Cook County Jail
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park
- Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Judge Denies Push For Mass Release Of Cook County Jail Detainees Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
The sheriff's office will be held to higher safety and sanitation standards to prevent further spread at the jail under the judge's ruling.
Worried More Cook County Jail Detainees Will Die, Caravan Calls For Mass Release
At least 387 detainees and jail staffers have tested positive for coronavirus, according to the sheriff's office.
One Of Biggest Coronavirus Clusters In The Country Is At Cook County Jail: Report
Amid the outbreak, a push to reduce detainee Jeffery Pendleton's bond was denied. Ten days later, he died from coronavirus.
200 Detainees And Cook County Jail Staffers Test Positive For Coronavirus
Sheriff Tom Dart is using old boot camp barracks to isolate detainees as civil rights groups call for more detainees to be freed.
More Than 100 Cook County Jail Detainees Test Positive For Coronavirus
Twelve jail staffers have also tested positive for the virus.
38 Detainees, 6 Cook County Jail Staffers Test Positive For Coronavirus
Prison reform groups want all detainees who have been assigned bond freed. But Sheriff Tom Dart said that's not possible: About 70-75 percent of detainees "are in on a violent charge."
17 Detainees, 5 Cook County Jail Staffers Test Positive For Coronavirus
As the virus continues to spread, attorneys are sharing emergency motions and prison reform groups are paying bonds to get the detainees freed.
Jail Detainees Who Can’t Afford Bond Should Be Freed, Group Says As County Works To Prevent Virus Spread
About 1,500 detainees awaiting trial are being held solely because they can’t afford to pay their bond, according to activists.