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Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic Monitoring Programs Are Insufficient In Wake Of Violent Weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart Agrees

Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic Monitoring Programs Are Insufficient In Wake Of Violent Weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart Agrees

In the wake of a violent weekend in Chicago in which more than 100 people were shot – including 12 children – Chicago Police Supt. David Brown blamed the incre [...]

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Sheriff ‘De-deputizes’ Deputies Linked to Offensive Online Posts

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven deputies of their police powers after the county’s public defender complained tha [...]

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Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on peaceful protests, but looters and arsonists will go to jail

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on peaceful protests, but looters and arsonists will go to jail

Sheriff Tom Dart on Monday delivered a two-pronged message: Peaceful protesters should carry on, but looters and vandals will find there’s plenty of space for [...]

Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on p...→
Dart touts improvements, warns of security issues as Cook County Jail battles COVID-19

Dart touts improvements, warns of security issues as Cook County Jail battles COVID-19

Social distancing behind the walls may not be possible if summer weather brings a resurgence of arrests, Sheriff Tom Dart’s report on the jail warns.

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Federal judge orders testing measures at Cook County Jail, but rejects request to order immediate releases due to coronavirus

Federal judge orders testing measures at Cook County Jail, but rejects request to order immediate releases due to coronavirus

A federal judge on Thursday rejected an emergency request to order the release of medically vulnerable Cook County Jail detainees due to an ongoing COVID-19 th [...]

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Detainees sue Sheriff Tom Dart over  coronavirus at Cook County Jail

Detainees sue Sheriff Tom Dart over coronavirus at Cook County Jail

The federal lawsuit seeks the release and transfer of detainees with health problems and increased protective measures.

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6 Cook County Jail Inmates, 3 Staff Test Positive For Coronavirus

6 Cook County Jail Inmates, 3 Staff Test Positive For Coronavirus

Meantime, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has prepared a barracks facility on the site of the jail complex to be used as a hospital and/or isolation facility for [...]

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Sheriff expands safety measures at Cook County jail

Sheriff expands safety measures at Cook County jail

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart expands protective measures at the jail, including opening shuttered buildings for quarantine if necessary and exploring possibili [...]

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Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...]

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Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart 'De-Deputizes' Deputies Linked To Insults And Threats Toward Protesters

The county's public defender complained that deputies had apparently posted insulting and threatening comments online after a march in support of Black Lives M [...]

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Sheriff Tom Dart appealing court order addressing coronavirus outbreak at jail

Sheriff Tom Dart appealing court order addressing coronavirus outbreak at jail

In court documents, Dart said attorneys for the detainees were abusing the court system to seek the release of their clients at all costs.

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Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Attorneys representing inmates inside Cook County Jail have said Sheriff Tom Dart's office hasn't done enough to protect inmates from the novel coronavirus.

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Sheriff defends attempts to curb coronavirus at Cook County Jail as judge mulls lawsuit seeking releases

Sheriff defends attempts to curb coronavirus at Cook County Jail as judge mulls lawsuit seeking releases

Lawyers for Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart on Tuesday vigorously defended his handling of a coronavirus outbreak at the county jail, telling a federal judge that [...]

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Jail population falls to record low as COVID-19 measures take hold

Jail population falls to record low as COVID-19 measures take hold

Headcount falls to 5,003; Sheriff Tom Dart to reopen "bootcamp" as hospital for infected.

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2 Cook County Detainees Test Positive for Coronavirus

2 Cook County Detainees Test Positive for Coronavirus

Two Cook County detainees have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart’s office announced Monday. According to a press release, [...]

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Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven deputies of their police powers after the county’s public defender complained tha [...]

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Cook County Jail releases could be spreading COVID-19 in community, study suggests

Cook County Jail releases could be spreading COVID-19 in community, study suggests

But Sheriff Tom Dart disputed the findings and said the jail has taken extensive steps to limit infections.

Read full article: Cook County Jail releases could be sprea...→
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Cook County sheriff accuses lawyers for jail inmates of shifting their demands over COVID-19 precautions

Cook County sheriff accuses lawyers for jail inmates of shifting their demands over COVID-19 precautions

Sheriff Tom Dart accused lawyers for Cook County Jail detainees in a court filing Monday of playing a game of “constitutional whack-a-mole” over the ongoing CO [...]

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Federal Judge Denies For Mass Release Of Cook County Jail Detainees, Orders New Safety Measures

Federal Judge Denies For Mass Release Of Cook County Jail Detainees, Orders New Safety Measures

There will be no mass release of detainees from the Cook County Jail in the near future. Thursday a federal judge denied the request for release due to COVID-1 [...]

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Cook County jail detainees sue for release or transfers in face of outbreak

Cook County jail detainees sue for release or transfers in face of outbreak

Detainees sue Sheriff Tom Dart over coronavirus at Cook County jail, seeking the release and transfer of detainees with health problems and increased protectiv [...]

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Cook County Jail To 'Single-Cell' Nearly All Detainees, As 38 Inmates Test Positive For COVID-19

Cook County Jail To 'Single-Cell' Nearly All Detainees, As 38 Inmates Test Positive For COVID-19

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said there are currently about 5,000 inmates being held within the walls of the jail, the lowest population it’s ever had.

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Cook County Correctional Officer Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Cook County Correctional Officer Tests Positive for Coronavirus

A Cook County correctional officer has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Sunday afternoon. According to officia [...]

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Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic Monitoring Programs Are Insufficient In Wake Of Violent Weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart Agrees

Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic Monitoring Programs Are Insufficient In Wake Of Violent Weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart Agrees

In the wake of a violent weekend in Chicago in which more than 100 people were shot – including 12 children – Chicago Police Supt. David Brown blamed the incre [...]

Read full article: Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic...→
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven deputies of their police powers after the county’s public defender complained tha [...]

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Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart 'De-Deputizes' Deputies Linked To Insults And Threats Toward Protesters

The county's public defender complained that deputies had apparently posted insulting and threatening comments online after a march in support of Black Lives M [...]

Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart 'De-Deputiz...→
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on peaceful protests, but looters and arsonists will go to jail

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on peaceful protests, but looters and arsonists will go to jail

Sheriff Tom Dart on Monday delivered a two-pronged message: Peaceful protesters should carry on, but looters and vandals will find there’s plenty of space for [...]

Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on p...→
Cook County sheriff accuses lawyers for jail inmates of shifting their demands over COVID-19 precautions

Cook County sheriff accuses lawyers for jail inmates of shifting their demands over COVID-19 precautions

Sheriff Tom Dart accused lawyers for Cook County Jail detainees in a court filing Monday of playing a game of “constitutional whack-a-mole” over the ongoing CO [...]

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Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Attorneys representing inmates inside Cook County Jail have said Sheriff Tom Dart's office hasn't done enough to protect inmates from the novel coronavirus.

Read full article: Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distanc...→
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Federal judge orders testing measures at Cook County Jail, but rejects request to order immediate releases due to coronavirus

Federal judge orders testing measures at Cook County Jail, but rejects request to order immediate releases due to coronavirus

A federal judge on Thursday rejected an emergency request to order the release of medically vulnerable Cook County Jail detainees due to an ongoing COVID-19 th [...]

Read full article: Federal judge orders testing measures at...→
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Cook County jail detainees sue for release or transfers in face of outbreak

Cook County jail detainees sue for release or transfers in face of outbreak

Detainees sue Sheriff Tom Dart over coronavirus at Cook County jail, seeking the release and transfer of detainees with health problems and increased protectiv [...]

Read full article: Cook County jail detainees sue for relea...→
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Jail population falls to record low as COVID-19 measures take hold

Jail population falls to record low as COVID-19 measures take hold

Headcount falls to 5,003; Sheriff Tom Dart to reopen "bootcamp" as hospital for infected.

Read full article: Jail population falls to record low as C...→
  • #Tom Dart
6 Cook County Jail Inmates, 3 Staff Test Positive For Coronavirus

6 Cook County Jail Inmates, 3 Staff Test Positive For Coronavirus

Meantime, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has prepared a barracks facility on the site of the jail complex to be used as a hospital and/or isolation facility for [...]

Read full article: 6 Cook County Jail Inmates, 3 Staff Test...→
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Cook County Correctional Officer Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Cook County Correctional Officer Tests Positive for Coronavirus

A Cook County correctional officer has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Sunday afternoon. According to officia [...]

Read full article: Cook County Correctional Officer Tests P...→
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Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...]

Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Sheriff ‘De-deputizes’ Deputies Linked to Offensive Online Posts

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven deputies of their police powers after the county’s public defender complained tha [...]

Read full article: Sheriff ‘De-deputizes’ Deputies Linked t...→
  • #Tom Dart
Cook County Jail releases could be spreading COVID-19 in community, study suggests

Cook County Jail releases could be spreading COVID-19 in community, study suggests

But Sheriff Tom Dart disputed the findings and said the jail has taken extensive steps to limit infections.

Read full article: Cook County Jail releases could be sprea...→
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Sheriff Tom Dart appealing court order addressing coronavirus outbreak at jail

Sheriff Tom Dart appealing court order addressing coronavirus outbreak at jail

In court documents, Dart said attorneys for the detainees were abusing the court system to seek the release of their clients at all costs.

Read full article: Sheriff Tom Dart appealing court order a...→
  • #Tom Dart
Dart touts improvements, warns of security issues as Cook County Jail battles COVID-19

Dart touts improvements, warns of security issues as Cook County Jail battles COVID-19

Social distancing behind the walls may not be possible if summer weather brings a resurgence of arrests, Sheriff Tom Dart’s report on the jail warns.

Read full article: Dart touts improvements, warns of securi...→
  • #Tom Dart
Federal Judge Denies For Mass Release Of Cook County Jail Detainees, Orders New Safety Measures

Federal Judge Denies For Mass Release Of Cook County Jail Detainees, Orders New Safety Measures

There will be no mass release of detainees from the Cook County Jail in the near future. Thursday a federal judge denied the request for release due to COVID-1 [...]

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Sheriff defends attempts to curb coronavirus at Cook County Jail as judge mulls lawsuit seeking releases

Sheriff defends attempts to curb coronavirus at Cook County Jail as judge mulls lawsuit seeking releases

Lawyers for Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart on Tuesday vigorously defended his handling of a coronavirus outbreak at the county jail, telling a federal judge that [...]

Read full article: Sheriff defends attempts to curb coronav...→
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Detainees sue Sheriff Tom Dart over  coronavirus at Cook County Jail

Detainees sue Sheriff Tom Dart over coronavirus at Cook County Jail

The federal lawsuit seeks the release and transfer of detainees with health problems and increased protective measures.

Read full article: Detainees sue Sheriff Tom Dart over cor...→
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Cook County Jail To 'Single-Cell' Nearly All Detainees, As 38 Inmates Test Positive For COVID-19

Cook County Jail To 'Single-Cell' Nearly All Detainees, As 38 Inmates Test Positive For COVID-19

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said there are currently about 5,000 inmates being held within the walls of the jail, the lowest population it’s ever had.

Read full article: Cook County Jail To 'Single-Cell' Nearly...→
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2 Cook County Detainees Test Positive for Coronavirus

2 Cook County Detainees Test Positive for Coronavirus

Two Cook County detainees have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart’s office announced Monday. According to a press release, [...]

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Sheriff expands safety measures at Cook County jail

Sheriff expands safety measures at Cook County jail

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart expands protective measures at the jail, including opening shuttered buildings for quarantine if necessary and exploring possibili [...]

Read full article: Sheriff expands safety measures at Cook ...→
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Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic Monitoring Programs Are Insufficient In Wake Of Violent Weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart Agrees

Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic Monitoring Programs Are Insufficient In Wake Of Violent Weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart Agrees

In the wake of a violent weekend in Chicago in which more than 100 people were shot – including 12 children – Chicago Police Supt. David Brown blamed the incre [...]

Read full article: Police Supt. David Brown Says Electronic...→
Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...]

Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven deputies of their police powers after the county’s public defender complained tha [...]

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Sheriff ‘De-deputizes’ Deputies Linked to Offensive Online Posts

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven deputies of their police powers after the county’s public defender complained tha [...]

Read full article: Sheriff ‘De-deputizes’ Deputies Linked t...→
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Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart 'De-Deputizes' Deputies Linked To Insults And Threats Toward Protesters

The county's public defender complained that deputies had apparently posted insulting and threatening comments online after a march in support of Black Lives M [...]

Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart 'De-Deputiz...→
Cook County Jail releases could be spreading COVID-19 in community, study suggests

Cook County Jail releases could be spreading COVID-19 in community, study suggests

But Sheriff Tom Dart disputed the findings and said the jail has taken extensive steps to limit infections.

Read full article: Cook County Jail releases could be sprea...→
  • #Tom Dart
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on peaceful protests, but looters and arsonists will go to jail

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on peaceful protests, but looters and arsonists will go to jail

Sheriff Tom Dart on Monday delivered a two-pronged message: Peaceful protesters should carry on, but looters and vandals will find there’s plenty of space for [...]

Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart: Carry on p...→
Sheriff Tom Dart appealing court order addressing coronavirus outbreak at jail

Sheriff Tom Dart appealing court order addressing coronavirus outbreak at jail

In court documents, Dart said attorneys for the detainees were abusing the court system to seek the release of their clients at all costs.

Read full article: Sheriff Tom Dart appealing court order a...→
  • #Tom Dart
Cook County sheriff accuses lawyers for jail inmates of shifting their demands over COVID-19 precautions

Cook County sheriff accuses lawyers for jail inmates of shifting their demands over COVID-19 precautions

Sheriff Tom Dart accused lawyers for Cook County Jail detainees in a court filing Monday of playing a game of “constitutional whack-a-mole” over the ongoing CO [...]

Read full article: Cook County sheriff accuses lawyers for ...→
  • #Tom Dart
Dart touts improvements, warns of security issues as Cook County Jail battles COVID-19

Dart touts improvements, warns of security issues as Cook County Jail battles COVID-19

Social distancing behind the walls may not be possible if summer weather brings a resurgence of arrests, Sheriff Tom Dart’s report on the jail warns.

Read full article: Dart touts improvements, warns of securi...→
  • #Tom Dart
Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distancing Requirements On Cook County Jail Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Attorneys representing inmates inside Cook County Jail have said Sheriff Tom Dart's office hasn't done enough to protect inmates from the novel coronavirus.

Read full article: Federal Judge Imposes New Social Distanc...→
  • #Tom Dart
Federal Judge Denies For Mass Release Of Cook County Jail Detainees, Orders New Safety Measures

Federal Judge Denies For Mass Release Of Cook County Jail Detainees, Orders New Safety Measures

There will be no mass release of detainees from the Cook County Jail in the near future. Thursday a federal judge denied the request for release due to COVID-1 [...]

Read full article: Federal Judge Denies For Mass Release Of...→
  • #Tom Dart
Federal judge orders testing measures at Cook County Jail, but rejects request to order immediate releases due to coronavirus

Federal judge orders testing measures at Cook County Jail, but rejects request to order immediate releases due to coronavirus

A federal judge on Thursday rejected an emergency request to order the release of medically vulnerable Cook County Jail detainees due to an ongoing COVID-19 th [...]

Read full article: Federal judge orders testing measures at...→
  • #Tom Dart
Sheriff defends attempts to curb coronavirus at Cook County Jail as judge mulls lawsuit seeking releases

Sheriff defends attempts to curb coronavirus at Cook County Jail as judge mulls lawsuit seeking releases

Lawyers for Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart on Tuesday vigorously defended his handling of a coronavirus outbreak at the county jail, telling a federal judge that [...]

Read full article: Sheriff defends attempts to curb coronav...→
  • #Tom Dart
Cook County jail detainees sue for release or transfers in face of outbreak

Cook County jail detainees sue for release or transfers in face of outbreak

Detainees sue Sheriff Tom Dart over coronavirus at Cook County jail, seeking the release and transfer of detainees with health problems and increased protectiv [...]

Read full article: Cook County jail detainees sue for relea...→
  • #Tom Dart
Detainees sue Sheriff Tom Dart over  coronavirus at Cook County Jail

Detainees sue Sheriff Tom Dart over coronavirus at Cook County Jail

The federal lawsuit seeks the release and transfer of detainees with health problems and increased protective measures.

Read full article: Detainees sue Sheriff Tom Dart over cor...→
  • #Tom Dart
Jail population falls to record low as COVID-19 measures take hold

Jail population falls to record low as COVID-19 measures take hold

Headcount falls to 5,003; Sheriff Tom Dart to reopen "bootcamp" as hospital for infected.

Read full article: Jail population falls to record low as C...→
  • #Tom Dart
Cook County Jail To 'Single-Cell' Nearly All Detainees, As 38 Inmates Test Positive For COVID-19

Cook County Jail To 'Single-Cell' Nearly All Detainees, As 38 Inmates Test Positive For COVID-19

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said there are currently about 5,000 inmates being held within the walls of the jail, the lowest population it’s ever had.

Read full article: Cook County Jail To 'Single-Cell' Nearly...→
  • #Tom Dart
6 Cook County Jail Inmates, 3 Staff Test Positive For Coronavirus

6 Cook County Jail Inmates, 3 Staff Test Positive For Coronavirus

Meantime, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has prepared a barracks facility on the site of the jail complex to be used as a hospital and/or isolation facility for [...]

Read full article: 6 Cook County Jail Inmates, 3 Staff Test...→
  • #Tom Dart
2 Cook County Detainees Test Positive for Coronavirus

2 Cook County Detainees Test Positive for Coronavirus

Two Cook County detainees have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart’s office announced Monday. According to a press release, [...]

Read full article: 2 Cook County Detainees Test Positive fo...→
  • #Tom Dart
Cook County Correctional Officer Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Cook County Correctional Officer Tests Positive for Coronavirus

A Cook County correctional officer has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Sunday afternoon. According to officia [...]

Read full article: Cook County Correctional Officer Tests P...→
  • #Tom Dart
Sheriff expands safety measures at Cook County jail

Sheriff expands safety measures at Cook County jail

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart expands protective measures at the jail, including opening shuttered buildings for quarantine if necessary and exploring possibili [...]

Read full article: Sheriff expands safety measures at Cook ...→
  • #Tom Dart