ACLU Of Illinois Sues Chicago Police Department Over Handling Of People With Mental Illness

News | November 9, 2017

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On October 4, 2017, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Illinois and Equip for Equality filed a federal lawsuit with Chicago-based organizations Community Renewal Society, Communities United, Next Steps, and ONE Northside to protest how the Chicago Police Department handles individuals with mental illness and other disabilities. No hearing or trial date has been…

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