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CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS ASSIST IN SAVING INMATE’S LIFE 8/29/14

SHERIFF’S OFFICE CONDUCTING ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKPOINTS 8/28/14

NEW STATE LEGISLATION TO ADDRESS COOK COUNTY’S DISTRESSED COMMUNITIES 8/28/14

ARREST MADE IN CONTRABAND INVESTIGATION AT COOK COUNTY JAIL 8/26/14

SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO CONDUCT SPECIALIZED ENFORCEMENT PATROLS 8/22/14

OFFICERS LOCATE MISSING 16-YEAR-OLD, INFANT 8/22/14

NEARLY 500 SEX BUYERS ARRESTED IN NATIONAL SEX TRAFFICKING STING OPERATION 8/6/14

MAN CHARGED IN INTERSTATE 290 INCIDENT 8/4/14

SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO CONDUCT SPECIALIZED ENFORCEMENT PATROLS 7/31/14

SHERIFF’S POLICE MAKE ARREST IN BAR STABBING 7/25/14

SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO CONDUCT SPECIALIZED ENFORCEMENT PATROLS 7/24/14

ARREST MADE IN 22-YEAR-OLD COLD CASE HOMICIDE 7/24/14

CHICAGO MAN CHARGED WITH CHILD PORNOGRAPHY POSSESSION 7/07/14

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF CONDUCTING ENHANCED PATROLS, ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKPOINT DURING INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND 7/03/14

COOK COUNTY JAIL INMATE CHARGED IN MURDER FOR HIRE PLOT 7/03/14

ARRESTS MADE IN CONTRABAND TRAFFICKING RING AT COOK COUNTY JAIL 6/30/14

SHERIFF WARNS OF PHONE SCAM 6/27/14

CHICAGO MAN CHARGED WITH PUBLIC INDECENCY 6/13/14

WORTH MAN CHARGED WITH INJURING MOTHER, KILLING DOG 6/3/14

SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO CONDUCT SPECIALIZED ENFORCEMENT PATROLS, ROADSIDE CHECKPOINT 5/17/14

MEN ARRESTED AFTER GUNS, DRUGS RECOVERED AT DOLTON HOUSE 5/15/14

INMATE ATTACKS JAIL OFFICERS FOR THE FOURTH TIME 5/7/14

SHERIFF’S OFFICE ANNOUNCES SPECTATOR SIGN-UP PROCESS FOR PEOPLE VS. CHURCH, CHASE & BETTERLY POST-TRIAL MOTIONS AND SENTENCING 4/23/14

SHERIFF’S GACY INVESTIGATION SOLVES FOURTH COLD CASE 4/23/14

HOMICIDE SUSPECT ARRESTED 4/14/14

FOUR ARRESTED FOR BATTERY, ROBBERY 4/11/14

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RESCUES 300th AT-RISK JUVENILE 4/4/14

DOZENS OF CITATIONS ISSUED DURING ST. PATRICK’S DAY WEEKEND ENFORCEMENT 4/2/14

ARRESTS MADE IN FORD HEIGHTS’ CHURCH THEFT 3/27/14

MAN WHO OWED MORE THAN $500,000 IN PAST-DUE CHILD SUPPORT ARRESTED 3/26/14

SHERIFF DART TO TESTIFY IN CONGRESSIONAL HEARING ON MENTAL ILLNESS 3/25/14

MAN CHARGED IN RENTAL SCAM 3/18/14

TWO CHARGED, OTHERS SOUGHT IN CONNECTION WITH ROBBINS BURGLARY 3/14/14

SHERIFF’S OFFICE CONDUCTING TRAFFIC SAFETY CHECKPOINT IN FORD HEIGHTS, SEAT BELT ENFORCEMENT COUNTYWIDE 3/13/14

MAN CHARGED FOR MAKING FALSE BOMB THREAT AT MAYWOOD COURTHOUSE 3/06/14

MAN ARRESTED FOR BRINGING WEAPONS INTO THE DALEY CENTER 3/05/14

MAN ARRESTED AFTER 25 POUNDS OF CRYSTAL METHAMPHETAMINE FOUND IN VEHICLE 3/03/14

MAN CHARGED AFTER METHAMPHETAMINE LAB FOUND IN HOUSE 2/26/14

DRIVER ARRESTED FOR AGGRAVATED DUI 2/16/14

SUSPECT IN LOS ANGELES HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION ARRESTED 2/13/14

COUNTERFEIT AIRBAGS RECOVERED AT BRIDGEVIEW AUTO SHOP 2/13/14

SHERIFF DART CALLS FOR PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING MISSING ROBBINS TEEN 2/07/14

NATIONAL SUPER BOWL SEX TRAFFICKING STING RESULTS IN 373 ARRESTS 2/06/14

SHERIFF DART ANNOUNCES RESULTS FROM FIRST MONTH OF CONCEALED CARRY APPLICATIONS 2/05/14

ARREST MADE IN CHICAGO HEIGHTS HIT AND RUN 2/01/14

SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO CONDUCT SPECIALIZED ENFORCEMENT PATROLS DURING SUPER BOWL WEEKEND 1/31/14

WOMAN CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH DOG’S DEATH 1/27/14

DRIVER CHARGED IN DEATH OF PEDESTRIAN 1/25/14

FORD HEIGHTS TEEN CHARGED IN SHOOTING DEATH 1/24/14

PROGRAM WORKER ARRESTED FOR SEXUAL MISCONDUCT 1/24/14

SHERIFF’S SEARCH WARRANT LEADS TO RECOVERY OF SUSPECTED COCAINE, WEAPONS, CASH 1/18/14

SHERIFF’S CENTRAL WARRANT UNIT ARRESTS MAN WANTED IN ROCKFORD SHOOTING 1/17/14

SHERIFF’S OFFICE ANNOUNCES SPECTATOR SIGN-UP PROCEDURE FOR PEOPLE VS. CHURCH, CHASE & BETTERLY 1/16/14

PALATINE WOMAN CHARGED WITH DRUG-INDUCED HOMICIDE 1/10/14

POLICE OFFICER ARRESTED FOR FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF A SENIOR CITIZEN, OFFICIAL MISCONDUCT 1/10/14

SHERIFF’S POLICE SEEKS PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING ATTEMPTED CHILD ABDUCTOR 1/6/14

IMPORTANT COOK COUNTY JAIL ANNOUNCEMENTS REGARDING EXTREME WEATHER 1/5/14

 

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INFORMATION SOUGHT TO IDENTIFY DRIVER IN CHICAGO HEIGHTS HIT AND RUN 12/30/13

SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO CONDUCT SPECIALIZED ENFORCEMENT PATROLS 12/27/13

BOOT CAMP WORKERS TAKE PART IN CLEAN-UP PROJECTS 12/20/13

SHERIFF’S GACY INVESTIGATION REUNITES FAMILY AFTER 41 YEARS 12/19/13

FORMER EMPLOYEE ARRESTED FOR THEFT FROM FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT 12/19/13

CHICAGO MAN CHARGED AFTER AMMUNITION FOUND IN CANDY BOX, ASSAULT RIFLE FOUND 15 STORIES BELOW 12/14/13

SHERIFF DART ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2013 YOUTH SERVICE MEDAL OF HONOR 12/11/13

PRESIDENT PRECKWINKLE AND SHERIFF DART DEDICATE MONUMENT AT INDIGENT BURIAL SITE 12/11/13 - Monument Will Provide Dignified Marker at Final Resting Place for Thousands Interred Over the Years

MICHIGAN MAN ARRESTED FOR PROMOTING PROSTITUTION 12/9/13

HANOVER PARK MAN CHARGED WITH INDECENT SOLICITATION OF A CHILD 12/6/13

CHICAGO MAN CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT, WEAPONS VIOLATIONS 12/6/13

SHERIFF’S OFFICE CONDUCTING TRAFFIC SAFETY CHECKPOINT IN MAYWOOD 11/27/13

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS WOMAN ARRESTED FOR TAKING NEARLY $600,000 FROM FORMER EMPLOYER 11/27/13

INFORMATION SOUGHT IN FORD HEIGHTS ARSONS 11/16/13

MAN CHARGED FOR THREATENING SHERIFF DART 11/8/13

MAN WANTED IN 2000 CHICAGO MURDER RETURNED TO COOK COUNTY TO FACE CHARGES 10/31/13

STUDENT ARRESTED FOR THREATENING ANOTHER STUDENT VIA SOCIAL MEDIA 10/28/13

SHERIFF’S OFFICE CONDUCTING TRAFFIC SAFETY CHECKPOINT IN CALUMET PARK 10/25/13

SHERIFF DART APPOINTS RENOWNED PSYCHOLOGIST TO SENIOR LEADERSHIP ROLE AT COOK COUNTY JAIL 10/21/13

OFFICERS RECOVER 38 FIREARMS DURING SCHAUMBURG EVICTION 10/18/13

SHERIFF DART AND PRESIDENT PRECKWINKLE ANNOUNCE MAJOR CONTRABAND CIGARETTE ARREST 10/16/13

SHERIFF’S CENTRAL WARRANT UNIT APPREHENDS MAN WANTED IN 1984 RAPE CASE 10/10/13

MAN WANTED IN 1986 CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE APPREHENDED IN NORTH CAROLINA 10/02/13

MAN ARRESTED AFTER BARRICADING HIMSELF IN FORD HEIGHTS HOME 10/01/13

THREE TEENS ARRESTED IN FORD HEIGHTS BEATING 09/30/13

MAN CHARGED FOR PROMOTING PROSTITUTION 09/27/13

TWO MEN CHARGED IN FOREST PRESERVE DOUBLE HOMICIDE 09/23/13

SHERIFF’S GUN SUPPRESSION TEAM MAKES ARMED VIOLENCE, DRUG POSSESSION ARREST 09/10/13

MAN CHARGED FOR ILLEGALLY SELLING FIREARMS 09/06/13

TWO ARRESTED IN 2012 MAINE TOWNSHIP BEATING 09/04/13

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECOVERS 200TH AT-RISK JUVENILE 09/03/13

SHERIFF’S OFFICE CONDUCTING TRAFFIC SAFETY CHECKPOINT IN DOLTON 08/29/13

DEPUTIES FIND EVIDENCE OF CREDIT CARD MILL DURING EVICTION 08/23/13

MAN CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED CRIMINAL SEXUAL ABUSE OF TEENAGE GIRL 08/22/13

STATEMENT FROM SHERIFF DART ON THE COOK COUNTY JAIL POPULATION 08/20/13

TWO CHARGED IN GAS STATION FIGHT 08/19/13

MAN ARRESTED FOR BASEBALL BAT BEATING 08/14/13

SHERIFF’S GUN SUPPRESSION TEAM SEIZES 200TH FIREARM 08/13/13

OFFICERS, K-9 LOCATE AT-RISK MAN ALIVE 08/09/13

SHERIFF DART INTRODUCES NEW MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR COOK COUNTY JAIL INMATES 08/06/13

TINLEY PARK MAN CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF UNLICENSED CIGARETTES 08/05/13

HARVEY MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED 07/31/13

CHICAGO RESTAURANT SOPRAFFINA BECOMES FIRST BULK BUYER OF COOK COUNTY JAIL GARDEN PRODUCE 07/31/13

NATIONAL SEX TRAFFICKING STING YIELDS 359 ARRESTS 07/30/13

MAN CHARGED FOR INDECENT SOLICITATION OF A MINOR 07/29/13

STATEMENT FROM COOK COUNTY SHERIFF THOMAS J. DART REGARDING PROSECUTION OF HUMAN TRAFFICKERS 07/25/13

ONLINE TIP TO SHERIFF’S OFFICE LEADS TO ARREST OF MAYWOOD MURDER SUSPECT 07/23/13

SHERIFF’S OFFICERS ARREST HUMAN TRAFFICKER FOLLOWING MISSING PERSON TIP 07/19/13

SWAP CLEANS UP ABANDONED HOMES IN DOLTON 07/19/13

OFFICERS LOCATE MISSING 4-MONTH-OLD BOY 07/19/13

CHICAGO MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER IN FATAL HIT-AND-RUN 07/15/13

STATEMENT FROM SHERIFF DART ON THE CONCEAL CARRY LAW 07/11/13

ABUSED DOGS FOUND IN DOLTON 07/10/13

LOCKPORT MAN ARRESTED IN BEATING OF SLEEPING 10-YEAR-OLD BOY 07/08/13

WOMAN BRINGS LOADED GUN TO DALEY CENTER 07/08/13

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF CONDUCTING ENHANCED SEAT BELT ENFORCEMENT, PATROLS DURING INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND 07/03/13

GUNS, REVOKED FOID CARDS RECOVERED DURING SWEEP IN NORTHWEST SUBURBS 06/28/13

SHERIFF’S CENTRAL WARRANT UNIT APPREHENDS MAN WANTED FOR MURDER 06/28/13

MAN CHARGED IN GRAVE MARKER VASE THEFTS 06/24/13

LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT SEEKS THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING HIT-AND-RUN OFFENDER 06/19/13

SWEEP LEADS TO 25 CHILD SUPPORT RELATED ARRESTS 06/18/13

MAN CHARGED WITH UNLAWFUL RESTRAINT, AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC BATTERY 06/15/13

SHERIFF’S GUN SUPPRESSION TEAM SEARCH WARRANT YIELDS SAWED-OFF SHOTGUN, CHARGES 06/14/13

INTERNATIONAL FUGITIVE WANTED FOR 1979 CHICAGO MURDER ARRESTED AFTER LANDING IN O’HARE 06/08/13

TWO MEN CHARGED AFTER CANNABIS AND GUNS DISCOVERED DURING EVICTION 06/07/13

SHERIFF DART CALLS FOR PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN MISSING PERSON’S CASE 06/05/13

CHICAGO MAN CHARGED WITH ARMED VIOLENCE, AGGRAVATED UUW AND CHILD ENDANGERMENT 06/04/13

DOLTON MAN ARRESTED FOR INVOLUNTARY SEXUAL SERVITUDE OF A MINOR 06/02/13

SHERIFF SEEKS PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN APPREHENDING SHOOTERS 05/31/13

SHERIFF DART’S OFFICE TO SERVE AS INSPECTOR GENERAL OF DOLTON 05/31/13

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF CONDUCTING ENHANCED SEAT BELT, DUI ENFORCEMENT THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 05/24/13

SHERIFF DART PROVIDING FREE CHILD ID KITS 05/22/13

TWO MEN CHARGED IN SHOOTING DEATH OF MARKHAM MAN 05/18/13

MAN CHARGED FOR 2012 ROBBINS HOMICIDE, 2011 SHOOTING 05/18/13

LICE AND SCABIES OUTBREAK LEADS TO ISOLATION AT JAIL 05/17/13

LOADED GUN FOUND DURING HARVEY TRAFFIC STOP 05/16/13

SHERIFF ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF INAUGURAL COOK COUNTY – RUSSIA INMATE CHESS TOURNAMENT 05/15/13

OFFICERS LOCATE BODY OF CHILD IN DES PLAINES RIVER 05/14/13

GACY LEAD SOLVES 41-YEAR-OLD NEW JERSEY MISSING PERSON CASE 05/14/13

65 PEOPLE ARRESTED DURING DOMESTIC BATTERY WARRANT SWEEP 05/10/13

SEARCH ENDS THEORY OF HIDDEN GACY VICTIM GRAVES 05/10/13

ABUSED DOGS FOUND DURING EVICTION IN HARVEY 05/09/13

SHERIFF WARNS OF SCAM TARGETING ASIAN INDIAN COMMUNITY MEMBERS 05/07/13

FORD HEIGHTS FIRE DISPATCHER CHARGED WITH THEFT 05/03/13

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF CONDUCTING SATURATION PATROLS THIS WEEKEND 05/03/13

SHERIFF SEEKS PUBLIC’S HELP IN IDENTIFYING MAN WHO TRIED ABDUCTING GIRL 05/02/13

PALATINE TOWNSHIP MAN SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS IN PRISON FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT OF MINORS 05/01/13

SOUTH SUBURBAN MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER 05/01/13

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S GUN TEAM NETS 83 GUNS IN SEVEN WEEKS 04/30/13

WOMAN CHARGED FOR KICKING, BITING SHERIFF’S POLICE OFFICERS 04/29/13

GUNS, REVOKED FOID CARDS RECOVERED DURING SWEEP IN SOUTH SUBURBS 04/26/13

SHERIFF DART TARGETS EMPLOYEES WHO FILE FRAUDULENT CLAIMS AND SEEKS OVERHAUL OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION PROCESS 04/24/13 - Duty Injury King Dethroned

OFFICERS LOCATE 8-MONTH OLD BABY 04/23/13

MAN CHARGED FOR BITING ANOTHER MAN’S EAR 04/21/13

SHERIFF’S POLICE PARTICIPATE IN LARGE-SCALE ACTIVE SHOOTER DRILL 04/17/13

DESIGNER PURSES, JEWELRY ILLEGALLY PURCHASED WITH COMPANY CREDIT CARDS 04/15/13

MISSING 5-MONTH-OLD BABY LOCATED 04/13/13

SHERIFF ARRESTS TWO WISCONSIN WOMEN FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE OF A MINOR 04/12/13

SHERIFF’S POLICE ARREST NEIGHBOR FOR MULTIPLE BURGLARIES 04/01/13

OFFICERS FIND 1-MONTH OLD 04/01/13

COWBOY HAT WEARING INTRUDER FLEES AFTER WOMAN SCREAMS 04/01/13

OFFICERS FIND MAN WHO OWES MORE THAN $70,000 IN CHILD SUPPORT
HIDING IN BASEMENT
03/29/13

CHICAGO MAN CHARGED WITH THEFT FROM FEDERAL AGENCY 03/28/13

DES PLAINES MAN CHARGED IN DUMBBELL BATTERY 03/28/13

MAN CHARGED WITH THREATENING JUDGE 03/27/13

CHICAGO MAN CHARGED WITH CHILD PORNOGRAPHY 03/22/13

STICKNEY MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT 03/21/13

SHERIFF DART CALLS FOR CEASE AND DESIST TO ILLEGAL EVICTION NOTICES 03/20/13

OFFICERS ARREST MAN WHO OWES THOUSANDS IN CHILD SUPPORT 03/14/13

UNDERCOVER STING RESULTS IN ROBBERY TEAM BUST 03/14/13

POLICE OFFICER CHARGED WITH CRIMINALLY TRANSMITTING HIV 03/14/13

BURR RIDGE MAN CHARGED IN FATAL DUI CRASH 03/13/13

PYTHON FOUND DURING CHICAGO APARTMENT EVICTION 03/12/13

FUNERAL DIRECTOR ARRESTED FOR PRACTICING WITHOUT LICENSE 03/11/13

AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC BATTERY SUSPECT LOCATED, CHARGES SOUGHT 03/06/13

MAN CHARGED IN RUSE BURGLARY 03/04/13

THOUSANDS OF UNLICENSED CIGARETTES FOUND IN HIDDEN WALL 02/28/13

MAN CHARGED IN FORD HEIGHTS ARMED ROBBERY 02/28/13

MAN CHARGED IN PALOS HEIGHTS HOME INVASION 02/27/13

SHERIFF DART FILES CHARGES AGAINST DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS EMPLOYEES 02/21/13

MURDER FOR HIRE PLOT THWARTED AT COOK COUNTY JAIL 02/09/13

“JOHN” STING YIELDS MORE THAN 200 ARRESTS 02/07/13

BRONZE STAR RECIPIENT, FORMER EUROPEAN BASKETBALL PLAYER AMONG NEW COOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICERS 02/06/13

STOMACH FLU OUTBREAK LEADS TO QUARANTINE OF JAIL DIVISION 02/06/13

CONVICTED KILLER BACK IN CUSTODY 02/01/13

SHERIFF DART ANNOUNCES THE PROHIBITED PERSONS’ ENFORCEMENT ACT 01/31/13

SHERIFF WARNS OF RUSE BURGLARIES TARGETING SENIORS 01/29/13

OFFICERS MAKE WEAPONS VIOLATIONS ARREST DURING EVICTION 01/25/13

SHERIFF LOOKING FOR ARMED AND DANGEROUS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUSPECT 01/24/13 UPDATED - 01/25/13

SHERIFF SEEKS PUBLIC'S HELP TO FIND SEXUAL ABUSE VICTIMS 01/17/13

CAREGIVER SENTENCED FOR STEALING FROM CLIENTS 01/11/13

GLENVIEW MAN FACING FELONIES FOR DUI-RELATED CRASHES 01/10/13

POLICE STOP BURGLARY IN PROGRESS IN DES PLAINES 01/10/13

CIVIL PROCESS SERVICE LOOKUP AVAILABLE ON SHERIFF'S WEBSITE 01/03/13

TWO MEN CHARGED IN 2005 CICERO HOMICIDE 12/29/12

SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED IN RESTAURANT'S CHILDREN'S PLAY AREA 12/28/12

SHERIFF WARNS OF LOTTERY SCAM 12/26/12

TWO MEN ARRESTED FOR HEROIN TRAFFICKING 12/21/12

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF'S AND ILLINOIS STATE POLICE TO CONDUCT JOINT DUI CHECKPOINT IN PALATINE TOWNSHIP 12/21/12

WOMAN CHARGED WITH ABDUCTING 21-MONTH-OLD SON RETURNS TO COURT 12/17/12

EIGHT MEN CHARGED WITH FELONY IN DOGFIGHTING RING 12/8/12

SHERIFF FINDS ABDUCTED CHILD SAFE IN MEMPHIS 12/7/12

GACY INVESTIGATION FINDS GROUNDBREAKING WAY TO IDENTIFY MORE VICTIMS 12/3/12

SHERIFF'S POLICE BUST INTERNATIONAL DRUG DEAL 11/27/12

INMATE CHARGED WITH MURDER FOR HIRE 11/16/12

SHERIFF SEEKS PUBLIC'S HELP TO IDENTIFY UNKNOWN SKELETAL REMAINS 11/15/12 New Technology Offers More Advanced Sketch of Victim

PUBLIC HELP NEEDED TO FIND STICKNEY AREA BURGLARS 11/15/12

ORLAND PARK MAN ARRESTED AFTER ATTACKING 78 YEAR OLD FATHER 11/15/12

SKOKIE MAN ARRESTED AFTER FATAL HIT-AND-RUN 11/09/12

SHERIFF'S POLICE ASK PUBLIC TO HELP IDENTIFY SUSPECT IN FATAL
HIT-AND-RUN
11/07/12

SHERIFF'S OFFICE KEEPS SEX OFFENDERS IN CHECK ON HALLOWEEN 10/31/12

SHERIFF'S OFFICE TURNS RUN-DOWN PARKS INTO FIELD OF DREAMS 10/23/12

COLUMBUS DAY 2012 10/11/12Law Enforcement Agencies Across the Nation Continue to Target "Johns"

GRANDDAUGHTER CAUGHT STEALING OVER $200,000 FROM GRANDMOTHER 10/11/12

JAIL KICKS-OFF GUITAR LESSON PROGRAM 10/11/12

SHERIFF SEEKS PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING LEMONT TOWNSHIP BURGLARY SUSPECT 10/04/12

SHERIFF'S INITIATIVE FOR SOCIAL FINANCE FUNDING COMMITTEE PASSES COUNTY BOARD 10/02/12

SHERIFF'S POLICE ARREST SUSPECT IN SAUK VILLAGE SLAYING 09/28/12

GACY INVESTIGATION HELPS SOLVE COLD CASE IN UTAH 09/20/12

HEALTHCARE WORKER STEALS OVER $25,000 IN VALUABLES FROM PATIENTS 09/18/12

COLLABORATIVE OPERATION NABS CRIMINALS 09/17/12

SHERIFF'S OFFICERS ARREST INDIVIDUALS IN BERWYN DRUG RING 09/07/12
26-year-old arrested with 28 prior arrests

FRAUDULENT DENTIST ARRESTED BY SHERIFF'S POLICE 08/31/12

EMPLOYEE STEALS OVER $100,000 IN THEFT SCHEME 08/29/12

SHERIFF'S POLICE LOCATE SUSPECT WANTED ON FIRST DEGREE MURDER CHARGE 08/22/12

BUYER BEWARE 08/22/12 Law Enforcement Across the Nation Targets "Johns" to End Human Trafficking

WOMAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING MEDICAL RECORDS AND HARASSING PATIENTS 08/22/12

SHERIFF'S OFFICE LAUNCHES FIRST SALES AT DALEY PLAZA'S FARMERS MARKET 08/02/12

WOMAN CHARGED WITH CHILD ENDANGERMENT AT SKOKIE COURTHOUSE 07/31/12Alert Citizen Informs Sheriff's Deputy of Child Left in Car

SHERIFF DART CONTINUES CLEAN UP EFFORTS 07/31/12Nabs one offender with six outstanding warrants – 42 prior arrests

"CARETAKER" HUSBAND NEGLECTS DISABLED ELDERLY WIFE – ULTIMATELY LEADS TO HER DEATH 07/12/12

SHERIFF DART CLEANS UP HARVEY 07/02/12 Operation targets warrant arrests, evictions, street gangs and area beautification

SHERIFF DART ENCOURAGES SAFETY AS 4th OF JULY APPROACHES 07/02/12

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TRAINING CLASS SET TO GRADUATE TODAY 06/12/12

LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS 06/11/12 Cook County Sheriff's Office to host kick-off ceremony

NOISE COMPLAINT TURNS UGLY 05/17/12 Police officer punched in the face

FIRST DEGREE MURDER ARREST WARRANT ISSUED FOR WHEELING MAN 05/17/12

SHERIFF JOINS RENTERS' RIGHTS COALITION IN BATTLE AGAINST EVICTION FORECLOSURE ABUSE 05/15/12

SHERIFF'S POLICE ARREST PIMP WITH VIOLENT HISTORY FOR INVOLUNTARY SEXUAL SERVITUDE AND AGGRAVATED HUMAN TRAFFICKING 05/15/12

FORMER STICKNEY TOWNSHIP BUDDHIST PRIEST ARRESTED ON WARRANT FOR AGGRAVATED CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT 05/15/12

CHICAGO MAN CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT AND BATTERY IN LEYDEN TOWNSHIP ATTACK 05/09/12

FALLEN OFFICERS HONORED IN 11th ANNUAL MEMORIAL CEREMONY 05/09/12

SHERIFF'S OFFICE INITIATES CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION INTO EMPLOYEE 05/08/12 Charged with theft after joint FBI/US Attorney sting

SHERIFF DART TO ASSIST IN CENTRALIZED BOND COURT EFFORTS 05/03/12

PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE-BACK TOTALS 05/03/12

ATHLETES, MILITARY VETS AND COLLEGE GRADUATES AMONG DOC GRADUATING CLASS 05/02/12

DESPLAINES WOMAN ATTEMPTS TO CLAIM JACKPOT WITH FRAUDULENT "WINNING" LOTTO TICKET 05/01/12

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RE-REGISTERS SEX OFFENDERS 04/26/12

CRITICAL ALERT: TWO MISSING UNINCORPORATED THORNTON TOWNSHIP JUVENILES 04/24/12

AGGRESSIVE CRIME SUPPRESSION OPERATION NETS 64 ARRESTS IN SOUTH SUBURBS 04/18/12

$50,000 BOND FOR MAN ACCUSED OF ARSON IN ORLAND PARK 04/18/12

SHERIFF'S OFFICE ANNOUNCES SPECTATOR SIGN-UP PROCESS FOR PEOPLE VS. W. BALFOUR 04/17/12

CELLMATE CHECKMATE: CHESS AT THE COOK COUNTY JAIL 04/02/12

BERWYN MAN CHARGED WITH TAX FRAUD 04/02/12

REQUEST DENIED FOR WARRANT TO SEARCH POTENTIAL GACY PROPERTY 03/29/12

ARREST IN FORD HEIGHTS BURGLARY SPREE 03/22/12

MILITARY VETERANS AND COLLEGE GRADUATES AMONG NEW OFFICERS 03/22/12

COOK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS Outbreak of Influenza-like Illness 03/17/12

SOUTH SUBURBAN MAN ARRESTED AFTER FATAL DUI 03/12/12

CHICAGO MAN ARRESTED FOR PROMOTING PROSTITUTION 02/23/12

WANTED: AGGRAVATED BATTERY (FIREARM) 02/14/12

CATHOLIC CEMETERIES OFFER UP TO 300 BURIALS TO THE COUNTY 02/08/12

CHAMPIONSHIP NUMBERS TELL SAD STORY 02/07/12 Law Enforcement Across the Nation Targets “Johns”

RAILROAD YARD THIEF ARRESTED 01/16/12

PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY 12/30/11

FOUND ALIVE – PARENTS BELIEVED SON WAS GACY VICTIM 12/20/11 Missing family member of 34 years has been found alive

MASS AND TOYS TO AIDE FR. MALLETTE AT ST. MARGARET OF SCOTLAND 12/20/11

UNKNOWN VICTIM OF JOHN WAYNE GACY IS IDENTIFIED 11/29/11 Largest Cold Case Investigation in Cook County Sheriff’s Office History

FUGITIVE WANTED IN INDIANA FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER ARRESTED 11/23/11

ARREST IN NORTHWEST SUBURBAN BURGLARY SPREE 11/18/11

TEENS TO BE HONORED FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE 11/07/11

PAROLEE CHARGED WITH MURDERING 14 YEAR OLD STUDENT 11/04/11

SEX OFFENDER CHECK-IN REQUIRED ON HALLOWEEN 10/30/11

RENEWED EFFORT AIMS TO IDENTIFY GACY’S UNKNOWN VICTIMS 10/12/11Sheriff Dart approves exhumations, DNA tests in an effort to find matches

COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS, ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF FIRST- EVER NATIONALLY COORDINATED STING OPERATION TO ARREST JOHNS AND MUTE DEMAND FOR PROSTITUTED INDIVIDUALS 10/11/11

THREE MORE TEENS CHARGED WITH MURDER OF FRIEND’S PARENTS 10/11/11Teenage son of victims charged last month, now his friends confess to roles

POLICE CAPTURE FUGITIVES WITH LURE OF FREE TVs, ELECTRONICS 10/04/11Sheriff Dart’s latest ruse leads to capture of more than 100 criminals

MAN ARRESTED 65TH TIME AFTER ASSAULTING WOMAN AND HER KIDS 10/01/11Two-day beating and six-day confinement ends when attacker falls asleep

SHERIFF DART, PRESIDENT PRECKWINKLE TEAM UP AGAINST FRAUD 9/30/11Cigarette stamp enforcement leads to thousands in fines in just three weeks

FIRST NEW SHERIFF’S POLICE OFFICERS IN 3 YEARS BEGIN TRAINING 09/25/11Dart promotes existing court deputies, jail officers to fill desperate need

SOUTHWEST SUBURBAN DEALER CHARGED IN MILLION DOLLAR DRUG BUST 09/21/11

DEPUTIES FIND CHILD PORN IN HOME OF MAN BEING EVICTED 09/19/11

TEEN CHARGED FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING GROUP HOME EMPLOYEE 09/15/11

SON CHARGED WITH MURDERING PARENTS IN FAMILY HOME 09/13/11

SOUTH SUBURBAN MASSAGE PARLOR BUSTED FOR PROSTITUTION 09/10/11

JAILHOUSE GARDEN DOUBLES IN SIZE, TRIPLES PARTICIPANTS 09/09/11

CONVICTION FOR FUGITIVE APPREHENDED AFTER STANDOFF 09/08/11

BURGLARY CREW RANSACKS ELDERLY MAN’S HOME 09/01/11

$300,000 BOND FOR SOUTH SUBURBAN MAN WHO SHOT COUSIN 08/26/11

CONVICTED FELON CHARGED IN ASSAULT OF ELDERLY RELATIVE 08/23/11
Theft of purse and vehicle happened inside the victim’s home

THREE CHARGED AFTER ASSAULT, MOB THREATS AGAINST POLICE 08/17/11
Routine traffic stop turns violent as gang members incite crowd

OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK TO AIR DOCUMENTARY THURSDAY NIGHT 08/16/11
Two-hour special details Sheriff Dart’s unique approach to prostitution cases

NEW FUGITIVE LINKS LEAD TO ANONYMOUS TIPS AND ARRESTS 08/15/11
Investigators chasing new leads and closing out old warrant files

SUBURBAN MAN CHARGED WITH ROBBING FRIENDS 08/15/11
Friends able to provide detailed description of offender

WANTED FUGITIVES NOW SEARCHABLE ON SHERIFF’S WEBSITE 08/12/11
Public can provide tips to help locate more than 45,000 fugitives

SHERIFF’S BOOT CAMP GRADUATES ITS 200th CLASS 08/11/11
Thousands avoid prison through alternative program

MILITARY VETS FINDING SUCCESSFUL CAREERS AS OFFICERS 08/10/11
27% of cadets graduating today are veterans, gaining G.I. Bill benefits

SUBURBAN MAN CHARGED WITH SEXUALLY ASSAULTING CHILD 08/05/11
Gave middle school victim alcohol before forcing her to have sex

SHERIFF’S OFFICE PARTICIPATES IN NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 08/01/11

JAIL INMATES BEGIN PROGRAM CLEANING ANIMAL SHELTER CAGES 08/01/11Sheriff Dart’s program puts non-violent inmates to work, saves tax dollars

MAN ARRESTED FOR TRYING TO SELL FIGHTING DOG 07/29/11

SON SETS FIRE TO FATHER’S WEST SUBURBAN HOME 07/28/11

GOLF PRO LOSES VALUABLES AFTER THEFT AT COUNTRY CLUB 07/27/11

SHERIFF WARNS PARENTS AFTER FAKE DRIVER’S LICENSE STING 07/22/11

TWO MEN CHARGED IN LAKEVIEW POT BUST 07/19/11

FIGHT OVER BIKE LEAVES MAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION 07/16/11

ANTIOCH MAN ADMITS TO SEXUAL ASSAULT 07/15/11

POLICE BUST GLENVIEW GROW HOUSE DURING EVICTION 07/15/11Loaded Guns Found In Home With Children Present

UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION NETS INMATE, GIRLFRIEND, OFFICER 07/14/11Jail visitor unknowingly asks undercover officer for help in delivering drugs

EIGHTEEN YEARS FOR CHICAGO PIMP 07/12/11Cook County’s First Human Trafficking Conviction

TWO-WEEK CAMP KICKS OFF PAIRING OFFICERS, STAFF AND KIDS 07/12/11Effort to reach those at-risk and improve key community relationships

FORMER MANAGER OF BURR OAK CEMETERY PLEADS GUILTY 07/08/11 Will spend 12 years in prison for her role in grave-digging scheme

NEW LEADS RESULT IN CHARGE IN 18-YEAR-OLD MURDER CASE 07/07/11 Suspect in brutal stabbing of teenage girl faces similar California charges

THREE NABBED IN STORAGE BREAK-INS 07/05/11

$300,000 BOND FOR CHILD SEX ASSAULT 06/30/11

MONKEYS SEIZED FROM ELDERLY WOMAN’S HOME 06/28/11

CHILD SUPPORT SWEEP NABS DEADBEAT DADS 06/20/11

MATTESON MAN CHARGED WITH DEALING COCAINE 06/14/11

$150,000 BOND FOR SOUTH SUBURBAN DRUG DEALER 06/13/11

ELMWOOD PARK MAN ARRESTED FOR CHILD SOLICITATION 06/13/11

SHERIFF DART WARNS OF “SWEETHEART SCAMS” IN SUBURBS 06/09/11 Single elderly men lured by love conned into draining life savings

SHERIFF’S OFFICE TORCH RUN KICK-OFF 06/02/11

ARREST IN WEST SUBURBAN BURGLARY RING 06/02/11

FELON ARRESTED WITH FIGHTING DOGS 05/31/11

GLENVIEW MAN CHARGED IN SEX ASSAULT 05/28/11

POLICE SEEK INFORMATION IN HIT AND RUN 05/26/11

CEMETERY SAFETY ALERT 05/25/11 Warm Weather and Holidays Prompt Graveyard Crimes

TIPS SOUGHT ON SUBURBAN HOME INVASION SUSPECT 05/19/11 Couple startled to find man standing at foot of their bed

SHERIFF DART ENHANCES SECURITY AT CRIMINAL COURTS BUILDING 05/17/11 Adjustments made due to shrinking staff and modifications in court procedures

EIGHT FELONY COUNTS FOR COPPER THEFT 05/16/11 Thief Destroyed Utility Lines In Pursuit Of Metal

TEN VENDORS CHARGED IN LINK CARD STING 05/12/11 Government Defrauded of Tens of Thousands of Dollars

BLIZZARD GAVE CADET CLASS EARLY JUMP START ON CAREERS 05/10/11 Today’s graduation also includes 3rd Olympic athlete in six months

FALLEN OFFICERS HONORED IN MEMORIAL CEREMONY 05/09/11

SHERIFF’S OFFICE SET TO HIRE 05/06/11 Application Hand Out on Saturday

ALLIGATOR SEIZED FROM SOUTH SUBURBAN HOME 05/06/11

FORMER OFFICER CHARGED WITH IMPERSONATING A POLICE OFFICER 05/03/11

$150,000 BOND FOR GUNRUNNING 05/02/11—

$125,000 BOND FOR SOLICITING A CHILD 04/30/11—

ATTEMPTED KIDNAPPING ALERT 04/29/11—

COUPLE CHARGED WITH MURDER OF PREGNANT TEEN 04/28/11— Strangulation death had been planned out for weeks

SHERIFF’S OFFICE FIRST EVER DECLARED SHAKMAN COMPLIANT 04/28/11— Dart’s office operations and personnel practices praised by federal judge

JAIL DIRECTOR NAMED HEAD OF I.D.O.C. 04/26/11—

WOMAN CHARGED WITH ABUSING SENIOR 04/23/11—

SHERIFFS OFFICERS TO DONATE EASTER BASKETS TO LOCAL KIDS 04/20/11—Officers band together to collect Easter goodies for hospitalized and needy children

THOUSANDS OF ITEMS SEIZED DURING COUNTERFEIT APPAREL RAID 04/16/11—

SERIAL METAL THIEF CAUGHT 04/16/11—

MENTOR GROUP HONORING DART FOR EDUCATION EFFORTS 04/15/11—Recognition to come at tonight’s annual fundraiser event

DOZENS OF DEPUTIES, OFFICERS TO BE RECOGINZED AT EVENT 04/13/11Honors come for courage in line of duty, selfless actions, response during blizzard

DES PLAINES MAN CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC BATTERY 04/12/11

NEPHEW STEALS NEARLY $1 MILLION FROM DISABLED AUNT 04/09/11

WOMAN HELD AGAINST HER WILL AFTER MEETING MAN ONLINE 04/07/11

$250,000 IN COUNTERFEIT MERCHANDISE SEIZED 04/06/11

SHERIFF DART TO BE HONORED WITH NATIONAL JUSTICE AWARD 04/04/11Selection comes for inspiring work, dedication to cause of justice

STING TARGETS SUBURBAN BUSINESSES SELLING ALCOHOL TO MINORS 03/29/1112- year-old Among Those Served Alcohol In Bars, Restaurants

REVAMPED WEBSITE INCLUDES SEVERAL NEW FEATURES 03/25/11Changes improve public access to helpful information

$100,000 BOND FOR MAN SEEKING SEX FROM TEEN 03/24/11

JAIL INMATE CHARGED IN WEAPON SMUGGLING SCHEME 03/23/11 Fails in bartering effort to get murder charge dismissed

TWO ARRESTED DURING DOGFIGHT IN PROGRESS 03/22/11

ARCHAEOLOGISTS FIND LAYERS OF BODIES BURIED IN BURR OAK 03/21/11Survey helps find pieces of skulls, leg bones, burned caskets buried deep

HUNDREDS OF ECSTASY PILLS SEIZED FROM WEST SUBURBAN HOME 03/19/11

SUBURBAN MAN CHARGED IN MURDER FOR HIRE PLOT 03/18/11 History of threats against victim leads to offer to “hit man” 

LOAD OF CARROTS CONCEALS FIVE MILLION DOLLARS IN CANNABIS 03/16/11 

SHERIFF DART INTRODUCES NEW BODY SCANNERS AT JAIL 03/15/11 Machines improve safety, provide officers with latest technology

SHERIFF’S PATROL OFFICER HELPS DELIVER BABY 03/14/11

SUBURBAN “CAT HOUSE” DRAWS NATIONAL ATTENTION 03/11/11 Sheriff’s police response to be shown Saturday on “Cops”

PERJURY CHARGE FOR MILLIONAIRE HEDGE FUND TRADER 03/10/11

OLYMPIC ATHLETE, 14 COLLEGE GRADUATES AMONG NEW OFFICERS 03/9/11Today’s graduation ceremony marks new careers for 45 area residents

"COPS" TO FEATURE SHERIFF'S OFFICERS AND LOCAL RESIDENTS 02/25/11— Summer filming captured interactions across Cook County suburbs

SHERIFF DART HONORS TEENS FOR SAFE DRIVING VIDEOS 02/25/11— Entries submitted from across cities and suburbs in first-time contest

SEX OFFENDER ROUNDUP ENSURES COMPLIANCE 02/20/11— 

$500,000 BOND FOR CHILD SEXUAL ASSAULT 02/19/11— 

SECOND ARREST FOR IMPERSONATING AN ATTORNEY IN COURT 02/18/11— Dart establishes number for public to call with information on others

SHERIFF DART CALLS FOR CHANGES TO INDIGENT BURIAL PRACTICES 02/17/11— Bodies stacked in growing mound make later identification impossible

TEEN CHARGED WITH SOLICITING MURDER OF CRIME WITNESS 02/15/11— Makes deal with “hit man” just four weeks after burglary arrest

$10 MILLION BOND FOR MAN WHO STABBED WIFE TO DEATH 02/15/11— Nine-year-old Daughter Called 911

MORE THAN 100 ANIMALS SEIZED FROM SANCTUARY 02/12/11— Deceased pets and livestock among dozens removed

SIXTEEN CHARGED IN SOUTH SUBURBAN DRUG SWEEP 02/09/11—

DART SHIFTS COMMUNITY SERVICE CREWS TO ASSIST WITH SNOW 02/09/11— Suburbs given priority to clear fire hydrants, emergency lanes, other streets

FOOTBALL EVENT SET TO HELP RAISE MONEY FOR OFFICER WHO DIED LAST YEAR 02/08/11—

DART DECLARES CIVIL EMERGENCY AT COOK COUNTY JAIL 02/02/11— Move allows Dart to re-deploy available resources where needed

COOK COUNTY JAIL SET TO GO ON LOCKDOWN DUE TO STORM 02/01/11— Visitations end at 3 p.m. today and all movement will be limited

FIVE MEN CHARGED IN $4.9 MILLION MARIJUANA BUST 01/28/11—

GREAT LAKES MAN ARRESTED AFTER SEX WITH TEEN VICTIM 01/27/11— Underage Girl and Offender Met On MySpace

AREA RESIDENTS TO BEGIN LAW ENFORCEMENT CAREERS TODAY 01/26/11— Graduation ceremony set for 29 members of first class of 2011

JAILED SUBURBAN MAN TRIES TO ARRANGE MURDER FOR HIRE 01/22/11— Wanted domestic battery victim killed, then planned to leave the U.S.

BOOKKEEPER STEALS $1.5 MILLION TO PAY GAMBLING DEBT 01/20/11— Chicago Woman lost thousands at Indiana casinos

UNDERAGE SEX ASSAULT VICTIM CONTRACTS STD 01/16/11—

SEXUAL ASSAULT POSTED ON FACEBOOK 01/14/11— South Suburban Man Admits To “Relationship” With Underage Victim

SHERIFF’S POLICE OFFICERS STOP BURGLARY IN PROGRESS 01/14/11— Serial Thief Targeted Empty Suburban Homes

SHERIFF DART WARNS STUDENTS OF DIGITAL MEDIA DANGERS 01/12/11—

SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES RESCUE FOUR FROM BURNING BUILDING 01/11/11—

CONVICTED FELON TOOK CASH TO ACT AS ATTORNEY, ENTER PLEAS 01/07/11—Sheriff seeks help finding victims represented in dozens of cases

POLICE SEEK INFORMATION ON HOME INVASION SHOOTING 01/05/11—Masked Gunmen Attack Brothers In West Suburban Cook County

PIT BULLS SEIZED FROM DOGFIGHT IN PROGRESS 01/03/11—Seven arrested in West Suburban Bust

SHERIFF’S POLICE DONATE HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE PROCEEDS TO NORTHFIELD TOWNSHIP 12/30/10—

SHERIFF’S POLICE TO CONDUCT ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKPOINT IN MAYWOOD 12/28/10—

$2.7M IN NARCOTICS SEIZED FROM SUSPICIOUS PACKAGES 12/24/10— Chicago man traveled the country purchasing, shipping drugs

MASSIVE COUNTERFEIT SPORTS CLOTHING OPERATION RAIDED 12/23/10— Bears, Blackhawks items dominate boxes, shelves in $1 million bust

MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR GROW HOUSE BUST 12/22/10— Romeoville clan ran cannabis operation out of two homes

CHICAGO MAN CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING GIRLFRIEND FOR SEX 12/21/10— beaten, child threatened when she doesn’t produce enough money

EVENT SET FOR OFFICER IN NEED OF HEART TRANSPLANT 12/20/10— Support sought for 10-year veteran, father of four young children

SUBURBAN MAN ARRESTED AFTER ARMED ROBBERY 12/20/10— Store owner knew suspect from the neighborhood, led to ID

DART REACHES OUT TO EVICTED FAMILIES FOR HOLIDAY PARTY 12/18/10—Festivities set for kids in need, including those recently evicted

COPPER THIEVES CAUGHT IN THE ACT 12/17/10—Men strip new construction for scrap metal profit

HOSPITAL EMPLOYEE CHARGED IN SEXUAL ASSAULT AT JAIL 12/16/10—EMT used ruse of medical procedure to carry out assault

$1 MILLION GROW HOUSE BUST AT SUBURBAN LUXURY HOME 12/16/10—Family Members Charged For Producing & Selling Designer Marijuana

SHERIFF’S CADET CLASS BEGIN CAREERS WITH GRADUATION TODAY 12/14/10—Notables include military vets, Olympian, cadet in 40s winning top fitness honor

WEST SUBURBAN MAN CHARGED IN FAKE PHARMECEUTICALS RING 12/13/10—Tens of Thousands of Suspected Valium and Xanax Pills Seized

SHERIFF DART OPENS NEW JAIL SPACE FOR PREGNANT WOMEN 12/09/10—On-site pre-natal services, nutritional and parenting courses provided

NORTH SUBURBAN MAN CHARGED FOR SEXUAL ASSAULTS 12/08/10—

TWO WOMEN ARRESTED FOR RUNNING PROSTITUTION OPERATION 12/08/10—“Madam” agreed to hire undercover officer, set up appointment with “john”

PILOT CHARGED AFTER DEFRAUDING COMPANY ACCOUNTS 12/06/10— Fake expense reports used to fund expensive gifts and vacations

SUBURBAN VET ARRESTED AFTER 5-MONTH INVESTIGATION 12/03/10— Dogfighting investigation by sheriff’s unit leads police to veterinarian’s offices

DART’S REFORMS BRING HISTORIC DECLARATION OF SHAKMAN COMPLIANCE 12/02/10— Federal monitor, judges hail first-ever ruling, praise Dart’s commitment to changing hiring practices

DART TO BE HONORED WITH ILLINOIS FATHERHOOD INITIATIVE AWARD 12/02/10— Luncheon to honor sheriff for his dedication as a father and community leader

ANNUAL CLOTHING DRIVE FOR WOMEN TAKES ON ADDED URGENCY 11/24/10— Summer floods destroyed most clothing, coats for rehabilitated women

HUNDREDS OF TEENS TO BE HONORED FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE 11/22/10— Recognition for creating a non-profit, street ministry in Croatia, other work

SHERIFF’S POLICE TO CONDUCT ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKPOINT IN SCHAUMBURG 11/22/10—

BENEFIT SET FOR TODAY FOR OFFICER WHO DIED TWO MONTHS AGO 11/21/10— Event to support wife, two children left behind after 17-month battle with leukemia

FORECLOSURE EVICTIONS RESUME AMID CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION 11/19/10— County attorneys advise to evict if judge signs approval, even if erroneous

POLICE SEEK PUBLIC'S HELP TO SOLVE FATAL HIT AND RUN 11/15/10—

DART TO DELIVER KEYNOTE FOR GROUP ASSISTING WORKING POOR 11/10/10— Today’s breakfast aimed at promoting assistance for low-income families

DNA EVIDENCE SOLVES COLD CASE 11/09/10— Forensics Brings Closure to Six Year Old Death Investigation

NEARLY 100 OFFICERS TO BE RECOGNIZED FOR COURAGE IN LINE OF DUTY 11/09/10— Ceremony today honors 88 active officers and four Chicago officers killed this year

FIVE CHARGED FOR DEALING IN COUNTERFEIT GOODS 11/02/10—

NEW SEX OFFENDER CHECK-IN REQUIRED ON HALLOWEEN 10/29/10— Registered Offenders Will Watch Video, Review Regulations

$80,000 BOND FOR SOLICITATION OF A CHILD 10/28/10—

SHERIFF’S POLICE TO CONDUCT ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKPOINT IN TINLEY PARK 10/27/10—

CHILD SUPPORT SWEEP YIELDS NEARLY FIFTY ARRESTS 10/20/10—

DART TO SUSPEND FORECLOSURE EVICTIONS FILED BY LEADING BANKS 10/19/10— Decision comes after banks question their own foreclosure filings

$250,000 BOND FOR SKOKIE DRUG DEALER 10/15/10—

MATTESON MAN CHARGED AFTER STABBING ATTACK ON ELDERLY VICTIM 10/12/10—

JOINT PROSTITUTION BUST YIELDS NINE ARRESTS 10/11/10—

MAN CHARGED IN ATTEMPT TO ABDUCT 12-YEAR-OLD GIRL 10/08/10— Judge allows man to remain home while awaiting trial

INTERNAL INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN OFFICER’S ARREST 10/07/10— Sting catches officer taking money to bring drugs to an inmate

VETS GAIN JOB SKILLS, GET “CLEAN START” IN JAIL PROGRAM 10/04/10— Non-violent inmates who served in military do jail laundry, saving money

MOTHER ARRESTED FOR LEAVING CHILDREN ALONE OUTSIDE JAIL 9/30/10— As she posts bond for husband to leave, she is brought in

MORE THAN 100 DRUG DEALERS ARRESTED IN UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATIONS 9/28/10—

NEARLY 1200 ECSTASY PILLS SEIZED DURING ROUTINE PATROL STOP 9/27/10—

1700 PILLS RECOVERED IN INTERSTATE ECSTASY BUST 9/24/10—

BOLINGBROOK MAN CONVICTED OF 5th DUI, FACES MANDATORY PRISON 9/23/10—

DART PARTNERS WITH DEA IN PRESCRIPTION TAKE-BACK PROGRAM 9/23/10— Saturday effort aimed at safe disposal of medications

CHICAGO FAMILY DEFRAUDS MENTALLY CHALLENGED SENIOR 9/22/10— Years-long scheme drains victim of nearly $600,000 in life savings

DOZENS CITED DURING PROJECT SAFE SCHOOLS PATROLS 9/17/10—

$500,000 BOND FOR MAN WHO ASSAULTED TEEN RELATIVE 9/16/10—

DRIVER WHO FLED JAIL, STRUCK OFFICERS, FORMALLY CHARGED 9/15/10— Woman ordered to remain on house arrest pending trial

TRAFFIC STOP YIELDS MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR COCAINE BUST 9/14/10—

COOK COUNTY JAIL’S VIRTUAL H.S. SETS GRADUATION CEREMONY 9/14/10— Four new graduates set to receive diplomas through innovative program

ACCUSED MURDERER SCAMS ELDERLY MAN FROM JAIL 9/11/10— Felony charge added for hijacking victim’s home phone line

WOMAN CHARGED WITH ATTACKING OFFICERS FOR THIRD TIME 9/10/10— Sentenced to prison for last attack, now faces additional years in prison

DART, RESTAURANT OWNERS PARTNER TO SUPPORT JAIL GARDEN 9/08/10— Ceremony recognizes inmate graduates of alternative sentencing program

TWO CHARGED IN $600,000 NARCOTICS TRAFFICKING BUST 9/05/10—

CRAIGSLIST STATEMENT 9/04/10—

SHERIFF’S POLICE TO CONDUCT ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKPOINT IN STICKNEY 9/02/10—

POLICE SEEK SUPSECTS IN VIOLENT CARJACKING 9/01/10—

FATHER CHARGED WITH BATTERY OF WIFE AND CHILDREN 8/31/10—

ROBBERY SUSPECT APPREHENDED 8/30/10—

MORE THAN 100 “JOHNS” CITED UNDER NEW COUNTY ORDINANCE 8/29/10— Billboards, stings, drug investigations part of effort to end demand

BENEFIT PLANNED FOR COOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S SERGEANT 8/27/10— Single mom is battling Breast Cancer

$350,000 BOND FOR REPEAT BATTERER 8/26/10—

MAN LOSING HOME COMES TO COURT WITH LOADED GUN 8/24/10— Sheriff’s deputies identify gun at building’s security point

INMATE CHARGED FOR ANOTHER ATTACK ON OFFICERS 8/23/10— Officer left with broken eye socket after assault

SHERIFF’S EMPLOYEES STEP UP TO THE PLATE FOR SICK CHILDREN 8/21/10— Day-long tournament now in its 8th year has raised more than $50,000

HUMAN TRAFFICKING ARREST 8/20/10—

MAN CHARGED AFTER ABANDONING CAT-FILLED MOBILE HOME 8/20/10—

SHERIFF’S POLICE BUST DOGFIGHT IN PROGRESS 8/18/10—

DOWNTOWN PICKPOCKET ARRESTED FOR 58th TIME 8/16/10— Off-duty court deputy stops attempted robbery in restaurant

$1,000,000 BOND FOR MAN CHARGED WITH BREAKING INTO EX-GIRLFRIEND’S HOME 8/14/10—

MAN CHARGED AFTER SEXUAL ASSAULT ON A THREE-YEAR-OLD 8/13/10—

STOLEN CAR RUNS OUT OF GAS, MAN ARRESTED UPON RETURN 8/13/10— Vehicle briefly abandoned in front of Cook County Jail complex

SHERIFF’S AND STREAMWOOD POLICE TO CONDUCT JOINT DUI CHECKPOINT IN STREAMWOOD 8/12/10—

MAN JUMPS FROM BUILDING TO AVOID PAYING CHILD SUPPORT 8/11/10—Broke both legs in fall, but tried crawling away to elude arrest

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT PARTNERS WITH WASTE MANAGEMENT ON NEIGHBORHOOD SAFETY PROGRAM 8/10/10—

$3 MILLION MULTI-STATE DRUG OPERATION BUSTED 8/09/10—
High-powered guns and drugs seized

MAN CHARGED FOR SEXUAL ASSAULTS ON A CHILD 8/08/10—

SHERIFF’S EMPLOYEES TO STEP INTO THE RING TO HELP WOUNDED VETERANS 8/06/10—

RECOVERING ADDICTS HELP SHERIFF BREAK RECIDIVISM CYCLE 8/06/10— Ceremony to link those now incarcerated with those free and clean

SUBURBAN CRIME INFORMATION GOES ONLINE 8/05/10— Sheriff to provide daily updates for residents

MAN SENTENCED FOR 1980 MURDER OF 11-YEAR-OLD BOY 8/05/10—

SHERIFF’S OFFICE PARTICIPATES IN NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 8/03/10—

MAN CHARGED AFTER STEALING FROM SENIORS 8/02/10—

MSNBC ANNOUNCES MARATHON OF COOK COUNTY GANG SHOW 7/30/10— Three shows airing Sunday highlight sheriff’s efforts to combat violence

SCHAUMBURG DRUG DEALERS CHARGED 7/26/10—

SHERIFF’S SUMMER CAMP PAIRING COPS AND KIDS COMES TO CLOSE 7/22/10— Camp builds relationships, exposes underprivileged to world around them

BOONE CITY BUST YIELDS $250,000 IN COCAINE 7/22/10—

ELDERLY WOMAN FALLS VICTIM TO RUSE ENTRY 7/21/10—

PATROL OFFICERS ARREST FLEEING MURDER SUSPECT 7/20/10—

JAIL SMUGGLING INVESTIGATION LEADS TO ARREST OF NURSE 7/16/10— Worked with inmate, others to bring drugs inside Cook County Jail

MAN CHARGED WITH SOLICITING MURDERS OF THREE 7/15/10— Undercover officer posed as hit man to foil murder-for-hire plot

COURT DEPUTY ARRESTED AFTER INTERNAL INVESTIGATION 7/14/10—Complaint about injuries leads to inquiry and arrest

SERIAL ROBBERY SUSPECT ARRESTED AFTER ALERT BANK EMPLOYEES NOTIFY POLICE 7/07/10—

NATIONWIDE DRUG SMUGGLING OPERATION INTERRUPTED 7/07/10— More drugs delivered a block away as police making arrest

HOLIDAY BEATING PUTS MAN IN HOSPITAL 7/07/10—Threats to harm children lead to charges

CHICAGO WOMAN ARRESTED AT COOK COUNTY JAIL 7/05/10—Threats to harm children lead to charges

DOZENS ARRESTED IN SEX OFFENDER AND FUGITIVE ROUNDUP 7/02/10—

SHERIFF’S POLICE TO CONDUCT ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKPOINT IN MAYWOOD 6/30/10—

GRADUATION SET FOR COOK COUNTY JAIL’S VIRTUAL H.S. 6/30/10—Eight set to receive diplomas via innovative program

FIGHTING DOGS FIND SAFE HAVEN; OWNERS SENTENCED 6/28/10—

EXPLOSIVES FUGITIVE SURRENDERS 6/24/10—

ABUSED FIGHTING DOGS FOUND IN CHICAGO HOME 6/24/10—

FEMALE SEX OFFENDER FUGITIVE SENTENCED 6/24/10—

WOMAN BEHIND BARS AFTER THREAT TO KILL JUDGE 6/23/10—

SHERIFF’S RUSE ENDS FUGITIVE’S INTERNATIONAL TRAVELS 6/23/10—Nursing degree ultimately leads to arrest and today’s extradition

FUGITIVE CAPTURED AFTER FIVE-HOUR STANDOFF 6/21/10—

TWENTY MILLION DOLLAR MARIJUANA BUST 6/18/10—

FUGITIVE WARRANT ISSUED FOR TEEN IN EXPLOSIVES CASE 6/17/10—Stepbrother of co-defendant wanted, may have fled the state

MAN CHARGED WITH SEX ASSAULT ON CHILD ATTEMPTS ESCAPE 6/17/10—Family members cause scene as deputies attempt to restrain him

POLICE TO SPOTLIGHT ABUSE AND FRAUDS AGAINST SENIORS 6/14/10—Events scheduled across U.S. on Tuesday to address elder abuse

EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS FOUND IN A SOUTH SUBURBAN HOME 6/14/10—

CELEBRITIES, AUTOGRAPHS, GAMES HIGHLIGHT CHARITY DRIVE 6/11/10—Saturday event honors 5-year-old beaten to death in 2007

MAN PLEADS TO HOME INVASION & SEXUAL ASSAULT 6/11/10—

MAN ARRESTED AFTER REFUSING TO LEAVE JAIL 6/09/10— Assaults officers during dispute to keep his jail ID

TWO ARRESTED FOR ASSAULTING SHERIFF’S POLICE OFFICER 6/08/10—

FOUR CHARGED IN FAKE DVD AND ID CARD RING 6/07/10—

SHERIFF PARTNERS WITH WHITNEY YOUNG FOR CHARITY EVENT 6/07/10— Scholarships created to honor 5-year-old beaten to death in 2007

CHICAGO GANG MEMBER CHARGED IN THEFT OF SQUAD CAR 6/04/10— Attempted traffic stop leads to foot chase, then brief pursuit.

THIEVES SCALE UTILITY POLE TO CUT WIRES, STEAL COPPER 6/04/10—

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO HOST MOTORCYCLE RIDE TO SUPPORT VETERANS 05/28/10—

SHERIFF DART COMMENT ON OFFICER CONVICTION 05/27/10—

SHERIFF’S POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI CHECKPOINT IN THORNTON TOWNSHIP 05/27/10—

SHERIFF DART TO OPEN GREENHOUSE ON GROUNDS OF COUNTY JAIL 05/27/10— Construction allows expansion of gardening program for non-violent inmates

CHICAGO MAN ARRESTED FOR MOLESTING CHILD IN COURTHOUSE 05/26/10—Assault happened in public hallway, in front of multiple witnesses

SUBURBAN TEENS CHARGED IN GOLF COURSE BURGLARY 05/26/10—Golf cart tracks lead to thousands of dollars in stolen merchandise

HIGH SCHOOL BROTHERS CHARGED WITH HUMAN TRAFFICKING 05/25/10—Teen victims beaten and forced to have sex while two collect cash

MISSING WOMAN FOUND BY POLICE AS SHE’S ATTEMPTING SUICIDE 05/23/10— is hospitalized, but safe and reunited with family members

SHERIFF’S POLICE SEARCH FOR MISSING NORTHFIELD TOWNSHIP WOMAN 05/20/10—

CHICAGO MAN CHARGED IN COURTHOUSE ATTACK ON THREE COOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES 05/20/10— Threatens that deputy “won’t go home today”

ANONYMOUS TIP LEADS TO “MOST WANTED” FUGITIVE 05/19/10— Woman wanted for robbing and assaulting senior citizen

ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT CHARGED IN INTERNATIONAL PIRACY RING 05/17/10— Thousands of DVDs seized, suspect now in federal custody

CHICAGO MAN ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPT TO BRIBE OFFICER 05/13/10— Offered $40 to get out of ticket because he “ain’t a bad guy”

EVANSTON MAN NABBED IN NORTHFIELD DRUG BUST 05/12/10—

CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED FOR HARASSING HIS VICTIM 05/11/10— Child was just 3 years old when assault happened

FUGITIVE TRACKED DOWN AFTER ALMOST TWO YEARS ON THE RUN 05/11/10— Captured in Arkansas, wanted for attempted murder, gun charges

ONLINE CHATS LEAD TO SEXUAL ASSAULT ON MIDDLE SCHOOLER 05/10/10— Suburban man waits for parents to leave to assault 13-year-old girl

FALLEN PEACE OFFICERS TO BE HONORED IN MEMORIAL CEREMONY 05/09/10— Law enforcement officials from dozens of agencies expected to be on hand

CONCERNS RAISED IN CASE OF REPEAT CHILD MOLESTER 05/06/10— Joint Transient man not listed as sex offender, as conviction is too old

FUGITIVES TRACKED DOWN AFTER SIGNING UP FOR FOOD STAMPS 05/03/10— Joint operation nets those wanted for kidnapping, arson, defacing “Bean”

CHARGES FILED IN NORTHWEST SUBURBAN HOTEL SHOOTING 04/30/10— Victim declined to help police, witnesses provide support for charges

FORD HEIGHTS COUNCILMAN ARRESTED IN DRUG INVESTIGATION 04/30/10— Had been free on bond from two other felony arrests

CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER CHARGED WITH MOLESTING ANOTHER CHILD 04/29/10Not listed on state registry because prior incident was 22 years ago

COOK COUNTY OFFICER NAMED DIRECTOR OF CHICAGO COMPUTER FORENSIC LABORATORY 04/29/10

DART TO DEMAND STOP TO SALE OF BURR OAK CEMETERY 04/29/10Contingent sale would see new burials in designated crime scene

SUBURBAN MAN CHARGED WITH MOLESTING WOMAN AS SHE SLEPT 04/29/10Victim overcame cultural and family concerns about telling authorities

CHICAGO ATTORNEY ARRESTED FOR FINANCIAL CRIMES 04/28/10$50,000 in bounced checks leads to charge

SHERIFF’S POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI CHECKPOINT IN STICKNEY TOWNSHIP 04/23/10

MAN ON THE RUN FOR 19 YEARS NOW IN CUSTODY 04/21/10— Deported once, man with multiple aliases being held

SUBURBAN MAN ARRESTED FOR STALKING WOMAN 04/21/10— Officers listen as man calls, threatens to kill victim

COUNTY-WIDE BAN PROPOSED IN THE WAKE OF KNIVES SEIZED 04/20/10— Hard plastic knives avoid metal detection, pose dangerous threat

SHERIFF’S INVESTIGATOR HAILED AS HERO IN HOUSE FIRE 04/09/10— No serious injuries reported in early morning blaze

SUBURBAN MAN CHARGED FOR YEARS OF MOLESTATIONS 04/07/10— Relative’s accusations lead to confession to hundreds of incidents

OFFICE MANAGER ARRESTED, CHARGED WITH THEFT 04/02/10— Stole funds from Southwest Suburban surgical group

SHERIFF LEADS CLEAN-UP PROGRAM IN FORD HEIGHTS 03/30/10— Wednesday effort comes months after town lost trash collection

EIGHT FALLEN OFFICERS SET TO BE REMEMBERED 03/28/10— Permanent display to be dedicated in Monday ceremony

TEEN GIRL MISSING FROM SOUTHWEST SUBURBS 03/26/10— Alert issued after she fails to return home from library

THREE CHARGED IN FORD HEIGHTS ACID ATTACK 03/26/10— All three charged related to all three victims

MASSIVE CHICAGO-BASED IDENTITY THEFT RING BUSTED 03/25/10— Hundreds of victims charged with $300,000+ in purchases

NEIGHBORHOOD ALERT ISSUED AFTER ATTEMPTED ABDUCTION 03/24/10— Police seeking help in identifying man in van

DOZENS MORE CHARGES FOR FELON ON JUDICIAL WATCH LIST 03/22/10— Arrested last week at Daley Center for 4 knives, investigators find 1,600 more

FELONY CHARGES AGAINST TWO FOR PIRATED DVDs 03/19/10— Movies sold as cheap as $2, including movies just in theaters

ATTORNEY CHARGED WITH ASSAULTING WOMAN IN COURT 03/19/10— Charge comes outside courtroom where trial taking place

FOUR-YEAR-OLD SUBURBAN RAPE CASE SOLVED 03/19/10— Mold-covered criminal sexual assault kit sat in storage

FELON ON JUDICIAL WATCH LIST CAUGHT IN COURT WITH KNIVES 03/18/10— History of threats against others led to placement on list

OFFICER, TEACHER IN CUSTODY FOR JAIL DRUG SMUGGLING 03/18/10—
Internal investigations net charges against both

MINNESOTA MAN CHARGED WITH SELLING WIFE FOR SEX 03/17/10—
Ordered her to turn tricks in Chicago via ads on craigslist

SUBURBAN MAN ATTEMPTS TO STRIKE OFFICER WITH CAR 03/17/10—
Offender made multiple attempts but failed to strike gang officer

OFFICER ARRESTED FOR BRINGING CONTRABAND IN JAIL 03/16/10—
Internal investigation nets drugs and other illegal items

GLENVIEW TEENAGER ARRESTED FOR ARMED ROBBERY 03/15/10—
Used kitchen knife to demand cigarettes and firewood

SUBURBAN TEEN ARRESTED FOR ATTACK WITH BASEBALL BAT 03/14/10—
Offender admits attack came after day of drinking

SUBURBAN GANG ACTIVITY LEADS TO THREE ARRESTS 03/12/10—
Sureno 13 members now in custody, one previously deported

BODY OF MISSING MAINE TWP. WOMAN FOUND IN RIVER 03/08/10—
No foul play suspected in suicide case

CHICAGO MAN CHARGED WITH SOLICITING MURDERS OF SIX 03/05/10— Held since 2008, wanted two children and their families killed

SUBURBAN MAN CHARGED WITH CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A CHILD 03/05/10— Des Plaines man’s second arrest on the charge since 2000

SHERIFF DART ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF JAIL BUILDINGS 03/04/10— Population decreases lead to cost-savings decision

NEIGHBORHOOD ALERT ISSUED AFTER MAN ARRESTED 02/26/10—
Elderly man accused of indecent acts in front of school children

CHICAGO MAN ARRESTED AFTER STRIKING DEPUTY WITH CAR 02/25/10— Open alcohol container also located inside vehicle

LIBRARIAN, TEACHER BUSTED FOR MARIJUANA OPERATION 02/22/10— Couple used Southeast Side home as “grow” house

MOBILE METH LAB AND HOUSE RAIDED IN SOUTH SUBURBS 02/22/10— Roommates supplied drugs to truckers, area residents

LAKE ZURICH BAR OWNER ARRESTED ON PERJURY CHARGE 02/18/10— Investigation spurred by multiple DUI arrests

SHERIFF ESTABLISHES SITE FOR CEMETERY CONCERNS 02/18/10— Dozens of cemeteries covered under outreach plan

MARRIED SHERIFF’S COUPLE NAMED DEPUTIES OF THE YEAR 02/04/10— Husband and wife honored for bravery while off duty

SHERIFF’S POLICE SEARCH FOR DRIVER IN HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT 02/04/10—

HIGH SCHOOL REFEREE CHARGED WITH CHILD PORN 02/04/10—

GUILTY PLEA IN 2006 CALUMET TOWNSHIP COLD CASE 02/02/10—

MAYWOOD MAN CHARGED UNDER “SCOTT’S LAW” 01/29/10— Cook County Sheriff’s deputies injured when squad car struck at crash scene

BARRINGTON TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS CHARGED IN SEX ASSAULT OF A MINOR 01/20/10—

SUBURBAN MASSAGE PARLOR OWNER AND ASSOCIATE ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY EXTORTING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FROM FEMALE WORKER 01/19/10—

CICERO MAN CHARGED IN MAKING FAKE I.D.s 01/14/10—

FINAL GUILTY PLEA IN DOG FIGHTING CASE AT DAYCARE HOME 01/13/10—

ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT APPREHENDED IN FORD HEIGHTS 01/11/10—

STOLEN DOG FOUND DURING EVICTION REUNITING WITH OWNER 01/07/10— Tenant charged, discovery of microchip allows authorities to arrange reunion

SHERIFF’S POLICE ISSUE 50 TICKETS DURING PROVISO SAFETY CHECK 01/04/10—

SHERIFF’S POLICE SEARCH FOR MISSING MAINE TOWNSHIP WOMAN 01/04/10—

ORLAND PARK MAN CHARGED IN FATAL DUI CRASH 01/01/10— Early Thursday morning accident killed girlfriend

SHERIFF’S POLICE BUST MASSAGE PARLOR 12/31/09—

SHERIFF’S POLICE DUI CHECKPOINT MOVED TO PROVISO TOWNSHIP 12/30/09—

SHERIFF’S HIRING BLITZ BRINGS HOLIDAY CHEER 12/23/09— Hundreds of jobs set to be filled in coming months

SHERIFF’S POLICE CONFISCATE MORE THAN $5 MILLION IN COUNTERFEIT MERCHANDISE 12/22/09—

SHERIFFS POLICE BREAK UP COCKFIGHTING OPERATION 12/21/09— Steroid-fueled animals helped fund illegal gambling ring

COOK COUNTY JAIL RESTRICTIONS TO BE LIFTED 12/17/09—

TEACHER ARRESTED ON PROSTITUTION-RELATED CHARGES 12/10/09—

GUILTY PLEAS IN SUBURBAN DOG FIGHTING CASE 12/10/09—

GLENVIEW MAN CHARGED IN BEATING PREGNANT GIRLFRIEND 12/09/09—

JAIL VISITATION RESTRICTED DUE TO H1N1 CONCERNS 12/04/09— Only immediate family, legal/religious advisors allowed for now

MATTESON TEEN CHARGED WITH SEXUALLY ASSAULTING HANDICAPPED STUDENT 12/02/09—

SHERIFF WARNS RESIDENTS OF HOME IMPROVEMENT SCAMS 11/18/09—

SHERIFF TO DELIVER SUPPLIES FOR SOLDIERS 11/12/09— Thousands of goods set for shipment in memory of Cook County officer

SHERIFF TO RETIRE STAR OF SOLDIER KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN 11/09/09— Derwin Williams to be recognized for service to county and country

SHERIFF’S POLICE TO GIVE INTERNET SAFETY PRESENTATION IN LEYDEN TOWNSHIP 11/06/09—

INTERNAL INVESTIGATION NETS JAIL EMPLOYEE IN THEFT SCAM 11/06/09— Money taken from more than 10 inmates this summer

SHERIFF’S POLICE K-9 RESCUES SUICIDAL SUBJECT 11/05/09—

CANNABIS ‘GROW HOUSE’ RAIDED IN BERWYN 11/04/09— More than 350 Cannabis Plants Seized

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF THOMAS J. DART TO HOST TOWN HALL MEETING IN WORTH TOWNSHIP 11/04/09— Event to be held Nov. 19 at Shepard High School

ARAMARK WORKER CHARGED FOR PLAN TO BRING MARIJUANA INTO JAIL 11/02/09— Undercover sheriff’s investigation nets food service worker

SHERIFF’S INVESTIGATION NETS GANG LEADERS, GUN/DRUG TRAFFICKERS 10/29/09— Six month suburban investigation prompted by resident complaints

TWO YEARS ON RUN ENDS FOR CHILD PREDATOR 10/24/09— Wanted man targeted single mothers for victims

LIFE SENTENCE HANDED DOWN FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT 10/22/09— Des Plaines man denied chance at parole

SHERIFF’S POLICE INVESTIGATING AS MANY AS 50 CAR BREAK-INS 10/19/09— Mount Prospect man admits to rash of thefts across northwest suburbs

SHERIFF’S POLICE BREAK UP HUMAN TRAFFICKING OPERATION 10/16/09— International ring promoted Southeast Asian women online for sex

TWO FALLEN OFFICERS, DOZENS OF OTHERS TO BE HONORED 10/13/09— Honorees broke up child sex ring; engaged in shoot-out with bank robber

COMMISSIONER HARRASSMENT CHARGES FILED 10/09/09— Arrest warrant issued for transient man

SHERIFF’S POLICE ISSUE NEARLY 75 TICKETS DURING LEYDEN TOWNSHIP SAFETY CHECK 10/01/09—

STING NETS SUBURBAN CHIROPRACTOR FOR UNPAID SUPPORT 09/29/09— Officer poses as patient to nab wanted doctor

SHERIFF’S POLICE ARREST ANOTHER DOG FIGHTER 09/24/09— $500,000 bond set for three Maywood men

DOG FIGHTING RING BASED AT DAYCARE HOME RAIDED 09/23/09— Sheriff’s Police arrest three, take nine dogs to Animal Welfare League

SHERIFF’S POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI CHECKPOINT IN LEYDEN TOWNSHIP 09/23/09—

PITTSBURGH STEELERS' SUPER BOWL CHAMPION QUARTERBACK BEN ROETHLISBERGER ANNOUNCES COOK COUNTY K-9 GRANT 09/20/09—

CARPENTERSVILLE MAN ARRESTED FOR PERFORMING SEX ACTS FOR “TEEN” 09/14/09— Married father engages in illegal acts for undercover Sheriff’s Police Officer

ATTEMPTED CHILD ABDUCTION IN UNINCORPORATED STICKNEY TOWNSHIP 09/11/09—

SHERIFF’S POLICE ISSUE NEARLY 60 TICKETS DURING SCHAUMBURG SAFETY CHECK 09/10/09—

JAIL GARDEN REAPS RECORD HARVEST 09/10/09—Non-violent inmates earn job skills and certification

SHERIFF’S POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI CHECKPOINT IN SCHAUMBURG 09/01/09—

MAN USES BELT TO BRING WEAPONS INTO COURT BUILDING 09/01/09—

SHERIFF’S POLICE RAID ALSIP SWAP-O-RAMA 09/01/09—Nearly 3,000 counterfeit items seized

SOUTH ELGIN MAN ARRESTED FOR SOLICITING A CHILD 08/29/09—Married father thought he was meeting a teenage girl

SHERIFF’S STING NETS WOULD-BE DRUG BUYERS 08/28/09—Neighborhood complaints lead to crackdown

SHERIFF’S POLICE ARREST JUVENILE ON CRAIGSLIST 08/27/09—Ad promised men ‘time of your life’ with teen

MORE THAN 4 POUNDS OF CRYSTAL METH SEIZED 08/26/09—Street Value of more than $600,000

BURR OAK HEADSTONE DATABASE COMPLETED 08/18/09—Nearly 50,000 photos available to search online

SHERIFF’S POLICE INVESTIGATE VANDALISM IN ALPINE HEIGHTS 08/10/09—

SHERIFF’S POLICE BREAK UP DOG FIGHT IN PROGRESS 08/09/09—

EVIDENCE GATHERING EFFORTS AT BURR OAK COMPLETED 08/07/09—

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF THOMAS J. DART TO HOST TOWN HALL MEETING IN LEYDEN TOWNSHIP 08/05/09— All Residents, Business Owners, Community Groups invited to attend

SHERIFF’S POLICE PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 08/03/09—

POLICE FORM “PACT” WITH FORD HEIGHTS STUDENTS 08/03/09—

PALOS TOWNSHIP WOMAN CHARGED WITH CHILD ENDANGERMENT 07/29/09—

SHERIFF’S POLICE ARREST 2 FOR SEXUAL ASSAULTS 07/16/09—

CEMETERY WORKERS CHARGED 07/09/09— Search for disinterred remains to begin

SHERIFF’S OFFICE LOSES EMPLOYEE IN AFGHANISTAN 07/07/09—

SHERIFF’S POLICE ISSUE OVER 80 TICKETS DURING STICKNEY TOWNSHIP SAFETY CHECK 07/07/09—

PALOS PARK MAN ARRESTED FOR FIREWORKS 07/02/09— Accidentally sets fire to own garage

WOMAN ARRESTED FOR BRINGING LOADED GUN INTO COURTHOUSE 07/02/09—

HARVEY MAN FACES ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES 07/01/09— Victim paralyzed from chest down

WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULTING POLICE OFFICERS 06/29/09—

SHERIFF’S POLICE SEIZE HALF KILO OF COCAINE 06/29/09—

SHERIFF’S POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI CHECKPOINT IN STICKNEY TOWNSHIP 06/29/09—

RESIDENTS IN UNINCORPORATED COOK COUNTY NEED TO PURCHASE VEHICLE STICKERS 06/26/09— Must be displayed by July 1

LOCAL ESTABLISHMENTS CITED FOR UNDERAGE ALCOHOL SALES 06/24/09—

ELGIN MAN ARRESTED FOR SOLICITING A CHILD 06/19/09—

SHERIFF’S ANIMAL CRIMES UNIT RESCUES 30 ANIMALS 06/19/09—

SHOREWOOD MAN ARRESTED FOR SOLICITING A CHILD 06/10/09—

SHERIFF’S OFFICE CARRIES TORCH FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS 06/10/09—

PALOS PARK RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES SOLVED 06/09/09— Two charged in multiple burglaries

5 DOGS RESCUED BY SHERIFF’S ANIMAL CRIMES UNIT 06/05/09—

SHERIFF’S POLICE SEIZE MORE THAN 1,000 POUNDS OF CANNABIS 06/04/09—

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES REPORTED IN UNINCORPORATED PALOS TOWNSHIP 06/03/09—

TEACHER CHARGED WITH HAVING SEX WITH TEEN 05/25/09— 15-year veteran admits relationship after marijuana investigation

SHERIFF’S POLICE CONFISCATE MORE THAN $1.5 MILLION IN COUNTERFEIT MERCHANDISE 05/22/09—

NEW WEB SITE UNVEILED TO HELP PROFILE CHICAGO AREA BANK ROBBERS 05/21/09—

HOFFMAN ESTATES BROTHERS ARRESTED FOR NARCOTICS 05/21/09—

SHERIFF’S POLICE PARTICIPATE IN “CLICK-IT OR TICKET” CAMPAIGN 05/15/09—

ROSELLE MAN CHARGED IN SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE 05/15/09—

DART CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC ABOUT CRAIGSLIST PROMISES 05/13/09—Changes to web site discussed in federal court case

SHERIFF’S POLICE RECOVER NARCOTICS, GUN FROM ROBBINS HOME 05/13/09—

ANIMAL CRIMES UNIT RESCUES 8 PIT BULLS 05/08/09—

SHERIFF’S POLICE ISSUE NEARLY 80 TICKETS DURING LEYDEN TOWNSHIP SAFETY CHECK 05/07/09—

“CAT BURGLARS” ARRESTED IN NORTH SUBURBS 05/07/09— Police seek to reunite victims with property

SHERIFF REMINDS RESIDENTS TO BE CAUTIOUS WHEN VISITING CEMETERIES 05/07/09—

COOK COUNTY JAIL IDENTIFIES FIRST H1N1 VIRUS CASE 05/06/09—Seven tested, only known case among about 8,600 detainees

MELROSE PARK MAN CHARGED WITH MOLESTING JUVENILE 04/30/09

SHERIFF’S POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI CHECKPOINT IN LEYDEN TOWNSHIP 04/30/09 s

VEHICLE ACCIDENT LEADS TO COUNTERFEIT MOVIE ARRESTS 04/16/09 —Two individuals were arrested for possession of bootleg DVD's

3 ARRESTED FOR FILING FALSE TAXES 04/15/09 —Three individuals were recently charged with felony forgery for filing false tax returns

SHERIFF ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF FINANCIAL CRIMES / PUBLIC CORRUPTION UNIT 04/09/09 —

2 ARRESTED FOR COUNTERFEIT UPC LABELS 04/06/09 —

FAKE EVANSTON PAWN SHOP TAKES IN SUSPECTED PROCEEDS FROM NORTH SHORE BURGLARIES 03/25/09 — Police seek to reunite owners with stolen property

SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RAIDS PUPPY MILL 03/24/09 — South side investigation leads to rescue of 67 dogs living in filth

BOND SET TODAY FOR WOMAN CHARGED IN FORD HEIGHTS STABBING 03/23/09 —

TWO ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTING TO BRING MARIJUANA INTO THE COOK COUNTY JAIL 03/17/09 —

WOMAN ARRESTED FOR THREATENING JUDGE 03/17/09 —

$1 MILLION WORTH OF DESIGNER MARIJUANA SEIZED FROM LANSING GARAGE 03/12/09 — 4 in custody for large scale grow operation

SHERIFF’S AND NILES POLICE TO CONDUCT JOINT DUI CHECKPOINT IN NILES TOWNSHIP 03/12/09 —

SHERIFF’S POLICE CHARGE THREE JUVENILES WITH FIGHT POSTED ON YOU TUBE 03/11/09 — Fight occurred between girls at Proviso East High School

3 ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTING TO BRING GUN, DRUGS AND SWORD INTO COURT BUILDING 03/10/09 — All arrests occurred since Friday

SHERIFF’S SWAP WORKERS FILL SANDBAGS TO HELP FLOODING VICTIMS IN DES PLAINES 03/10/09 —Thousands of sand bags filled since Monday

SHERIFF SUES CRAIGSLIST FOR PROMOTING PROSTITUTION 03/05/09 Dart says popular web site used for human trafficking, pimping children

SHERIFF’S POLICE DOG FINDS ELDERLY WOMAN 03/03/09 K9 unit called after 88-year-old reported missing

FORD HEIGHTS MAN CHARGED WITH BATTERY TO SHERIFF’S POLICE OFFICER 02/24/09

SHERIFF’S POLICE INVESTIGATE ATTEMPTED ABDUCTION AT LOYOLA HOSPITAL 02/24/09

SUBURBAN MAN CHARGED FOR MULTIPLE MOLESTATIONS 02/20/09 —Detectives continue investigation into other possible victims

SHERIFF’S POLICE ISSUE NEARLY 60 TICKETS DURING STICKNEY TOWNSHIP SAFETY CHECK 02/17/09 — 3 cited for DUI

SHERIFF, OFFICERS HONORED BY U.S. HUMANE SOCIETY 02/11/09

BOND SET FOR PALATINE TOWNSHIP MAN CHARGED IN STABBING OF TWO 02/10/09

SHERIFF’S POLICE CHARGE MAN IN MAINE TOWNSHIP HOME INVASION 02/09/09

WOMAN ARRESTED FOR CHILD ENDANGERMENT AFTER CHILDREN FOUND WANDERING AT COURTHOUSE 02/04/09—Children okay after check by paramedics

SHERIFF LAUNCHES GANG-FIGHTING PARTNERSHIP 02/01/09—Tom Dart providing statewide training to ID Chicago gang signs

SHERIFF’S POLICE SEIZE 31 POKER MACHINES AMID ILLEGAL GAMBLING INVESTIGATION 01/31/09—Poker machines in gas stations new trend, police say

SHERIFF’S POLICE SEIZE NEARLY $6 MILLION IN MARIJUANA
01/26/09

POLICE DOG RESCUES MAN IN FREEZING CONDITIONS
01/26/09—Dart also introduces newest member of K9 unit, a rescued pit bull

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF THOMAS J. DART TO HOST TOWN HALL MEETING IN MAINE TOWNSHIP
01/15/09Meeting to be held Jan. 28 at local high school

WEBSITE LAUNCHED, OFFICE OPENED TO HANDLE SHAKMAN ISSUES IN COOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
01/15/09A compliance office has opened and a web site launched, each aimed at ensuring proper hiring and promotion procedures

ATTORNEY ARRESTED BRINGING DRUGS INTO COURTHOUSE
01/15/09Accepted cash to pass marijuana to undercover officer in a holding cell

SANTA & COOK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES MAKE SPECIAL DELIVERY TO NEEDY FAMILY
12/23/08—Santa and his Deputy friends from the Cook County Sheriff’s Office made Christmas a little brighter for a needy family

ARIZONA MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER IN CONNECTION WITH
LOCAL COLD CASE

12/22/08—Bond was set today at $1 million for a man charged with murder

SHERIFF’S POLICE USE HOLIDAY SHOPPING RUSE TO SNARE WANTED FUGITIVES
12/21/08—Offenders lured with promise of $500 in cash or gift cards

FIRST COOK COUNTY MOST WANTED OFFENDER CAUGHT BY
SHERIFF’S POLICE

12/15/08—Wanted for aggravated arson

NORTH SUBURBAN BUSINESSES CITED BY SHERIFF’S POLICE FOR SELLING LIQUOR TO MINORS
12/10/08—Joint operation between the Cook County Sheriff’s Police and the Illinois Department of Revenue

SHERIFF DART HONORED FOR FORECLOSURE STAND
12/8/08—Dart receives 10th annual Sen. Paul Simon Award

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF AND COMCAST LAUNCH ON DEMAND SHOW
12/4/08—Police Blotter on Demand aimed at helping capture fugitives

20 COOK COUNTY JAIL INMATES CHARGED IN NATIONWIDE PHONE SCAM
11/24/08—Jail changes phone system to prevent further abuse

SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT INTERRUPTS DOG FIGHT IN PROGRESS
11/16/08—More than 50 people arrested at South Side home, three charged with felonies

SHERIFF’S POLICE SOLVE DECADES OLD MURDER CASE
OF OAK FOREST 11-YEAR-OLD

10/29/08—Bond set today in Markham District Court

SAFEGUARDS ADDED TO EVICTION PROCESS
10/16/08 Cook County Judiciary introduces protections
for tenants, taxpayers

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF SUSPENDS FORECLOSURE EVICTIONS
10/08/08 Move comes in wake of growing mortgage crisis

COOK COUNTY JAIL INMATES BUILDING SHEDS FOR CHARITY
10/07/07—New program delivers job skills and community benefits

MAGAZINE SALESMAN CHARGED IN HOME INVASION, SEXUAL ASSAULT OF 86-YEAR-OLD 9/02/08

SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT ACCEPTS DONATION OF PROTECTIVE VESTS FOR TWO POLICE DOGS
8/ 13/08 — Two protective vests donated to Sheriff’s Police canines

Response from the Sheriff’s Office to the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (“CRIPA”) Inspection of Cook County Jail and Cermak Health Services
7/18/08 — The Sheriff’s Office appreciates efforts of the CRIPA team

SHERIFF’S POLICE ARREST 3 FOR CEMETERY THEFTS
6/20/2008 — Nearly 1,500 grave sites stripped for expensive brass to sell for drugs

NEW CRAIGSLIST PROSTITUTION STING BY SHERIFF’S POLICE NETS 76 ARRESTS
6/13/2008
— Sheriff says latest sting proves the web site’s “self-policing” doesn’t work

BIKE PATROLS REPLACE SQUAD CARS AT COURTHOUSES AND JAIL COMPLEX
6/4/2008
— Sheriff launches gas saving initiatives

SHERIFF DEBUTS BRIGHT SPACE FOR WOMEN AT COOK COUNTY JAIL
5/12/2008
— First in the country to allow female inmates contact visits with children

SHERIFF’S POLICE CONDUCT WARRANT SWEEP AS PART OF FULL TAKEOVER
OF POLICE DUTIES IN FORD HEIGHTS

4/21/2008

"OPERATION DAY SHIFT” TARGETS DEALERS IN THREE SOUTH SUBURBS3/30/2008 — Police aim to disrupt daytime street sales

10 JUVENILES CHARGED WITH TRESPASSING IN WORTH TOWNSHIP CEMETERY
3/26/2008

FATHER CHARGED IN MURDER OF 5-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER
3/7/2008
— Maine Township man in custody

ALLEGED NEO-NAZI ARRESTED FOR VANDALISM AT JEWISH CEMETERY
2/1/2008

SHERIFF’S POLICE SEEK INFORMATION IN CEMETERY VANDALISM
1/11/2008

 

 

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