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Chicago: We lock up poorest, not most dangerous

We lock up poorest, not most dangerous | Chicagohttp://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/7/71/291083/lock-poorest-dangerousIn Cook County, and throughout Illinois, if you are charged with a crime, your release from jail depends on the wallet’s thickness. Nearly 80 percent of all criminal defendants were held in jail after their first court appearance in 2011, according to […]

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I-Bonds Less Recognizable As Milestone In Gang Violence Strategy
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I-Bonds Less Recognizable As Milestone In Gang Violence Strategy

I-Bonds Less Recognizable As Milestone In Gang Violence Strategy | WCHI Newshttp://wchinews.com/2012/11/i-bonds-less-recognizable-as-milestone-in-gang-violence-strategy/As part of Chicago’s citywide initiative to reduce gang violence and criminal activity, police have been denying I-bonds to known gang members. I-bonds, or personal…

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New program aimed at helping people in jail who cannot afford bail bonds

In Chicago’s Cook County Jail, non-violent offenders who are serving time simply because they cannot afford to pay for their bail will now have an opportunity to petition for release. A report showed that over 5,000 low-income residents of Chicago are stuck waiting in jail for hearings just because they […]

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