Issue Brief: Long Term Costs of Police Staffing Increases

With all the media coverage on the question of whether or not to hire more Chicago Police Officers, nobody has talked about the financial costs to the city. Through this issue brief, we have. All quick solutions to enduring and persistent social ills invariably have long-term consequences, not just for those experiencing the worst of Read more about Issue Brief: Long Term Costs of Police Staffing Increases[…]

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513 Murders in 2012 – Caused by 50 Years of Failed Economic Policies!

There are consequences for decades of failed political and economic policies that play out in the lives of the people of color throughout Chicago. The crime and violence problems in Chicago cannot be solved by the criminal justice system alone, no matter how much propaganda that denies this fact that is put out by our Read more about 513 Murders in 2012 – Caused by 50 Years of Failed Economic Policies![…]