The Records and Information Management mission is to develop, manage, and safeguard County-wide official records and informational assets- both paper and electronic-by guiding the management, retention, access, storage and disposition of those assets.
RIM is designed to comply with the State of Illinois Local Records Act, the Illinois Administrative Code, the Cook County Records Compliance Ordinance; providing consultative and operational assistance to all departments concerning records management, retention, disposition and secure information management practices.
All Cook County department must appoint a Records Point of Contact who will be responsible for working with the Cook County Records Management Administrator for effective and efficient record keeping processes.
If you are wanting to make a Freedom of Information Request, please see our FOIA Information page for details and links to each agency to make your request. Please note, this office does NOT manage such requests.