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Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam Involving Apple Inc.

Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam Involving Apple Inc.

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is warning of a sophisticated phone scam targeting Cook County residents. In this scam, an unsolicited caller claiming to be from Apple Inc. states that there has been a security compromise to their device and/or iCloud account. The...

Awareness Resource Created for Front Lines of Opioid Crisis

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...

Sheriff Dart Warns of Ruse Burglaries

Sheriff Dart Warns of Ruse Burglaries

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...

Two Teens Charged in Fatal Palatine Township Shooting

Two Teens Charged in Fatal Palatine Township Shooting

Two teens have been charged in connection with the murder of man in unincorporated Palatine, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today At 4:18 p.m. on Feb. 1, Sheriff’s Police responded to a report of a shots fired call in the 1500 block of Norway Lane. They...

National Sex Buyer Sting Nets More Than 390 Arrests

National Sex Buyer Sting Nets More Than 390 Arrests

COOK COUNTY, IL – More than 390 individuals were arrested by two dozen police agencies across the country as part of an operation to deter johns and interrupt the online havens of sex trafficking, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. The 17th National...