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’s officers doing a home-monitoring check on Chicago’s West Side found an assault rifle and drugs in the home of a man who is now calling home the county jail, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Some county and union leaders are demanding action after the rape of a pregnant Chicago State University student, allegedly by a teen on electronic monitoring.
The probation officer for the man charged with sexually assaulting a pregnant Chicago State student and forcing her into a car trunk has been suspended.
The suspect in the sexual assault of a pregnant college student was already on electronic monitoring for an unrelated crime.
A convicted murderer who was on electronic home monitoring as a condition of his parole was one of two men charged late Thursday with taking six children and two women hostage after a shootout with Harvey Police this week.
Cook County Sheriff’s Office Warns Officers To Watch For Parolees Tampering With Electronic Monitoring
The Cook County Sheriff’s office is warning its officers to watch out for state parolees who have tampered with their electronic monitoring.
In an unusual move, a suburban police chief has filed an official complaint against a judge for letting a defendant walk without a cash bond.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Gilbert said the measure was necessary to protect the public because the patio at former state Rep. Keith Farnham’s condo is shared with a family that has a 7-year-old boy.