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A report says US police departments face a three-fold crisis: an erosion of community trust, a violent-crime surge, and dwindling police staffing. Host: Mary Dixon; Reporter: Chip Mitchell
David Brown was appointed superintendent of the Chicago Police Department less than three years ago.
The governor says he is visiting “liberal cities” who he says are too soft on crime.
The Bureau of Prisons is shutting down a unit at its newest penitentiary in Illinois, following an investigation by NPR and The Marshall Project that exposed it was rife with violence and abuse.
The state of Illinois hasn’t had a budget for six months. For many, it’s a political debate and not much more. But for some kids, the budget impasse has meant going to prison instead of going home.
A recent anti-LGBTQ attack has some Chicago business owners considering the safety of their spaces for queer communities.
The lame duck legislative session comes six months after the mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade that left seven people dead and dozens more wounded. Supporters of the bill say now is the time to pass gun control and to prevent another tragedy. Reset reflects on the anniversary with the sponsor of the Protect Illinois Communities Act and a Highland Park resident and youth organizer who wrote an op-ed in the Chicago Sun-Times titled “Gen Z is tired of ‘thoughts and prayers.’ Pass the Protect Illinois Communities Act.” GUESTS: State Rep. Bob Morgan (D-Deerfield), represents the 58th district Rachel Jacoby, organizer for March For Our Lives