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Cook County Sheriff’s Office police officers will enforce the county’s assault weapons ban in the Village of Northbrook, according to Village President Sandra Frum.

After listening to comments from seven people regarding the ban, also known as the Blair Holt Assault Weapons Ban, Frum read a statement announcing that village staff has determined that Cook County officials will be responsible for enforcing the ban in Northbrook.

“Based on meetings that our village attorney and staff have had with the Cook County Sheriff’s Office, we have been advised by the sheriff’s office that its police department will take primary responsibility for enforcement of the ordinance within Northbrook, and the Cook County State’s Attorney will be responsible for prosecution of the Cook County Blair Holt Act violations,” Frum read.

In April, the board was presented with options for regulating firearms, which included potentially enforcing the Cook County assault weapons ban in the village.