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Sheriff Dart Announces Results from First Month of Conceal Carry Applications

By at February 5, 2014 | 3:16 pm | 0 Comment

Sheriff Dart Announces Results from First Month of Conceal Carry Applications

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office has objected to the concealed carry applications for 240 individuals within the first month of Illinois’ new concealed carry law, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart said today. Among the 240 applicants, five have already been denied by the Illinois State Police. The Illinois Concealed Carry Licensing Board will review and decide the merits of more...

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President Preckwinkle and Sheriff Dart Dedicate Monument at Indigent Burial Site

By at December 11, 2013 | 5:41 am | 0 Comment

President Preckwinkle and Sheriff Dart Dedicate Monument at Indigent Burial Site

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Sheriff Tom Dart today dedicated a monument at the south suburban cemetery used by Cook County for the burial of deceased indigents and the remains of unclaimed or unidentified individuals. Preckwinkle and Dart were joined by Commissioners Elizabeth “Doody” Gorman (17th), John Daley (11th), Timothy Schneider (15th) more...

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President Preckwinkle, Sheriff Dart Announce Major Construction Project at Cook County Jail

By at December 10, 2012 | 1:13 pm | 3 Comments

President Preckwinkle, Sheriff Dart Announce Major Construction Project at Cook County Jail

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today the start of a major construction project at the Cook County Department of Corrections and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) that will improve building standards, increase energy efficiency and realize significant energy savings. The three-year, $34 million dollar project will replace critical more...

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Pres. Preckwinkle Announces up to $1 Million for Sheriff’s Electronic Monitoring Program

By at October 6, 2011 | 2:25 pm | 1 Comments

Pres. Preckwinkle Announces up to $1 Million for Sheriff’s Electronic Monitoring Program

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced today that her office has awarded the office of Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart up to $1 million in matching grant funds to provide services for individuals who are put on Electronic Monitoring within the Cook County criminal justice system.  The announcement comes on the heels of the latest STAR (Set Targets, more...

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First New Sheriff’s Police Officers in 3 Years Begin Training

By at September 29, 2011 | 11:00 am | 0 Comment

First New Sheriff’s Police Officers in 3 Years Begin Training

For the first time since 2008, the Cook County Sheriff’s Police will welcomes a class of new officers – with a group entirely made up of existing employees promoted from other sworn ranks. The 25 new officers – which include former court deputies and correctional officers promoted in accordance with rules governed by the Shakman Decree – began physical training more...

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Sheriff’s Detainee Rehabilitation Program Helps Hundreds Learn New Skills

By at September 12, 2011 | 9:30 am | 2 Comments

Sheriff’s Detainee Rehabilitation Program Helps Hundreds Learn New Skills

A massive expansion of the garden on the grounds of the Cook County Jail has allowed for more than 100 non-violent detainees to earn gardening and landscaping job skills while they are incarcerated. On Friday, September 9th, dozens of those detainees were recognized with certificates of completion. This is the 18th year for the garden program, which last year added a more...

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Oprah Winfrey Network to Air Documentary on Sheriff’s Anti-prostitution Program

By at August 16, 2011 | 9:44 am | 1 Comments

Oprah Winfrey Network to Air Documentary on Sheriff’s Anti-prostitution Program

A two-hour documentary set to air Thursday, August 18th on the Oprah Winfrey Network details the unique approach the Cook County Sheriff’s Office uses when handling prostitution cases and the efforts made to help those women turn their lives around. “Prostitution: Leaving The Life” is set to air at 8 p.m. CST on OWN. It details the work done by employees in the more...

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Military Vets Finding Successful Careers as Cook County Sheriff’s Police

By at August 10, 2011 | 8:19 am | 1 Comments

Military Vets Finding Successful Careers as Cook County Sheriff’s Police

Five months after the Cook County Sheriff’s Training Academy was certified as an eligible site for benefits under the G.I. Bill, nearly one-third of those cadets graduating today are U.S. military veterans, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced Wednesday. Ceremonies are set for 2 p.m. today at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Heights. Graduation more...

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Two-week Camp Kicks Off, Pairing Cook County Sheriff’s Officers, Staff and Kids

By at July 12, 2011 | 1:20 pm | 1 Comments

Two-week Camp Kicks Off, Pairing Cook County Sheriff’s Officers, Staff and Kids

Three years after the Cook County Sheriff’s Office took over full-time policing duties in Ford Heights, children from that community are getting the opportunity to learn more about the world around them and the officers who serve and protect them on a daily basis. Sheriff Dart’s Youth Camp kicks off this week with activities aimed at not only improving the minds more...

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Sheriff’s Office Torch Run Kick-off

By at June 7, 2011 | 4:33 pm | 0 Comment

Sheriff’s Office Torch Run Kick-off

Officials from the Cook County Sheriff’s Office and local law enforcement leaders will be kicking off Leg 5 of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on Tuesday, June 7th.  The Sheriff's Office is hosting the kickoff ceremony in the parking lot of Malcolm X College, 1900 W. Van Buren, Chicago at 8:30 a.m., with the run beginning at 9 a.m.     This is more...

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