Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is issuing a dire warning about what will happen to his jail because of Governor Bruce Rauner’s cuts to state social safety net programs, reports CBS 2’s Mike Parker.
The sheriff’s office says last year judges in Cook County ordered 70 percent more defendants to stay at home and wear ankle bracelets than the year before.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has inmates breaking down buildings to build themselves new careers, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
One of the nation’s largest local unions is berating Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart in a full page ad in the Chicago Sun Times on Sunday.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says his chief negotiator told him that in 150 such cases, he had never seen one like it.
A ground-breaking ceremony was held Saturday in the Pullman neighborhood, on Chicago’s Far South Side for a $15 million, 140,000 square foot community center that will provide indoor practice facilities for multiple sports.
Senator Mark Kirk said Monday he and Democratic Senator Diane Feinstein have introduced legislation to further crackdown on people involved in human trafficking.
A 2-year employee of the Cook County Sheriff’s Office and two others have been charged in a contraband smuggling operation at County Jail.
The caller tells victims that they must make payments via pre-paid debit cards or a wire service and implies that an arrest is imminent, the sheriff’s office said.
At Cook County Jail 4,000 one-time inmates now have health coverage. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports why in this original report.
County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Sheriff Tom Dart have sought alternate arrangements such as home monitoring for inmates charged with non-violent crimes, but Alvarez expressed reservations to a broad-brush approach to releasing such inmates.
The Sheriff of Cook County says he’s being excluded from a data base he needs to do effective concealed carry screening.
The Teamsters union – representing law enforcement officers at the Cook County Sheriff’s office – has taken out a full-page newspaper ad criticizing the sheriff’s staffing and spending priorities.
– A west suburban man was charged Friday after allegedly sending death threats and cyber stalking Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart
Cook County Sheriff Tom Darts top policy aid briefed Cook County Commissioners on movement toward compliance with the new concealed carry law.
A group of politicians, ministers and mental health experts stood on the Cook County Jail grounds this morning and proposed a referendum for the November 2014 ballot.
The Sheriff of Cook County says: look right across from schools, parks and churches, and you’ll find people with guns who aren’t supposed to have them.
Imagine a gun that can’t be traced and can pass right through security without being detected. A Texas man announced last week that he’d made one using something called a 3D printer.
A conservative watch dog group has sued Sheriff Tom Dart for following Cook County laws on the release of immigrants from custody.
The Cook County Sheriff’s office says there’s no indication that more victims of John Wayne Gacy are buried on Northwest Side property where Gacy’s mother lived.