Explore videos and media coverage featuring Sheriff Tom Dart from local and national sources.

City Hack Night (June 6, 2017)
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart (35:39)

Event Description: “Sheriff Dart will speak about the evolution of technology used in the Cook County Sheriff’s Office since he became Sheriff nearly 11 years ago. He’ll elaborate and give examples on how data is used to inform practices and procedures throughout the Sheriff’s Office.”

City Club of Chicago (May 22, 2017)
Hon. Thomas Dart – Sheriff, Cook County  (43:47)

Illinois Campaign for Political Reform (ICPR) (February 3, 2017)
Sheriff Tom Dart: Agenda for Criminal Justice Reform

Event Description: “On Wednesday, February 1st, ICPR hosted an event featuring Paula Wolff of the Illinois Justice Project, Toni Irving of Get IN Chicago, and Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart speaking on criminal justice reform.”

City Club of Chicago (December 7, 2016)
A Candid Conversation with Tom Dart and Eddie Johnson – Moderated by Mary Mitchell (58:23)

DePaul Democrats (June 7, 2016)
Sheriff Tom Dart’s on the Criminal Justice System (14:34)

Event Description: “Sheriff Tom Dart spoke to DePaul Democrats May 24th about some of the reform he has implemented at Cook County Jail, and why it is a model that can be followed nationwide.”

City Club of Chicago (January 21, 2016)
Hon. Thomas Dart – Sheriff, Cook County (1:00:06)

CBS Chicago (May 28, 2015)
Cook County Jail Trying to Transition Mentally Ill Inmates Back Into Society (2:44)

VICE News (April 7, 2015)
Institutionalized: Mental Health Behind Bars (23:04)

CNN – Anderson Cooper (March 23, 2015)
Sheriff: Incarceration should be the last thing we do (4:39)

Event Description: “Anderson Cooper visits the Cook County Jail where the sheriff compares the current criminal justice system to a Charles Dickens novel.”

CNN – Anderson Cooper (March 23, 2015)
Cook County Sheriff: Jail System doesn’t make sense (7:04)

Event Description: “Anderson Cooper goes behind bars with Sheriff Tom Dart who runs the nation's busiest jail and says the mentally ill and poor are being dumped there.”

USA Today (July 23, 2014)
Jail: Last refuge for the mentally ill (4:57)

60 Minutes (September 30, 2013)
Jails are the “new insane asylums” (3:56)

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