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
Public Safety and Jails
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.
Declaring it a keystone achievement in their public safety reform efforts to reduce the jail population and right-size facilities, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced today that several buildings