Three years after the Cook County Sheriff’s Office took over full-time policing duties in Ford Heights, children from that community are getting the opportunity to learn more about the world around them and the officers who serve and protect them
Public Safety and Jails
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle issued the following statement supporting Sheriff Tom Dart’s recent public comments on the Cook County Jail system.
A two-hour documentary set to air Thursday, August 18th on the Oprah Winfrey Network details the unique approach the Cook County Sheriff’s Office uses when handling prostitution cases and the efforts made to help those women turn their lives aroun
Five months after the Cook County Sheriff’s Training Academy was certified as an eligible site for benefits under the G.I. Bill, nearly one-third of those cadets graduating today are U.S. military veterans, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J.
Almost a year after Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart initiated discussions about utilizing Cook County Jail inmates to clean animal cages at a city shelter, that program is set to begin on Monday morning.
For the first time since 2008, the Cook County Sheriff’s Police will welcomes a class of new officers – with a group entirely made up of existing employees promoted from other sworn ranks.
Persons with heart or respiratory ailments are advised to limit activities and remain indoors.
Officials from the Cook County Sheriff’s Office and local law enforcement leaders will be kicking off Leg 5 of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on Tuesday, June 7th.
Police officers and other law enforcement personnel from as many as sixty different departments are expected to attend the 10th Annual Cook County Peace Officers Memorial Foundation Ceremony on Tuesday, May 10th. The ceremony begins at 11 a.m.
Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is offering to assist suburban towns with snow removal from fire hydrants and emergency routes by assigning those completing community service hours to that effort.