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County Board advances resolution to defund police

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A day after Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle voiced support for defunding police, the County Board on Thursday advanced a measure resolving to “redirect money from the failed and racist systems of policing.”
The resolution isn’t expected to result in radical changes to the cash-strapped county’s budget for next year. But it is expected to guide discussions as it advances to the board’s Criminal Justice Committee amid a growing nationwide push by activists for local governments to shift money away from law enforcement in favor of social services. Mitchell Armentrout has the story…
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