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Sheriff Appoints Psychologist To Run Cook County Jail

CHICAGO (CBS) — Having repeatedly called Cook County Jail the nation’s largest mental institution, Sheriff Tom Dart has tapped a clinical psychologist to run the facility. 456 more words

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Dart Expanding Program To Tear Down Abandoned Buildings With Inmate Labor

CHICAGO (CBS) — More than a year into a program to train jail inmates a useful skill while providing a service to the community, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said the effort is “an outrageous success,” and is expanding. 262 more words

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Cook County Jail Guard Paid $30,000 For One Day's Work

CHICAGO (STMW) — A Cook County Sheriff’s correctional officer was paid $29,467 for a single day’s work last year, according to an audit that says the sheriff needs to better supervise overtime payments. 541 more words

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County Commissioner Wants Sheriff's Police To Help CPD Patrol West Side

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Cook County commissioner has asked Sheriff’s police to give a hand to Chicago cops patrolling high-crime areas on the city’s West Side. 291 more words

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Driver Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed Woman, 94

(CBS) – A Justice man has been charged following an alcohol-related crash last week that left a 94-year-old woman dead, the Cook County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday. 128 more words

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Arrest Warrant Issued For Father Of Girl Found Alone In Forest Preserve

CHICAGO (CBS) — Cook County Sheriff’s police have taken steps to bring a 35-year-old man back from Michigan, after he showed up there a day after allegedly leaving his 3-year-old daughter alone in a forest preserve in northwest suburban Prospect Heights earlier this week. 168 more words

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Father In Custody After Girl Found Alone In Forest Preserve

CHICAGO (CBS) — Cook County Sheriff’s police said they are continuing to investigate how a 3-year-old girl ended up alone near a forest preserve in northwest suburban Prospect Heights on Tuesday. 204 more words

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