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A Year in Review: Unjust Incarceration by the Numbers

December 28, 2016

Last month, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart called for an end to a dangerous and unjust cash bail system in Illinois. Sheriff Dart pointed to a system that allows those who pose a danger to the community, such as gun offenders, to go free because they have access to cash,... [Read More]

Sheriff’s Police Investigating Ruse Burglary

December 10, 2016

Cook County Sheriff’s Police are investigating a suspected ruse burglary that occurred in unincorporated Des Plaines, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 4:15 p.m. on Dec. 8, a man rang the doorbell and knocked on the door of a residence in the 9600 bl... [Read More]

Cook County Sheriff Launches Discrimination Hotline

December 1, 2016

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart today announced that his office has launched a reporting hotline for discrimination and hate crime incidents – (773) 674-HELP(4357) – for anyone who feels they are being threatened or targeted as a result of their religion, race, nation... [Read More]