Cook County Sheriff’s Deputy

The federal Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Deputy Commits Suicide After Arrest For Robbing Drug Dealers

A Cook County Sheriff’s police officer committed suicide at the federal jail in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, a day after he and his partner were arrested on allegations of conspiring to rip off drug dealers.

11/04/2014

Cook County Sheriff's Police Officer Cuauhtemoc Estrada. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

No Bail For Pair Charged With Murder Of Sheriff’s Deputy

Two men have been ordered held without bond, accused of shooting and killing a Cook County Sheriff’s deputy as the officer tried to stop them from robbing his daughter and her boyfriend over the weekend.

12/23/2013

Cook County Sheriff's Police Officer Cuauhtemoc Estrada. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Off-Duty Officer Fatally Shot Outside Bellwood VFW

A Cook County sheriff’s officer was fatally shot during an armed robbery outside a VFW hall in Bellwood Friday night, authorities said.

12/20/2013

Cook County Jail (Credit: CBS)

Jail Officer Suspended After Penning ‘Graphic’ Letters To Inmate

The Cook County Sheriff’s office has suspended a high-ranking jail officer who kept up a secret relationship with a female inmate awaiting trial for the alleged murder of her 6-year-old daughter

09/10/2013

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Two Crashes, One Involving A Cook County Sheriff’s Deputy, Close Interstate 80

Illinois State Police are still investigating the causes of the accidents that sent three people — including a Cook County sheriff’s deputy — to Silver Cross Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

10/15/2012

Photo Of Cook County Sheriff's Police Patch (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Cook County Sheriff’s Deputy Says Colleagues Harassed Him Because He’s Gay

A Cook County Sheriff’s deputy has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against his employer, claiming that supervisors have done nothing to stop his co-workers from making his life miserable because he is gay.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

Photo Of Cook County Sheriff's Police Patch (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Off-Duty Sheriff’s Deputy Charged In Fatal Franklin Park Crash

An off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s deputy was charged Tuesday with aggravated DUI for a fatal crash early Sunday in west suburban Franklin Park.

07/24/2012

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Cook County Judge Charged With Shoving Deputy At Daley Center

Cook County Judge Cynthia Brim was arrested and locked up by authorities after tossing a set of keys and shoving a sheriff’s deputy in the Daley Center court complex late Friday afternoon.

03/11/2012

Photo Of Cook County Sheriff's Police Patch (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Inmate Punches Sheriff’s Deputy, Fractures His Eye Socket

A Cook County sheriff’s deputy suffered a fractured eye socket after an inmate allegedly punched him in the face at the criminal courthouse Wednesday morning.

10/12/2011

Willie Jackson (Chicago Police Department)

UPDATED: Missing Cook County Sheriff’s Officer Found Safe

A Cook County Sheriff’s officer is “safe and sound’’ Saturday morning after he went missing Thursday in East Chicago neighborhood on the South Side.

09/16/2011

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Cook County Sheriff’s Deputy Thrown From Motorcycle In Crash

An off-duty Cook County sheriff’s deputy was thrown from his motorcycle in a hit-and-run crash early Monday morning.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2011