Cook County Criminal Courts

South Suburban Cops Unhappy With Courthouse ClosuresCook County’s plan to shut down suburban courthouses on weekends went into effect last week with the closure of the Bridgeview courthouse. But police who now must transport arrestees to the Criminal Courts Building in Chicago for bond hearings reported that longer round trips were the only problem.
Immigration Agents Move Out Of Criminal Court BuildingFederal agents who track illegal immigrants are no longer working out of the Cook County Criminal Courts building where they were able to immediately check arrest records and begin deportations.