Cook Co. Detainees Try To Set Uniforms On Fire, 4 Officers HurtThe detainees were in the jail’s super maximum security division, designated for “problematic detainees who engage in sexual misconduct."
Nearly 240 Cook County Jail Guards Call In Sick On Super Bowl SundayThe sick calls accounts for about 19 percent of the staff assigned for the day. On the average Sunday, 60 to 70 guards call in sick.
Jail Guard Sick Calls Spiked On Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight WeekendOfficials at Cook County Jail suspect many correctional officers called in sick Saturday and Sunday so they could watch the long-anticipated Pacquiao-Mayweather fight.
Correctional Officers Charged With Organizing Attack On InmateTwo Cook County Jail guards were charged Thursday with arranging the beating of an 18-year-old inmate after he short-circuited power in the jail.
Correctional Officers Charged With Organizing Attack On Prisoner Two Cook County correctional officers were charged Thursday with gathering a group of inmates to beat anther prisoner inside the jail last year.
Safer Crosswalks Coming To Site Where Correctional Officer Was KilledPreliminary work begins Tuesday on safety improvements at the pedestrian crossing where a Cook County Corrections officer was killed in a hit-and-run accident this summer.
Lake County, Ind., Jail Warden Resigns Amid Drunkenness AllegationsThe warden at the Lake County Jail in Northwest Indiana has stepped down, amid allegations that he was drunk when he showed up to the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash that left one of his correctional officers dead.
Family, Friends Pay Respects To Correctional Officer Killed In CrashLoved ones gathered Monday to remember a 25-year-old Lake County, Ind., correctional officer, who was killed instantly when a vehicle slammed into her last week.
Person Of Interest Held In Crash That Killed Officer In IndianaThere are reports that a person of interest is being questioned in connection with a hit-and-run crash this week that killed one Lake, Ind., County Sheriff’s correctional officer and seriously injured three others in Crown Point.