Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today was joined by Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli, First Defense Legal Aid, and others to announce the filing of legislation in Springfield to address the prevalent constitutional violation
Public Safety and Jails
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced that the Justice Advisory Council will award $2.9 million in grants aimed at reducing violence and fostering restorative justice.
Recognizing that far too many Cook County residents who are released from jail or prison return to detention, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced that Cook County’s Justice Advisory Council (JAC
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle hailed a U.S. District Court ruling upholding the County’s ordinance banning specific types of assault weapons.
Today, Cook County Board of Commissioners President Toni Preckwinkle was joined by leading clinical experts to discuss gun violence as a public health issue in Cook County.
The John D. and Catherine T.
The passage of a law to ease and expand the expungement of juvenile arrest records was celebrated today as a major step toward a more equitable criminal justice system by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and the chief legislative spon
I am grateful for the bipartisan support given to our major legislative initiative this spring, reform of the process for expunging juvenile arrest records. I want to particularly thank Rep. Elaine Nekritz and Sen.
Legislation to ease and expand the expungement of juvenile arrest records was announced today by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, state Rep. Elaine Nekritz, D-Northbrook, and state Sen. Michael Hastings, D-Orland Hills.
Public safety focus continues as a key priority for Preckwinkle administration
Cook County commissioners today approved grants equaling almost $1.1 million for locally based programs dedicated to anti-violence strategies.