Google+

Find It Fast

Agencies

The Board

Websites

Catergories

Press

Maps

Browsing Tag cook county sheriff

Watch: Cook County Jail Near Capacity

By at April 3, 2013 | 8:46 am | 1 Comments

Watch: Cook County Jail Near Capacity

Originally appeared in the Tuesday, April 2 edition of WTTW.com Cook County Jail is near capacity. With summer approaching, we talk with three top county officials about what can be done on Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm. Joining us are Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Circuit Court of Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans, and Cook County Sheriff Tom more...

Featured News , News , President's Office , , , , , , , , , ,

Cook County Sheriff Kicks Off “Jail Guitar Doors” Program

By at October 16, 2012 | 2:08 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County Sheriff Kicks Off “Jail Guitar Doors” Program

Originally published Thursday, October 11, at the Cook County Sheriff website: On Thursday, October 11, the Cook County Sheriff's Office kicked off the new "Jail Guitar Doors" program at Division 11.  The program will offer an eight‐week guitar lesson program for inmates. Jail Guitar Doors was founded by Billy Bragg in 2007 to honor the life of The Clash more...

Features , Law Enforcement and Jails , News ,

Fallen Officers Honored in 11th Annual Memorial Ceremony

By at May 9, 2012 | 9:58 am | 0 Comment

Fallen Officers Honored in 11th Annual Memorial Ceremony

Police officers and other law enforcement personnel from all police agencies throughout Cook County are expected to attend the 11th Annual Cook County Peace Officers Ceremony of Recognition and Remembrance on Thursday, May 10th. The ceremony begins at 11 a.m. and honors peace officers killed in the line of duty from throughout Cook County. The event will be held at the more...

Elected Officials , Law Enforcement and Jails , , ,

Preckwinkle, Dart Launch Taskforce to Crack Down on Illegal Cigarette Sales

By at September 30, 2011 | 5:24 pm | 9 Comments

Preckwinkle, Dart Launch Taskforce to Crack Down on Illegal Cigarette Sales

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was joined by Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart today to announce their offices’ joint efforts to crack down on business and individuals who want to skirt the Cook County Tobacco Ordinance requiring retailers and individuals to pay the cigarette tax. Since their collaboration was launched earlier this month, the Department of more...

President's Office , , , , , , ,

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...

Agencies , Elected Officials , Law Enforcement and Jails , ,

Blizzard gave Cadet class early jump start on careers

By at May 10, 2011 | 5:14 pm | 0 Comment

Blizzard gave Cadet class early jump start on careers

A February blizzard that locked down the Cook County Jail due to a manpower shortage and power outage also pushed 31 new cadets into correctional officer duties far earlier than any of them anticipated – providing a moment of distinction and pride for those cadets set to graduate today,Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced Tuesday. Sheriff Dart will preside over more...

Elected Officials , Law Enforcement and Jails , , ,

Fallen Officers Honored in Memorial Ceromony

By at May 9, 2011 | 4:23 pm | 0 Comment

Fallen Officers Honored in Memorial Ceromony

Police officers and other law enforcement personnel from as many as sixty different departments are expected to attend the 10th Annual Cook County Peace Officers Memorial Foundation Ceremony on Tuesday, May 10th.  The ceremony begins at 11 a.m. and honors peace officers killed in the line of duty throughout Cook County.  The event will be held at the Cermak Woods Forest more...

Elected Officials , Law Enforcement and Jails , News , ,

Sheriff’s Office set to Hire

By at May 6, 2011 | 3:35 pm | 0 Comment

Sheriff’s Office set to Hire

In accordance with a federal court order, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart will be hiring correctional officers for the Cook County Jail. Applications are available on line at www.cookcountysheriff.org and will be handed out at the following locations, tomorrow, May 7, from 8:00am – 12:00pm: Criminal Courts Administration Building, 2650 S. California, more...

Elected Officials , ,

Sheriff’s Office first ever declared Shakman compliant

By at April 28, 2011 | 4:45 pm | 0 Comment

Sheriff’s Office first ever declared Shakman compliant

Forty-two years after a lawsuit was filed alleging elected officials in Chicago were improperly allowing politics to influence hiring and promotional practices, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office has become the first public office to be dismissed from that lawsuit. After two years of on-site monitoring and reports of activity, U.S. District Court Presiding Magistrate more...

Elected Officials , News , ,

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart honors teen creators of safe driving videos

By at March 2, 2011 | 12:35 pm | 0 Comment

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart honors teen creators of safe driving videos

A dozen high school students were honored by the Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart on Friday for their work in promoting safe driving among their peers. Winners of the first-ever “Heads Up Video Challenge” were named during an event at the Daley Center. Anders Gustafson, Adrian Paladin, Jack Schalke, Luis Gonzalez and Sarah Brooks of Maine West High School were more...

Courts and Public Safety , Elected Officials , News , , ,

Google+