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Gov. J.B. Pritzker to sign sweeping Illinois criminal justice overhaul

13 days ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday is scheduled to sign a sweeping criminal justice overhaul package that has been praised by reform advocates and panned by law enforcement groups.
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Gov. Pritzker to sign bill requiring use of body cameras for officers, prohibiting chokeholds Monday

13 days ago   |   By ABC

The bill will end the practice of cash bail for non-violent offenders and expand the use-of-force guidelines and officer training.
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Gov. Pritzker to sign criminal justice reform bill that would end cash bail by 2023

Gov. Pritzker to sign criminal justice reform bill that would end cash bail by 2023

13 days ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - Governor JB Pritzker is expected to sign a historic criminal justice reform bill Monday that would end cash bail statewide by 2023.
The bill, H.B. 3653, was passed in the final days of the lame-duck session last month by the General Assembly and aims to address police accountability and inequities in law enforcement.
The legislation was authored by the Black Caucus and also acts to require police body cameras by 2025 and expand police training and instances in which officers can be stripped of certification.
The bill also expands new procedures for no-knock warrants and offers...
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