StoryCorps: Dave Kaptain & Larry Jones

Dave Kaptain started his career as a chemist for the Water Reclamation Department where he began to make changes to make the Elgin Area more environmentally friendly. He then went on to serve on the City Council and eventually became Mayor of Elgin.

Larry Jones started out as a police officer in South Elgin, and eventually became Chief of Police there. He now works for the city government of South Elgin. Dave Kaptain would like to see the environment and economics of Elgin improve from the bottom up. Larry Jones would like to see the infrastructure of South Elgin to be brought up-to-date with more funding.