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Class action: Hundreds of Cook Sheriff officer suspensions invalid, because State's Attorney not involved

By Jonathan Bilyk | Oct 4, 2018

Cook County’s Sheriff and State’s Attorney may both face a proposed class action brought by a suspended Cook County correctional officer, who claims the disciplinary action against him and similar actions against all officers disciplined by the sheriff since 2016 should be tossed out because the sheriff’s office wasn't represented in the disciplinary proceedings by the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Cook Sheriff Dart accuses correctional officer of sending emails falsely accusing Dart of domestic abuse, cover up

By Cook County Record | Sep 27, 2018

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has served one of his department’s correctional officers with a defamation lawsuit, saying the Cook County Sheriff’s Office employee and his wife were behind emails sent last year, asserting the sheriff had abused his wife and was covering it up.

Ex-Cook Sheriff's deputy loses bid to use Merit Board controversy to boost lawsuit over termination

By Cook County Record | Sep 18, 2018

A federal judge has taken down a fired Cook County Sheriff's deputy's attempt to use controversy surrounding the sheriff's Merit Board to keep alive his lawsuit over his termination.

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