Boot Camp

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is warning owners of foreclosed buildings not to send out illegal eviction notices ordering renters to move out before the 90-day timeframe required by law. (Credit: CBS)

Dart Shifts Focus Of Boot Camp Program From Military To Practical Job Training

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has inmates breaking down buildings to build themselves new careers, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

11/19/2014

Cook County Jail (Credit: CBS)

Expert: Courts Need Monitor To Oversee Boot Camp Sentences

Reports that Cook County judges have been improperly sentencing violent criminals to a boot camp reserved for non-violent offenders have prompted a criminal justice expert to call for a fix.

11/22/2013

Jamall Allen, 20, escaped from Cook County Jail on Jan. 22, 2012. He was captured about six hours later. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Inmate Escapes County Jail, Captured 6 Hours Later

An escape at the Cook County Jail on Sunday put the entire building on lockdown and left officers wondering one question: why?

CBS Chicago–01/22/2012

Naval Station Great Lakes

Naval Recruit Dies During Boot Camp At Great Lakes

A 19-year-old U.S. Navy recruit has died during boot camp training at the Great Lakes Naval base.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012