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Cook County Sheriff Departments

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The Cook County Department of Corrections (CCDOC) is one of the largest single site county pre-detention facilities in the United States.  Click here to learn more

The Department of Communications is responsible for providing a link for events and information between the Cook County Sheriff’s Office and the people it serves, as well as local media. Click here to learn more

The Court Services Department provides security for all court facilities, while being responsible for the service of summonses, warrants, orders of protection, eviction orders, and all law enforcement matters concerning Child Support Enforcement. Click here to learn more

Office of Mental Health Policy and Advocacy
On any given day, between 25-30 percent of the inmates at Cook County Jail suffer from mental illnesses. Click here to learn more

Office of Peer Support
Peer Support was created within the Cook County Sheriff’s Office in 2008 as an intervention program for officers dealing with both personal and professional crisis. Click here to learn more

Office of Professional Review
The Sheriff’s Office of Professional Review is committed to fully investigating and deterring instances of official misconduct. Click here to learn more

Reentry and Diversion
The Sheriff’s Department of Reentry and Diversion’s mission is to provide services to detainees in the custody of the Sheriff and assist in aftercare of this population once they are released. The department also assists at risk communities by providing preventive education programs.  Click here to learn more

Senior Services
The Senior Services Department coordinates with law enforcement and other professionals in the community who specialize in meeting the needs of seniors through planning, education, communication, cooperative strategies, and supportive services.  Click here to learn more

Sheriff’s Audit and Inspection Unit (SAIU)
The Sheriff’s Audit and Inspection Unit (SAIU) was created in February 2013. SAIU is a team from different areas within CCSO who bring their experience and expertise to the unannounced review, audit and inspection process. SAIU is responsible for conducting unannounced reviews, audits for compliance, performance and fiscal responsibility along with inspections of policy/procedure, critical incidents or any special project within the CCSO. Click here to learn more

Sheriff’s Police
The Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department’s primary responsibility is to provide basic police services to the 109,000 residents who work and reside in the unincorporated areas of the county, but also has several specialized units that provide services to suburban police departments. Click here to learn more

The Cook County Sheriff’s Training Institute provides high quality training programs for courts, corrections, and police personnel.  Click here to learn more

Vocational Rehabilitation Impact Center ( V.R.I.C.)
The Cook County Sheriff’s Vocational Rehabilitation Impact Center or V.R.I.C. is designed to provide court-ordered non-violent offenders a 4-month strict detention program based on basic discipline, educational skills, counseling and alcohol/substance abuse treatment.  Click here to learn more.

Women’s Justice Services
The Cook County Sheriff’s Department of Women’s Justice Services (DWJS) was created in December of 1999 as a direct response to the unique needs of the growing number of women entering the Cook County criminal justice system for non-violent charges. Click here to learn more

Youth Services
The Youth Services Department offers educational programs to students, teachers, parents, and other youth serving professionals. These programs are designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent harmful and risky behavior and enhance the well-being of individuals in the community. Click here to learn more

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