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Chicago’s Catch and Release Program So Bad, Even a Democrat is Questioning It

Sun-Times 23 February 2018 No Comment

(H)alf of the gun defendants in late 2017 were either released on electronic monitoring or on “I” bonds that don’t require them to put up any money, the sheriff’s study showed.


On Thursday, Dart sent a letter to Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle and other county officials calling those findings “alarming.” He pledged to boost the supervision of gun defendants being released into the community on electronic monitoring.

“This needs to get fixed quick,” Dart said in an interview.

He said he will reach out to the judiciary to seek a solution.

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