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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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.

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

Cook County State's Attorney's Office's cover photo
12/08/2020

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

Cook County State's Attorney's Office's cover photo
12/08/2020

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

Are you interested in shaping stories about criminal justice? Want to learn how to work with the media? If so, come join...
12/07/2020

Are you interested in shaping stories about criminal justice? Want to learn how to work with the media? If so, come join our team through our Spring internship program!

Apply here ⬇️

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

Do you love social media? Want to learn how to pitch reporters? Care about criminal justice issues? If so, come join our...
12/05/2020

Do you love social media? Want to learn how to pitch reporters? Care about criminal justice issues?

If so, come join our team through one of our Spring internship programs!

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

Last week, some of our staff volunteered at the Latin American Police Association's Thanksgiving food drive. They collec...
11/30/2020

Last week, some of our staff volunteered at the Latin American Police Association's Thanksgiving food drive. They collected money and helped with the distribution of food for those without a place to spend the holiday.

Our Victim Witness Unit is one of the oldest & largest prosecutor-based victim service units in the nation. Serving over...
11/28/2020
Victim Witness Assistance

Our Victim Witness Unit is one of the oldest & largest prosecutor-based victim service units in the nation.

Serving over 100,000 victims & witnesses each year, they're a crucial part of our trauma-informed approach. Learn more about their work here ⬇️

The mission of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office (CCSAO) Victim Witness Assistance Unit is to enhance prosecution efforts by delivering the highest quality of services to victims and witnesses in the areas of advocacy and court support. Our outreach efforts are immediate, and our respons...

Around the holidays, the risk of consumer fraud greatly increases. Check out our resources below:➡️ Office of the Attorn...
11/25/2020
Consumer Fraud

Around the holidays, the risk of consumer fraud greatly increases. Check out our resources below:

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

➡️ CCSAO consumer fraud hotline: 312-603-8600

⬇️ Full list of consumer fraud 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...

No one should fear that receiving essential health care could risk their immigration status.   The Trump Administration’...
11/23/2020
Undocumented and Pregnant: Why Women Are Afraid to Get Prenatal Care

No one should fear that receiving essential health care could risk their immigration status.
The Trump Administration’s public charge rule builds on this fear and we will continue our fight to permanently block the rule from being enforced.

Undocumented women are risking their health by postponing prenatal care and giving birth at home in response to the Trump administration’s immigration enforcement policies.

#DidYouKnow that we have public dashboards that provide context and explanation about felony domestic violence and sexua...
11/17/2020
Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

#DidYouKnow that we have public dashboards that provide context and explanation about felony domestic violence and sexual assault case data? Check it out ⬇️

The Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence (SADV) Division of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office (CCSAO) is committed to prosecuting crimes against Cook County’s sex offenders and domestic violence abusers. The SADV Division helps the most vulnerable survivors of any age to engage in the ...

11/12/2020
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Times of crisis often create opportunities for crime. Throughout the pandemic, we have seen an increase in criminal activity, including around consumer fraud. Check out our tips for avoiding being taken advantage of during #COVID19.

As part of #DVAM2020, our Community Justice Centers partnered with Chicago Police District 12 to put up purple ribbons a...
10/30/2020

As part of #DVAM2020, our Community Justice Centers partnered with Chicago Police District 12 to put up purple ribbons and domestic violence resource information in West Haven Park and Abla Homes — where the highest number of domestic violence complaints have been filed recently.

Kim Foxx
10/27/2020
Kim Foxx

Kim Foxx

Personal health care decisions should never be criminalized or politicized. I am committed to ensuring everyone in Cook County is able to exercise their reproductive freedom, including deciding for themselves if and when to become a parent.

You have the right to express your voice at the ballot box. As early voting continues throughout Cook County, if you exp...
10/27/2020

You have the right to express your voice at the ballot box. As early voting continues throughout Cook County, if you experience or witness voter fraud or intimidation at the polls, please contact our voter hotline at 773-674-2729.

#DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth is a time of solidarity and support for survivors. This year, we hosted a virtual 24-min...
10/22/2020

#DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth is a time of solidarity and support for survivors. This year, we hosted a virtual 24-minute walk — symbolizing the 24 people per minute who are victims of rape, physical violence or stalking. Our staff explain #WhyIWalk:

"Every day I think of the 17 children who started me on my journey of advocating for survivors." This #DomesticViolenceA...
10/20/2020
Serving Survivors of Domestic Violence

"Every day I think of the 17 children who started me on my journey of advocating for survivors."

This #DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth, our Policy Advisor Deirdre wrote about the experiences that led her to this difficult, personal work.

By Deirdre Herrington — Sex and Gender-Based Violence Policy Advisor, Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office

10/16/2020
Domestic Violence Month - Silk

We are committed to a trauma-informed, victim-centered approach to prosecution. Part of that approach is lifting up the voices of survivors of domestic violence, like Silk. Remember, you are not alone. #DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth

Last week our Community Justice Center South partnered with Chicago Police Department District 6 to bring awareness of d...
10/08/2020

Last week our Community Justice Center South partnered with Chicago Police Department District 6 to bring awareness of domestic violence. They tied purple ribbons around trees and distributed resources and self-care bags. #DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth

10/06/2020
Join our Cloud HD Video Meeting

Tomorrow we're joining @ChicagoCAPS02 for their "Help is Still Available" domestic violence resource webinar. Learn what is available and how to seek assistance during #COVID19.

The resource webinar begins at 1pm.

Register here: us02web.zoom.us/j/94046266975

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10/02/2020
Hispanic Heritage Month - Sergio

Assistant State's Attorneys like Sergio are able to help bring comfort and familiarity to Spanish-speaking victims during a time when so many are at their most vulnerable. #HispanicHeritageMonth

09/29/2020
Stephanie - Hispanic Heritage Month

Stephanie knows that building trust in the criminal justice system is crucial to making our communities safer.

Seeing someone that looks like you can help alleviate fears that victims may have throughout the process. Representation matters.

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