Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart 'De-Deputizes' Deputies Linked To Insults And Threats Toward ProtestersThe county's public defender complained that deputies had apparently posted insulting and threatening comments online after a march in support of Black Lives Matter.
Public Defender Amy Campanelli Seeks Probe Into Sheriff's Deputies' Social Media Posts After Black Lives Matter MarchCook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli has asked the county's sheriff and inspector general to investigate insulting and threatening comments apparently posted online by deputies following a march in support of Black Lives Matter.
Cook Co. Public Defender Says The Dept. Cannot Afford More CutsCampanelli passionately told commissioners she was upholding people's constitutional rights as the law say she must, so she needs resources.
Cook County Officials Call For Statewide Bail ReformCook County officials are calling for statewide bail reform, in line with a report authored by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
Cook County Creates New Court To Focus On Prostitution, Human Trafficking CasesWith the stroke of a pen, Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans set June 1 as the start of the new Prostitution and Trafficking Intervention Court. Evans said state law already treats prostitution as a misdemeanor, and not a felony. The new intervention court takes that approach a step further.