Cook County State's Attorney's Office

Cook County State's Attorney's Office The State's Attorney Office works to uphold public safety through the fair and efficient administration of justice.

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Happy #NationalDogDay to Hatty, the CCSAO’s first support dog! Hatty is a ther**eutic resource to young children & victi...
08/26/2021

Happy #NationalDogDay to Hatty, the CCSAO’s first support dog! Hatty is a ther**eutic resource to young children & victims of s*x crimes. Her primary role is to provide support to these individuals when testifying in court or during interviews w/ prosecutors & other officials.

Happy #NationalDogDay to Hatty, the CCSAO’s first support dog! Hatty is a ther**eutic resource to young children & victims of s*x crimes. Her primary role is to provide support to these individuals when testifying in court or during interviews w/ prosecutors & other officials.

TONIGHT: Experts from the CCSAO and Resilience will address the topics of s*xual assault, risk factors, victim shaming, ...
08/24/2021

TONIGHT: Experts from the CCSAO and Resilience will address the topics of s*xual assault, risk factors, victim shaming, r**e culture, intimate partner violence, and resources for help. Register 👉 bit.ly/cjcc0824

TONIGHT: Experts from the CCSAO and Resilience will address the topics of s*xual assault, risk factors, victim shaming, r**e culture, intimate partner violence, and resources for help. Register 👉 bit.ly/cjcc0824

Cook County State’s Attorney Files Charges for the Murder of Chicago Police Officer Ella French
08/09/2021
Cook County State’s Attorney Files Charges for the Murder of Chicago Police Officer Ella French

Cook County State’s Attorney Files Charges for the Murder of Chicago Police Officer Ella French

Cook County State’s Attorney Files Charges for the Murder of Chicago Police Officer Ella French CHICAGO – Today, the Cook County State’s Attorney Office charged two men in connection with the fatal shooting of Chicago Police Officer Ella French and for critically wounding another officer in an...

Getting vaccinated for COVID-19 can prevent severe illness, hospitalizations, and death. If you haven’t been vaccinated ...
08/05/2021

Getting vaccinated for COVID-19 can prevent severe illness, hospitalizations, and death. If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, come get your first and second dose for FREE at Markham Courthouse starting next week. Giveaways include tickets to Six Flags.

Getting vaccinated for COVID-19 can prevent severe illness, hospitalizations, and death. If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, come get your first and second dose for FREE at Markham Courthouse starting next week. Giveaways include tickets to Six Flags.

The CCSAO’s Police Criminal Misconduct Complaint Form provides direct access to our office and offers an immediate resou...
07/30/2021

The CCSAO’s Police Criminal Misconduct Complaint Form provides direct access to our office and offers an immediate resource as we work to increase accountability and equity in our justice system. It allows individuals to upload photo and video evidence of alleged police misconduct and submit detailed information about the incident. Once submitted, an Assistant State’s Attorney from our Law Enforcement Accountability Division will determine if the complaint should be further investigated. FIle a complaint here: bit.ly/criminalmisconduct

The CCSAO’s Police Criminal Misconduct Complaint Form provides direct access to our office and offers an immediate resource as we work to increase accountability and equity in our justice system. It allows individuals to upload photo and video evidence of alleged police misconduct and submit detailed information about the incident. Once submitted, an Assistant State’s Attorney from our Law Enforcement Accountability Division will determine if the complaint should be further investigated. FIle a complaint here: bit.ly/criminalmisconduct

Do you want SAO staff to speak at your community event? We are committed to establishing & maintaining a culture of trus...
07/21/2021

Do you want SAO staff to speak at your community event? We are committed to establishing & maintaining a culture of trust & open communication between residents & the SAO to improve public safety. Contact one of our Community Justice Centers for info 👉 http://bit.ly/saooutreach

Do you want SAO staff to speak at your community event? We are committed to establishing & maintaining a culture of trust & open communication between residents & the SAO to improve public safety. Contact one of our Community Justice Centers for info 👉 http://bit.ly/saooutreach

Join us for an information session about Estate Planning for Seniors on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 11:00am via Zoom. Th...
07/13/2021

Join us for an information session about Estate Planning for Seniors on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 11:00am via Zoom. This virtual presentation will provide resources for seniors to help avoid potential abuse and financial exploitation. Register:
https://bit.ly/3ztBpK4

Join us for an information session about Estate Planning for Seniors on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 11:00am via Zoom. This virtual presentation will provide resources for seniors to help avoid potential abuse and financial exploitation. Register:
https://bit.ly/3ztBpK4

Last night, our 12th annual Pride Recognition Awards Ceremony honored the accomplishments of outstanding leaders, attorn...
06/30/2021

Last night, our 12th annual Pride Recognition Awards Ceremony honored the accomplishments of outstanding leaders, attorneys and judges serving in Cook County’s LGBTQ+ community. The SAO is proud of the lasting impact these honorees have had and continue to have on our communities!

Last night, our 12th annual Pride Recognition Awards Ceremony honored the accomplishments of outstanding leaders, attorneys and judges serving in Cook County’s LGBTQ+ community. The SAO is proud of the lasting impact these honorees have had and continue to have on our communities!

Tomorrow at 5:30pm, our Community Justice Centers are hosting an online discussion on domestic violence in the LGBTQ+ co...
06/23/2021

Tomorrow at 5:30pm, our Community Justice Centers are hosting an online discussion on domestic violence in the LGBTQ+ community as part of their ongoing Community Concerns series. Register for the conversation here: bit.ly/cjc0621

Tomorrow at 5:30pm, our Community Justice Centers are hosting an online discussion on domestic violence in the LGBTQ+ community as part of their ongoing Community Concerns series. Register for the conversation here: bit.ly/cjc0621

Join us this Wednesday at 2:00pm for an educational conversation on alternatives to prosecution and how the Cook County ...
06/07/2021

Join us this Wednesday at 2:00pm for an educational conversation on alternatives to prosecution and how the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office works to apply restorative justice in a fair and equitable way.

RSVP here: https://bit.ly/cjcc0609

Join us this Wednesday at 2:00pm for an educational conversation on alternatives to prosecution and how the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office works to apply restorative justice in a fair and equitable way.

RSVP here: https://bit.ly/cjcc0609

05/25/2021

Today is #NationalMissingChildrensDay and our partners at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children work every day to bring missing children home. You can help support the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children right now by sharing the poster of a missing child in your area.

https://www.missingkids.org/search

Join us this Thursday for this week's second #AsianHeritageMonth event at 7pm as we host a discussion on the recent incr...
05/25/2021

Join us this Thursday for this week's second #AsianHeritageMonth event at 7pm as we host a discussion on the recent increase of hate crimes against the AAPI community with ApnaGhar, the Chinese Mutual Aid Association - Chicago Office and Asian Human Services.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/end-the-silence-end-the-violence-tickets-154716245455

Join us this Thursday for this week's second #AsianHeritageMonth event at 7pm as we host a discussion on the recent increase of hate crimes against the AAPI community with ApnaGhar, the Chinese Mutual Aid Association - Chicago Office and Asian Human Services.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/end-the-silence-end-the-violence-tickets-154716245455

Do you or someone you know have strong relationships with the Latinx Community? We're looking to add a Latinx-focused Co...
05/21/2021
Community Engagement Specialist

Do you or someone you know have strong relationships with the Latinx Community?

We're looking to add a Latinx-focused Community Engagement Specialist to our team. The position closes soon! Get your application in by May 28th.

Apply here ⬇️

https://www.cookcountystatesattorney.org/careers/community-engagement-specialist

Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office - Community Engagement Specialist Expectations: The Community Engagement Specialist is responsible for establishing relationships with community organizations and stakeholders that will further the cause and mission of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s ...

Join us tonight at 5:30pm as Kim Foxx speaks with an incredible panel of trans women of color about their stories and ho...
04/27/2021

Join us tonight at 5:30pm as Kim Foxx speaks with an incredible panel of trans women of color about their stories and how violence disproportionately impacts the trans community.

Register here: https://t.co/G9WsvxuL1M?amp=1

Join us tonight at 5:30pm as Kim Foxx speaks with an incredible panel of trans women of color about their stories and how violence disproportionately impacts the trans community.

Register here: https://t.co/G9WsvxuL1M?amp=1

#GetToKnowTheSAO: The COVID-19 pandemic has been incredibly hard on all of us, but that did not mean our work has stoppe...
04/23/2021

#GetToKnowTheSAO: The COVID-19 pandemic has been incredibly hard on all of us, but that did not mean our work has stopped. Our Victim Witness Unit, and the entire office been working tirelessly to fight for victims and increased safety throughout Cook County. #NCVRW

#GetToKnowTheSAO: The COVID-19 pandemic has been incredibly hard on all of us, but that did not mean our work has stopped. Our Victim Witness Unit, and the entire office been working tirelessly to fight for victims and increased safety throughout Cook County. #NCVRW

04/22/2021

#GetToKnowTheSAO: Victim Witness Specialist Brennan has worked in multiple divisions throughout the State's Attorney's Office, but he has been particularly impacted by his time in Victim Witness. His work and experiences are especially relevant during #NationalCrimeVictimsRightsWeek

This is #NationalCrimeVictimsRightsWeek and we know that violence disproportionately affects the trans community. Next w...
04/22/2021

This is #NationalCrimeVictimsRightsWeek and we know that violence disproportionately affects the trans community. Next week we’re hosting a conversation on ways to improve safety and hear from trans women of color on their lived experiences.

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LF287ShYSiy1Oq9Vluzbwg

This is #NationalCrimeVictimsRightsWeek and we know that violence disproportionately affects the trans community. Next week we’re hosting a conversation on ways to improve safety and hear from trans women of color on their lived experiences.

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LF287ShYSiy1Oq9Vluzbwg

04/21/2021

#GetToKnowTheSAO: Kayla is one of our incredible Victim Witness Specialists who works in a new program at the Cook County State's Attorney's Office called VICCTM. This program is a more targeted effort to help those who have been victimized multiple times. Kayla can tell you more about it:

Join us this Wednesday for our virtual Community Concerns Series, where we're discussing mental health resources for vet...
04/12/2021

Join us this Wednesday for our virtual Community Concerns Series, where we're discussing mental health resources for veterans in Cook County. We're joined by Rush University Medical Center's clinical psychologist Dr. Brian Klassen & the Travis Manion Foundation's Akbar Arsiwala.

Register here: http://bit.ly/cjc414

Join us this Wednesday for our virtual Community Concerns Series, where we're discussing mental health resources for veterans in Cook County. We're joined by Rush University Medical Center's clinical psychologist Dr. Brian Klassen & the Travis Manion Foundation's Akbar Arsiwala.

Register here: http://bit.ly/cjc414

Hatty is at 26th Street practicing for jury trials to start.
03/05/2021

Hatty is at 26th Street practicing for jury trials to start.

Hatty is at 26th Street practicing for jury trials to start.

It’s #ConsumerFraudProtectionWeek and it’s important to have the resources to protect yourself:Office of the Attorney Ge...
03/02/2021
Consumer Fraud

It’s #ConsumerFraudProtectionWeek and it’s important to have the resources to protect yourself:

Office of the Attorney General, State of Illinois: consumer fraud hotline: 1-800-386-5438

CCSAO consumer fraud hotline: 312-603-8600

Check out our full list of resources and tips ⬇️

Information on Price Gouging during COVID-19 Pandemic As we all continue to cope amidst this unprecedented public health crisis, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office (CCSAO) would like to remind you to be cautious of unscrupulous businesses or companies that may target and prey on consumers...

02/26/2021

As prosecutors, it is vital that we acknowledge and confront racial disparities in the justice system that too often impact communities of color. Which is why we strive for our office to truly reflect the people we serve in Cook County.

02/18/2021

One of our office’s greatest strengths is its diversity of backgrounds and lived experiences. These experiences drive Assistant State's Attorneys like Erika to not only fight for justice in the courtroom, but to fight for it in her community. #BlackHistoryMonth

02/10/2021

As we work to make Cook County a safer place, Assistant State’s Attorney like Weeya knows the importance of our staff being representative of the community we serve. #BlackHistoryMonth

Today is #SaferInternetDay, and we have some great resources for you!But remember, being safe online is important every ...
02/09/2021

Today is #SaferInternetDay, and we have some great resources for you!

But remember, being safe online is important every day, especially if there are children in the home.

Today is #SaferInternetDay, and we have some great resources for you!

But remember, being safe online is important every day, especially if there are children in the home.

Hatty is staying on her toes with weekly courtroom practice sessions while the courts remain closed.
12/29/2020

Hatty is staying on her toes with weekly courtroom practice sessions while the courts remain closed.

As temperatures drop well below freezing throughout these winter months, please note the warming centers available throu...
12/23/2020
Cook County Warming Centers | EMRS

As temperatures drop well below freezing throughout these winter months, please note the warming centers available throughout Cook County. Stay warm and stay safe!

Cook County Warming Centers Open as Temperatures DropThe Cook County Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security (EMRS) reminds residents to take appropriate precautions to protect themselves and their families during cold weather. Municipalities and townships across Cook County have wa...

The Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Division is spreading joy and holiday cheer with an ugly sweater contest and games....
12/23/2020

The Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Division is spreading joy and holiday cheer with an ugly sweater contest and games.
Happy Holidays from all of us to all of you!

“It is always the right time to do the right thing and never too late to deliver justice for those who have been victimi...
12/15/2020
Prosecutors drop 6 more cases with links to disgraced former Chicago police sergeant

“It is always the right time to do the right thing and never too late to deliver justice for those who have been victimized by the criminal actions of those entrusted to protect the community.” - @SAKimFoxx

Cook County prosecutors on Tuesday agreed to drop six more convictions connected to disgraced ex-police Sgt. Ronald Watts

‼️ The deadline is quickly approaching to apply for one of our Spring internship programs! ‼️Join our team and learn how...
12/15/2020

‼️ The deadline is quickly approaching to apply for one of our Spring internship programs! ‼️

Join our team and learn how to pitch reporters, create exciting social media content and more!

Digital intern: https://rb.gy/kayoyg

Communications intern: https://rb.gy/9y0s7v

Kim Foxx
12/11/2020

Kim Foxx

One year ago today I filed motions to vacate the first batch of low-level cannabis convictions in Cook County. We made history by taking the first step in the single largest and most equitable piece of criminal justice reform Illinois has ever seen.
Providing this relief is not only vital to right the wrongs of the past but a statement of the Cook County State's Attorney's Office’s values and commitment to justice.

Come help us spread our message of justice, equality and public safety through social media, videos, design and more in ...
12/09/2020

Come help us spread our message of justice, equality and public safety through social media, videos, design and more in our Spring internship program!

Apply here ⬇️

Digital internship: https://rb.gy/kayoyg

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12/08/2020

Cook County State's Attorney's Office's cover photo

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