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Two Men Charged in Home Invasion

Two Men Charged in Home Invasion

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today that two men have been charged in a home invasion where two people were shot – one of whom was an offender. At approximately 9:25 a.m. on Wednesday, Sheriff’s Police received a report of a home invasion in the 4800...

Sheriff Dart Urges Support for  Right to Know Legislation

Sheriff Dart Urges Support for Right to Know Legislation

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart today urged support for his proposed state legislation to increase personal data transparency between commercial website operators and their Illinois consumers. The Right to Know Act would require companies to provide transparency...

Sheriff Dart Pushes Warrant Reform to Focus on Violence

Sheriff Dart Pushes Warrant Reform to Focus on Violence

Thousands of outstanding warrants are tied to non-violent crimes and are more than a decade old, according to a report released today by Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart as part of his ongoing push to better utilize police resources and end unjust incarceration. A...

Fugitive Apprehended in Georgia

Fugitive Apprehended in Georgia

At 11:20 p.m. Friday, fugitive Garrett Glover was apprehended without incident in Lithonia, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. He was arrested in the apartment of a person suspected to be a relative's girlfriend and was...