Cook County Sheriff's Officers Shoot, Wound Suspect They Were Tracking On Electronic Monitoring In South ShoreCook County Sheriff’s officers wounded a suspect in a shootout Wednesday evening in South Shore, after finding him as they tracked him electronic monitoring.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart Says There Are Serious Flaws In System With Murder Suspects Being Out On Electronic MonitoringRight now, about 100 people charged with murder in Cook County are not behind bars, but rather on home electronic monitoring. They are confined only by a GPS bracelet around their ankle, according to Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.
Mayor Lightfoot, Supt. Brown Again Complain About Violent Criminals On Electronic Monitoring, Say 200 More CPD Detectives Will Come On This YearChicago Police this year will be adding 200 more detectives while focusing on fighting gangs and illegal gun trafficking, while also focusing on the root causes of crime, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and police Supt. David Brown said Tuesday.
Mayor Lightfoot Calls For Help From Federal Agents In Fighting Violence In Chicago, Takes Aim At Cook County Electronic Monitoring ProgramMayor Lori Lightfoot took no questions from the news media after a lengthy speech about her plans to tackle gun violence in the city.
Defense Attorney Asks To Have Serial Stowaway Marilyn Hartman Released From Jail And Returned To Halfway House; Judge RefusesA defense attorney on Monday asked to have serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman released from jail and placed back on electronic monitoring, but a judge refused.
Serial Stowaway Marilyn Hartman Held Without Bond After Violating Electronic Monitoring During O'Hare ArrestHartman violated the terms of her electronic monitoring Tuesday.
Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic Monitoring Programs Are Insufficient In Wake Of Violent Weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart AgreesIn the wake of a violent weekend in Chicago in which more than 100 people were shot – including 12 children – Chicago Police Supt. David Brown blamed the increase in failure to monitor violent offenders.
After More Than 100 Shot In Chicago Over The Weekend, CPD Supt. David Brown Again Says Too Many Violent Felons Not Properly MonitoredAccording to Chicago police and data collected by CBS 2, at least 102 people were shot from 5 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday, including 12 children. At least 13 people were killed, including at least five children.
Cook County Jail Runs Out Of Electronic Monitoring BraceletsThe sheriff's department said Thursday that the lack of the bracelets will mean that defendants who might otherwise have been sent home will have to remain in jail, where hundreds of detainees and staffers have been infected by COVID-19 in recent weeks.
2 Investigators: Criminals Are Hacking Electronic Monitoring SystemsElectronic ankle monitoring bracelets keep criminals under close watch, but CBS 2 investigators found many criminals discovered a way to beat the system.
Cook Co. Officials Alarmed By Number Of Violent Offenders On The Loose From Electronic MonitoringThere is a call for change following the CBS 2 Investigator report Monday that showed how dangerous offenders and gun offenders are cutting and running from electronic monitoring.
The Bracelet Cutters: 25 Violent Or Gun Offenders Are On The Loose From Electronic Monitoring In Cook CountyMore than 80 people have disappeared while on Cook County’s electronic monitoring program since last September.
Cop Charged In Fatal Off-Duty Shooting Will Be Released On Electronic MonitoringA Cook County judge has allowed a Chicago police officer charged with the murder of an unarmed man to go free on electronic monitoring.
Cook County Jail Population Drops With More Electronic MonitoringThe population at the Cook County Jail has dropped below 8,000 for the first time in years due to more detainees being sent home on electronic monitoring.
Electronic Monitoring Surge In Cook County A Mixed Blessing, Dart SaysThe 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.