Sheriff’s Commitment to Service Award
This program was established to recognize Cook County youth that volunteered a minimum of 100 hours of service during the previous year. High school students who meet the necessary criteria are honored at a ceremony where Sheriff Thomas J. Dart presents the awards.
ILLINOIS SHERIFF’S ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The Juvenile Justice & Advocacy Unit coordinates an annual scholarship program for students residing in Cook County. Four scholarships are awarded to students who will be attending a college or university in Illinois in the next academic year.
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SHERIFF THOMAS J. DART’S SUMMER YOUTH CAMPS
The Juvenile Justice & Advocacy Unit works with community organizations to provide summer camps for youth. Participants benefit from spending time with positive adult role models while participating in educational and recreational activities.
Recent Press Releases
- Sheriff’s Office Announces Electronic Monitoring Program Transition from Radio Frequency to GPS BraceletsTo address the continued increase of criminal defendants court-ordered to the Sheriff’s Electronic [Read More]
- Cook County Sheriff’s Police and Deputies Assist Chicago Police Department with LootingThe Cook County Sheriff’s Office deployed approximately 120 additional officers to the South and [Read More]
- Sheriff Dart Calls for Legislation to Require FOID Card Verification to Prevent Illegal Ammunition PurchasesCOOK COUNTY, IL – With Chicago reeling from a sharp increase in shootings and gun-related homicides [Read More]
- CDC Study Finds Aggressive, Timely Interventions Dramatically Reduced COVID-19 Case at Cook County JailAggressive, comprehensive measures implemented at Cook County Jail caused a dramatic decline in the [Read More]
- Sheriff’s Office Opens Testing at The New Roseland Hospital for General PublicThree weeks ago in-person visitation resumed at the Cook County Jail for the first time in nearly [Read More]