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Rape by 23rd district officers and the missing “whole story”

It is always disappointing when the individuals trusted with assisting communities with security turn out to be perpetrators of crime and violence.  In this example, two Town Hall District officers are charged with heinous sexual crimes (rape) committed while on duty and paid by the public.  One would think that with the recent charging of[…]

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Untested Rape Kits?

On Sunday June 14th the Chicago Tribune ran a story by Megan Twohey titled “Police Put Rape Kits on Hold”. Through the use of Illinois’ Freedom of Information Act Twohey examined the rate at which 13 large suburban policing agencies submitted rape kits for testing to the Illinois State Police Crime Lab. Twohey’s examination revealed[…]