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June 15, 2018

Jail Population: 8,149 – Behind the Walls: 5,999 – Community Corrections: 2,150

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Detainee Charged in Attack on Cook County Jail Staff

A detainee has been charged after a Sheriff’s Office investigation found he attacked a Cook County Jail staff member, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 9:40 a.m. on Thursday in Division 9, the super-maximum security facility, detainee Peter Williams ... [Read More]

Sheriff Launches Program to Address Opioid Crisis

June 13, 2018

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today the launch of the Sheriff’s Opioid Addiction Recovery (SOAR) program to help address the county’s crippling opioid crisis through community-based treatment for detainees returning home. Opioid-related overdoses now kill ... [Read More]