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ACLU: We're Not To Blame For Chicago's Spike In Murders

A 2015 agreement between the ACLU of Illinois and Chicago Police mandates that cops fill out a detailed form every time they stop or frisk someone on the street.

Since the agreement went into effect, Chicago cops have been stopping fewer people — hundreds of thousands fewer. Some in law enforcement say that means more murders.

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A 2015 agreement between the ACLU of Illinois and Chicago Police mandates that cops fill out a detailed form every time they stop or frisk someone on the street.

Since the agreement went into effect, Chicago cops have been stopping fewer people — hundreds of thousands fewer. Some in law enforcement say that means more murders.

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