Read Tyler’s Story

This is a photo of Tyler removing his ankle monitor. On Saturday, February 13th, CCBF posted a $2,500 bond that allowed Tyler to get off of electronic monitoring (“EM”). Tyler is 20 [...]

Read Fabian’s Story

CCBF posted $5,000 to bond 24 year old Fabian off of electronic monitoring (“EM”). For the past four months that he has been on EM, the Cook County Sheriff’s office has rarely [...]

Read Robert’s Story

Robert is a 21 year-old Black resident of Beverly, where he lives with his mother and three younger siblings. He was arrested in June 2015 and charged with robbery. Robert’s bail was [...]

Read Cody & Ron’s Story

On April 4th, CCBF posted bond to free Cody and Ron from Cook County Jail. They were both arrested on Saturday, April 1st at a Hood2Hood community engagement program and neighborhood cleanup in [...]

Read Shimron’s Story

A year ago yesterday, Pierre Loury was shot and killed by Chicago Police. Pierre, a 16 year-old resident of the West Side, was trying to climb the back fence to his home in North Lawndale when [...]

Read Steven’s Story

On Sunday, May 1st, CCBF posted $2,000 to free Steven from Cook County Jail. Steven was 23 years old and shared an apartment with his fiancée, mother, and uncle in Humboldt Park. The month [...]

Read Maria and Destiny’s Story

Maria and her 19-year-old daughter Destiny were arrested on April 28, 2016 and charged with aggravated battery against a police officer just days after Maria’s son and Destiny’s [...]

Read Morgan’s Story

On June 13, 2016 CCBF posted a $10,000 bond to free 24 year-old Morgan from Cook County Jail. Morgan was 37 weeks pregnant and had been in CCJ since March 2nd. Morgan was charged with child [...]

Read Leon’s Story

On April 17, 2016, CCBF posted Leon’s $2,500 bond. Leon was 46 years old and had been working with Growing Home Inc, an urban farm and job training program. He was arrested for allegedly [...]

Read Naomi’s Story

In December of 2015, CCBF joined with Love & Protect, Moms United Against Violence & Incarceration, and 15 other organizations to free Naomi Freeman, a pregnant 23-year-old mother of two. [...]

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