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A Year in Review: Unjust Incarceration by the Numbers

December 23, 2015

In March 2015, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced a campaign to take on the system that actively facilitates the unjust incarceration of the mentally ill and poor in Cook County. He implored the public and criminal justice stakeholders to imagine the reality of bei... [Read More]

Arrests Made in Harvey Forest Preserve Murder

A Cook County Sheriff’s Police investigation has led to the arrest of two men in the murder of a man found shot to death on the western edge of the Kickapoo Meadows, a Cook County Forest Preserve near Harvey, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 2 p.m. ... [Read More]

Correctional Officer Comes to Injured Pedestrian’s Aid

December 14, 2015

An off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s correctional officer came to the aid of an injured pedestrian in Skokie last week. At approximately 5:35 p.m. on Dec. 9, Officer Wade Wicker, who works in DOC, was alerted to a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle in the 5400 block ... [Read More]

Man Arrested in Ford Heights Armed Robbery

December 11, 2015

A 20-year-old man has been arrested for an armed robbery in Ford Heights, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. According to the Sheriff’s Police investigation on Dec. 5, a man approached the 22-year-old victim as he exited his vehicle in the 1500 block of Em... [Read More]

Sheriff Dart Seeks Public Help in Locating Missing Teen

December 2, 2015

Update: Thursday, December 3, 2015 – David Quattrochi was located at approximately 7:30 a.m. today in nearby Hoffman Estates. He was responsive. He was taken by Hoffman Estates Fire Department to a local hospital for an evaluation. Sheriff Dart would like to thank the... [Read More]