When Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel gets asked about gun violence, he calls for three-year mandatory minimum sentences for people caught with illegal guns. Many researchers say he should hire more cops instead.
The Chicago Police Department forfeits about $2 million every year when police destroy the guns they seize rather than sell them to licensed firearms dealers. The decision is made for emotional, political and ideological reasons.
'It wasn’t his fault. He was a child at the time.' Follow the stories of three Illinois exonerees through their wrongful convictions, releases and struggles to put their lives back together as free men.