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February 15, 2019

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Awareness Resource Created for Front Lines of Opioid Crisis

February 13, 2019

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart released new episodes today of the podcast “Breaking Free” featuring content aimed at supporting those on the front lines of the opioid crisis – the friends and family helping loved ones with substance use disorders. The four new epis... [Read More]

Sheriff Dart Warns of Ruse Burglaries

February 12, 2019

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is warning the public about ruse burglaries following an incident that occurred in unincorporated Palos Heights. At approximately 4 p.m. on Feb. 10, a 94-year-old woman was approached by a man outside her home in the 6000 block of West 127t... [Read More]

Two Teens Charged in Fatal Palatine Township Shooting

February 11, 2019

Two teens have been charged in connection with the murder of man in unincorporated Palatine, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today At 4:18 p.m. on Feb. 1, Sheriff’s Police responded to a report of a shots fired call in the 1500 block of Norway Lane. They locat... [Read More]