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Mental Health Co-Responder Program Expands to South Suburb

Mental Health Co-Responder Program Expands to South Suburb

COOK COUNTY, IL – The Oak Lawn Police Department is the first law enforcement agency to partner with a Cook County Sheriff’s Office program that enables officers to virtually connect individuals in crisis to a mental health professional, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart...

Man Charged with Child Pornography

Man Charged with Child Pornography

COOK COUNTY, IL – A Worth man has been charged with possession and dissemination of child pornography after investigators found numerous sexually explicit images and videos of children under the age of 13 on his cellphone, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced...

Man Charged with Illegally Transferring Firearm

Man Charged with Illegally Transferring Firearm

COOK COUNTY, IL – A 22-year-old Midlothian man has been charged after a Sheriff’s Police investigation found he gave a gun to his brother who could not legally possess one, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. On April 1, Sheriff’s Police recovered a...

Man Charged with Attempted Murder in Ford Heights Shooting

Man Charged with Attempted Murder in Ford Heights Shooting

COOK COUNTY, IL – A 35-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after an investigation found he shot another man in the face, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. At approximately 3:10 a.m. on June 20, Sheriff’s Police responded to the 1400...