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February 21, 2019

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Pair Charged with UUW after Firearms, Ammunition Found

February 16, 2019

Two men have been charged with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon after firearms and ammunition were found during the execution of a search warrant in Ford Heights, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 9 a.m. on Feb. 14, Sheriff’s Police in... [Read More]

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]