Skip to main content

January 18, 2018

Jail Population: 8,208 – Behind the Walls: 6,076 – Community Corrections: 2,132

About Sheriff Dart

The Opioid Crisis

Criminalization of Mental Illness

gun recovered 3-22

Stopping Gun Violence

Press Releases


Sheriff Dart Spreads Awareness of Opioid Crisis and Naloxone

January 17, 2018

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart launched an email helpline today to connect people to life-saving drug naloxone and released the second installment of the Sheriff’s Awareness Initiative video series on the opioid crisis. The second installment of the video series can be... [Read More]

Detainee Charged with Threatening Assistant Public Defender

January 12, 2018

A Cook County Jail detainee has been charged with threatening his public defender, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. According to a Sheriff’s Office investigation, at approximately the 11 a.m. on Jan. 10, detainee Michael Roberson, 34, threatened his assistant public... [Read More]