Cook County Sheriff's Boot Camp is
designed to provide non-violent offenders a strict detention program based on
military discipline, fundamental vocational skills, education and alcohol/substance
abuse treatment. In addition, the Boot Camp features an 8-month long post-detention
supervision program where participants must return to the Boot Camp on a daily basis
to continue educational programming.
Department of Corrections is one of the largest single-site pre-trial holding facilities in the country.
Sheriff's Correctional Officers are responsible for the security of more than
9,000 detainees, most of whom are awaiting trial in the criminal court system.
Court Services Department provides security for all courtrooms and aides
judges and other court officials in the orderly operation of daily business. In
addition to providing courtroom security, deputy sheriff’s operate metal detectors
at the entrance of each of the courthouse facilities where many arrests are made
every year of individuals attempting to bring weapons and contraband into the
Department of Community Supervision and Intervention draws its population
from the DOC and from the court system. Each of DCSI’s Divisions is unique in its
operations, but together they form a cooperative and mutually supportive team that
offers a sliding scale of corrections alternatives from community service to
Sheriff's Police Department is charged with patrolling unincorporated
areas of Cook County. Approximately 109,000 people live in unincorporated communities.
Sheriff's Police also assist suburban police departments in routine police operations
as well as drug, vice and gang crimes operations. Contact Sheriff's Police
Department of Women's Justice Services is a newly created department withint the Cook County Sheriff's
Office which administers gender responsive drug treatment programs for female offenders.