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Dear Chicago

Dear Chicago: Stop criminalizing our youth

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Allegations of police misconduct are not new to Chicago. Recently, former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge was sentenced to four and a half years in prison for lying about his role in the torture of prisoners during the 1970s and 80s.

But some Chicagoans say they endure a more routine kind of mistreatment during their day-to-day interactions with police.

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