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Arrest Made in Leyden township Ruse Burglary

Arrest Made in Leyden township Ruse Burglary

A Cook County Sheriff’s Police investigation led to the arrest of 29-year-old Arlington Heights man in connection with a ruse burglary in Leyden Township, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 23, a man claiming he was a...

A Year in Review: Unjust Incarceration by the Numbers

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...

Sheriff’s Police Investigating Ruse Burglary

Sheriff’s Police Investigating Ruse Burglary

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...

Cook County Sheriff Launches  Discrimination Hotline

Cook County Sheriff Launches Discrimination Hotline

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,...