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WGN TV Chicago
Sheriff wants less mentally ill, more room for violent offenders in jailover the issue at the Cook County Jail. "Jail should be for violent offenders,
Sheriff wants less mentally ill, more room for violent offenders in jail
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
over the issue at the Cook County Jail. "Jail should be for violent offenders, not the mentally ill,” Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart told WGN News during an appearance Thursday. Sheriff Dart tried to address the crisis by opening a mental health... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Cook County dispatchers to receive mental health trainingCHICAGO (AP) � Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says he's improving his office's ab
Cook County dispatchers to receive mental health training
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) � Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says he's improving his office's ability to deal with mental health issues that come up when people call 911. Dart says his office's 911 dispatchers are now required to have Crisis Intervention Team... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Correctional Officer to Return To Work After Beating Inmate on Cameracameras at the Cook County Jail. It was obtained by the Better Government Assoc
Correctional Officer to Return To Work After Beating Inmate on Camera
NBC Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
cameras at the Cook County Jail. It was obtained by the Better Government Association before Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart posted it on his website Wednesday. “Even though the prisoner is on the ground and on his belly, no longer... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Sheriff Who Wants the Public to See How Brutal His Jail Guards Can BeAnd in Cook County, Illinois? There is brutal inmate abuse there, too. But Cook
The Sheriff Who Wants the Public to See How Brutal His Jail Guards Can Be
The Atlantic / Posted 13 days ago
And in Cook County, Illinois? There is brutal inmate abuse there, too. But Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is making efforts as aggressive as any I’ve seen to confront and improve on the status quo. In recent years, he installed 2,400 fixed-position... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Cook sheriff: Public has right to see jail videosthe shoulders or face. Thirteen officers were fired or otherwise disciplined be
Cook sheriff: Public has right to see jail videos
Northwest Herald / Posted 16 days ago
the shoulders or face. Thirteen officers were fired or otherwise disciplined because of the incidents. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said he decided to release videos in cases where a civilian oversight board has sustained allegations of excessive... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sheriff releases videos of excessive force against Cook County jail inmatesforce against Cook County jail inmates Inmates being dragged, manhandled, and
Sheriff releases videos of excessive force against Cook County jail inmates
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
force against Cook County jail inmates Inmates being dragged, manhandled, and forced to the ground; Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has released six videos showing deputies using excessive force, saying the public has the right to know. April 15,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Tom Dart releases Cook County Jail videos showing excessive forceCook County Sheriff Tom Dart, who oversees one of the nation's most crowded jai
Tom Dart releases Cook County Jail videos showing excessive force
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, who oversees one of the nation's most crowded jails, voluntarily released video Friday that shows half a dozen incidents of excessive force by deputies at the county jail, saying the public has a right to see it. The... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Cutting inmate population a laudable goalnever adequately funded, and now many of the mentally ill are in our jails and
Cutting inmate population a laudable goal
SaukValley.com / Posted 16 days ago
never adequately funded, and now many of the mentally ill are in our jails and prisons. My old friend, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, says his largest-in-the-nation jail is the biggest mental health institution in the country. Reducing inmate... Read more
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Daily Herald
Cook County sheriff releases excessive force videosin the shoulders or face. Thirteen officers were fired or otherwise disciplined
Cook County sheriff releases excessive force videos
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
in the shoulders or face. Thirteen officers were fired or otherwise disciplined over the incidents. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said he decided to release videos in cases where a civilian oversight board has sustained allegations of excessive... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Illinois sheriff on video releases: Public has right to knowin the shoulders or face. Thirteen officers were fired or otherwise disciplined
Illinois sheriff on video releases: Public has right to know
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 16 days ago
in the shoulders or face. Thirteen officers were fired or otherwise disciplined over the incidents. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said he decided to release videos in cases where a civilian oversight board has sustained allegations of excessive... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois sheriff on video releases: Public has right to knowin the shoulders or face. Thirteen officers were fired or otherwise disciplined
Illinois sheriff on video releases: Public has right to know
Northwest Herald / Posted 16 days ago
in the shoulders or face. Thirteen officers were fired or otherwise disciplined over the incidents. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said he decided to release videos in cases where a civilian oversight board has sustained allegations of excessive... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Illinois sheriff on video releases: Public has right to knowin the shoulders or face. Thirteen officers were fired or otherwise disciplined
Illinois sheriff on video releases: Public has right to know
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
in the shoulders or face. Thirteen officers were fired or otherwise disciplined over the incidents. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said he decided to release videos in cases where a civilian oversight board has sustained allegations of excessive... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Illinois sheriff on video releases: Public has right to knowin the shoulders or face. Thirteen officers were fired or otherwise disciplined
Illinois sheriff on video releases: Public has right to know
Daily Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
in the shoulders or face. Thirteen officers were fired or otherwise disciplined over the incidents. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said he decided to release videos in cases where a civilian oversight board has sustained allegations of excessive... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Illinois sheriff on video releases: Public has right to knowin the shoulders or face. Thirteen officers were fired or otherwise disciplined
Illinois sheriff on video releases: Public has right to know
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 16 days ago
in the shoulders or face. Thirteen officers were fired or otherwise disciplined over the incidents. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said he decided to release videos in cases where a civilian oversight board has sustained allegations of excessive... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Illinois sheriff on video releases: Public has right to knowa punch during a take-down of an inmate. Thirteen officers were disciplined ov
Illinois sheriff on video releases: Public has right to know
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 16 days ago
a punch during a take-down of an inmate. Thirteen officers were disciplined over the incidents. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Friday that he's decided to release videos in cases where a civilian oversight board has sustained... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois sheriff on video releases: Public has right to knowa punch during a take-down of an inmate. Thirteen officers were disciplined ov
Illinois sheriff on video releases: Public has right to know
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
a punch during a take-down of an inmate. Thirteen officers were disciplined over the incidents. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Friday that he's decided to release videos in cases where a civilian oversight board has sustained... Read more
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ABC News
Illinois Sheriff on Video Releases: Public Has Right to Knowa punch during a take-down of an inmate. Thirteen officers were disciplined ov
Illinois Sheriff on Video Releases: Public Has Right to Know
ABC News / Posted 16 days ago
a punch during a take-down of an inmate. Thirteen officers were disciplined over the incidents. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Friday that he's decided to release videos in cases where a civilian oversight board has sustained... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Report: Cook County sheriff to release excessive force videosjail inmates. Five officers were fired, one resigned, and the other eight were
Report: Cook County sheriff to release excessive force videos
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
jail inmates. Five officers were fired, one resigned, and the other eight were suspended without pay. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says no prison has released video like this before. But he says the public has a right to transparency. The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Cook County to pay $1.4 million to settle jail civil rights casesapproved paying out more than $1.4 million for alleged mistreatment of detainee
Cook County to pay $1.4 million to settle jail civil rights cases
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
approved paying out more than $1.4 million for alleged mistreatment of detainees at the county jail run by Sheriff Tom Dart. Most of the money — more than $1.2 million — will be paid to settle a federal civil rights, class-action lawsuit... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Cell away from homecrimes. "It's purely used when we need to remove a detainee," said Cara Smith,
Cell away from home
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
crimes. "It's purely used when we need to remove a detainee," said Cara Smith, chief of policy for Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart. For example, Boone-Doty is in Monticello, but Corey Morgan, his alleged accomplice in the murder of 9-year-old... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Cook County judge allows lockers back inside Leighton courts buildingupon arrival at the courthouse to figure out what to do with their phones. Aft
Cook County judge allows lockers back inside Leighton courts building
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
upon arrival at the courthouse to figure out what to do with their phones. After a compromise reached by Evans and Sheriff Tom Dart, visitors as of Monday will once again be able to tuck their cellphones into county-provided lockers before they go... Read more
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Daily Herald
Hastert expresses remorse, asks for probationis unjust The numbers of mentally ill people housed in the nation's prisons an
Hastert expresses remorse, asks for probation
Daily Herald / Posted 24 days ago
is unjust The numbers of mentally ill people housed in the nation's prisons and jails are staggering, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said last night at a presentation at Elgin Community College, and many of them shouldn't be there. Dart has led a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chaos in the courthouse, with no place to stash smartphonesof Facilities Management — which answers to Cook County Board President Toni Pr
Chaos in the courthouse, with no place to stash smartphones
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
of Facilities Management — which answers to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, not to Evans or Sheriff Tom Dart — complained that people were using them to stash drugs, weapons and other contraband. So the lockers are gone, but... Read more
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Daily Herald
Cook County Sheriff Dart: Jailing poor, mentally ill is unjustThe numbers of mentally ill people housed in the nation's prisons and jails are
Cook County Sheriff Dart: Jailing poor, mentally ill is unjust
Daily Herald / Posted 25 days ago
The numbers of mentally ill people housed in the nation's prisons and jails are staggering, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says, and many of them shouldn't be there. Dart, speaking Wednesday at Elgin Community College, has led a campaign to reduce... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Sheriff Tom Dart, Rich Lenkov, Michael Palascak, Brandon C Price, Rick GieserBrandon, and Rick in the showcase studio Patti opens the show with a legal bre
Sheriff Tom Dart, Rich Lenkov, Michael Palascak, Brandon C Price, Rick Gieser
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 26 days ago
Brandon, and Rick in the showcase studio Patti opens the show with a legal breakdown from Rich Lenkov. Then, Sheriff Tom Dart sits down for a long Pretty Late chat! Later, Michael Palascak and Brandon C Price join in on the fun. Finally, Rick... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Sheriff Tom Dart: ‘People hearken back to the era I was [in the legislature] as glory years. I must have missed that!’× Patti talks to Sheriff Tom Dart about many things including his time as a St
Sheriff Tom Dart: ‘People hearken back to the era I was [in the legislature] as glory years. I must have missed that!’
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 26 days ago
× Patti talks to Sheriff Tom Dart about many things including his time as a State Rep. and his many accomplishments as Cook County... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois House returns to work, but no progress on budgetwould expand that requirement to other low-level offenses, such as driving with
Illinois House returns to work, but no progress on budget
Northwest Herald / Posted 27 days ago
would expand that requirement to other low-level offenses, such as driving with a suspended license. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart testified in favor of the bill, telling lawmakers that sometimes defendants end up sitting in jail for months for... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder Faces Jail Time for Gun Chargeand the safety and security of Cook County jail staff and inmates,” said Ben Br
Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder Faces Jail Time for Gun Charge
NBC Chicago / Posted 27 days ago
and the safety and security of Cook County jail staff and inmates,” said Ben Breit, a spokesman for Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart. Breit said it’s common to transfer inmates to other counties when they pose a threat to themselves or others. In... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Illinois House returns to work, but no progress on budgetwould expand that requirement to other low-level offenses, such as driving with
Illinois House returns to work, but no progress on budget
Daily Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
would expand that requirement to other low-level offenses, such as driving with a suspended license. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart testified in favor of the bill, telling lawmakers that sometimes defendants end up sitting in jail for months for... Read more
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NBC Chicago
County Commissioner Proposes Gas Tax to Combat Gun Violencefollowing what Boykin called a gun violence epidemic in February. The commissi
County Commissioner Proposes Gas Tax to Combat Gun Violence
NBC Chicago / Posted 27 days ago
following what Boykin called a gun violence epidemic in February. The commissioner was joined by Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and a host of other prominent Illinois leaders to announce the proposed bill Monday at the Chicago Urban League... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Cook County officials unveil $50 million anti-violence planCHICAGO -- Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin, Sheriff Tom Dart and others
Cook County officials unveil $50 million anti-violence plan
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 27 days ago
CHICAGO -- Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin, Sheriff Tom Dart and others unveiled what they are calling the "Community Stabilization and Anti-Violence Act" today at Chicago Urban League headquarters on the South Side. Chicago is searching for... Read more
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NBC Chicago
North Side Aldermen Receive Additional Police Supportshootings have happened in a two-block radius of that location. Ald. Raymond L
North Side Aldermen Receive Additional Police Support
NBC Chicago / Posted a month ago
shootings have happened in a two-block radius of that location. Ald. Raymond Lopez recently lobbied Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart for additional police resources in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. In a couple of weeks, about 100 Cook county... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Sheriff Dart 'Not Saying No' to Mayoral RunCook County Sheriff Tom Dart told reporters Wednesday that he isn’t ruling out
Sheriff Dart 'Not Saying No' to Mayoral Run
NBC Chicago / Posted a month ago
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart told reporters Wednesday that he isn’t ruling out a run for Chicago mayor and would base his decision, in part, on two factors. "Everything is a possibility, I'm definitely not saying no,” Dart said. “But, if I take an... Read more

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