Sheriff Dart Seeks the Public’s Help to Locate Missing Teen from Unincorporated Northfield Township

Sheriff Dart Seeks the Public’s Help to Locate Missing Teen from Unincorporated Northfield Township

Sheriff Dart Seeks the Public’s Help to Locate Missing Teen from  Unincorporated Northfield Township (Cook County, IL)— Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is asking for the public’s help in locating a  missing teen from unincorporated Northfield Township. 

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Magdalena Cuchil-Raymundo, 17, was last seen at her residence in the  10000 Block of Michael Todd Terrace at approximately 7:30 a.m. on February 20. 

Cuchil-Raymundo is described as a female Hispanic, approximately 5’9” tall, weighing about 120 lbs., with black hair, brown eyes, and a light brown complexion. 

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to call 911, the Cook County Sheriff’s Police at 708-865-4896, or the Cook County Sheriff’s Office Non-Emergency  number at 847-635-1188. 

About the Sheriff’s Police Department

By Illinois statute, the Sheriff in each county having more than one million inhabitants shall maintain a County Police Department division (55 ILCS 5/3-7001). At present in Illinois, only Cook County meets that statutory standard.

The Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department is the third largest police department in the State of Illinois, with more than 500 officers. The Police Department is commanded by the Chief Public Safety Officer and is divided into five principal Commands:

  1. Field Operations Command – Patrol (DUI specialists, Truck/Traffic Unit, Court Officers, Community Safety Team), Crossing Guards, Emergency Services, Air Support, School Safety Program, and Police Training Academy.
  2. Criminal Investigations Command – Detectives, Crime Scene Investigators (CSI), Evidence and Recovered Property, and Special Victims (Vice, Human Trafficking, Child Protection Unit, Forensic Services).
  3. Street Crimes Command – Narcotics, Street Crime Suppression, Gun Suppression Team, Tech Unit, and Extraditions.
  4. Communication Operations Command – E-911 and Radio Dispatch, 24-hour Warrant Desk.
  5. Operational Support Command – Records Section, Asset Forfeiture, Impounds and Tows, Alarm Permits, Extra-Duty Programs.

The Department’s more than 100 civilian personnel are primarily Telecommunicators in the consolidated E-911 Center, which serves all unincorporated Cook County, Berkeley, Blue Island, Dixmoor, Ford Heights, Gold, Harvey, Hometown, Indian Head Park, Lyons, Merrionette Park, Metra commuter rail system (covers six counties, into Wisconsin), Northlake, Palos Park, Park Ridge, Phoenix, and Robbins.

The Department’s primary responsibility, as mandated by the Illinois State Constitution, is to provide police services to the 115,000 residents in the unincorporated areas of the County. The approximately 15% of Cook County, Illinois that is unincorporated lies interspersed among the 131 incorporated municipalities within its 946 square miles of land area.

Sheriff Dart Seeks the Public’s Help to Locate Missing Teen from  Unincorporated Northfield Township

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