Tag: Cook County Sheriff’s Office

County And State Law Enforcement Track Thousands In Flawed Gang Databases

Friday, July 20, 2018 || By Mick Dumke/ProPublica || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Community members clean up a park in Maywood that had been tagged with gang signs in 2014. | File 

Over the last 25 years, Illinois State Police have built a database of more than 90,000 people they deem to be gang members — but won’t say what gangs they’re in or where they live.

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Cook County Sheriff Creates Carjacking Database, Maywood Joins Effort

Thursday, June 7, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

In an effort to address the recent uptick in carjackings across the city and suburbs, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office has created a database that it hopes will help law enforcement agencies investigate and solve the crimes.

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Woman Who Fled Maywood Mental Health Center Still on the Run

Sunday, December 9, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

The Cook County Sheriff’s office recently announced that a 35-year-old woman is on the run after fleeing from an ambulance that was parked at Madden Mental Health Center, 1200 S. 1st Ave. in Maywood, on Dec. 7.

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