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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,...

Partner to Help Make Thanksgiving Special for Residents

Partner to Help Make Thanksgiving Special for Residents

The Office of Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart and the Housing Authority of Cook County joined together this week to provide free turkeys to Housing Authority residents, just in time for Thanksgiving. The agencies provided 500 families on Monday afternoon. The...

Man Charged with Possessing  Dogfighting Equipment

Man Charged with Possessing Dogfighting Equipment

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today that a Harvey man has been charged with possessing dogfighting equipment following a Sheriff’s Police investigation. Earlier this year, Cook County Sheriff’s Police investigators received information that 59-year-old...

Sheriff Dart Calls to End Unjust Bail System

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart called today for an end to a dangerous and unjust bail system that allows violent people to pay their way to freedom while locking up the indigent and mentally ill simply because they don’t have cash. “With violent crime...

Sheriff Dart Seeks Public Help in Locating Missing Teen

Sheriff Dart Seeks Public Help in Locating Missing Teen

Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is asking for the public’s help in locating a 16-year-old girl from unincorporated Des Plaines. Guadalupe Sanchez was reported missing on Nov. 1. Guadalupe is approximately 5’6” tall and weighs approximately 140 pounds. She has...

Update on Division 9 Altercations

Update: Friday, October 28, 2016 - The altercations resulted in injuries to both staff and individuals in custody. Two correctional deputies transported to the hospital on Tuesday night for treatment of non-life threatening injuries have since been released from the...

Elgin Man Wanted in Criminal Sexual Assault Case Charged

Elgin Man Wanted in Criminal Sexual Assault Case Charged

A 40-year-old Elgin man wanted in connection with a sexual assault has been arrested and charged, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. On the morning of Aug. 12, 2016, Sheriff’s Police responded to a 9-1-1 call in the 3100 W block of Rohrssen Road in...