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Cook County Crime

It's Time to Coordinate on Diversion

Katy Welter | Posted 10.17.2012 | Chicago
Katy Welter

In response to growing concern about violent crime and shrinking budgets, public officials have adopted a number of initiatives to prioritize use of scarce resources.

Nigerian Woman Faces Deportation After Massive Illegal DVD Operation Uncovered

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An illegal immigrant, in Chicago on a student visa, faces deportation after being charged in an international illegal DVD operation -- the largest, mo...

Kevin J. Long: Man Who Tried Bringing Knives To Daley Center Had 1,600 Knives, Guns, Names Of Officers And Deputies In His Home

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A man who was arrested last week after attempting to bring knives into the Daley Center faces further charges after the Cook County sheriff's officers...

Are Cook County's Interrogation Techniques Foolproof? The Reid Technique Examined

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Diana Novak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Following his January 14 release from prison, convicted murderer Michael Tillman became th...

Jail Crowding May Be Reduced

Chicago Sun-Times | Frank Main | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The elimination of video bail hearings at the courthouse at 26th and California is expected to create staffing problems for the Cook County sheriff bu...