the backing of current Sheriff John Zaruba. Bibbiano, 43, is an eighteen-year veteran of the Sheriff’s office and has served with distinction in virtually every area of the law enforcement bureau. “I made the decision to run for Sheriff of DuPage County because I care deeply about the County, the people that work for the Office, and those we serve every day,” stated Bibbiano. “I live, work, and raise my children in DuPage County. I want to see this community thrive and will answer the call 24 hours a day as I have for the past eighteen years. I am committed to seeing to it that the Sheriff’s Office maintains its role in the County as a leading agency,” he concluded.

Colonel Bibbiano, a 26-year DuPage Resident and lifelong Illinois resident, currently leads the Office of Professional Standards and oversees Patrol operations as Patrol Commander. He oversees Patrol, the Community Resource Unit, K9 Unit, School Resource Unit, and assists the Chief with SWAT duties. He also plays a role in making sure the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office maintains its CALEA and ACA accreditation. He is a member of DuPage County Senior Police Managers, DuPage County Chiefs of Police, and the American Corrections Association

Incumbent Sheriff John Zaruba is endorsing Bibbiano. “The Office has a strong tradition of professionalism and leadership under Sheriff Zaruba. I plan to continue the tradition of excellence he created,” Bibbiano stated.

Sheriff Zaruba developed a number of effective programs that help the community. I plan on using those initiatives as a springboard to involve county residents more broadly. In doing so, I hope to make the Office more efficient, while maintaining the quality and integrity it is known for. I am deeply honored to have Sheriff’s Zaruba’s endorsementColonel Frank Bibbiano

Frank is a York Township Republican Organization Precinct Committeeman, a Parishioner at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Elmhurst, and a volunteer at Accessible Hearts Ministry at the Faith Evangelical Methodist Church of Elmhurst, which caters to people with special needs of all ages and their families. He is a Boy Scout leader and is member of the National Association of Downs Syndrome, and Gigi’s playhouse. Both organizations assist families dealing with Downs Syndrome.

Frank is a 26-year DuPage County resident and a lifelong Illinois resident. He and his wife Elena have three children. Frank holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science with an emphasis on local government from Northern Illinois University. Professionally, he has attended Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, Southern Police Institute for certification in Internal Affairs and Homicide Investigation, Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board executive leadership course, Suburban Law Enforcement Academy for law enforcement certification, and Illinois Police Training Institute for corrections officer certification. His hobbies are running, cars, fishing, and his lawn.