Cook County Public Hearing on Regional Gang Database

May 14, 2019 - 10 AM - 1 PM

118 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60602-1302

Supporting Organizations: Organized Communities Against Deportations and Erase the Database

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Join us on Tuesday, May 14 at the Cook County Board Room for a public hearing where community and experts on the gang database will present new information about its use and demand answers to questions the Sheriff’s department has not answered.

In February, members of the campaign to Erase the Cook County Gang Database passed an ordinance to prevent the Sheriff’s Department from using or creating any new gang database to criminalize communities. As part of the push from the campaign to hold the Sheriff accountable, the ordinance also set a mandatory public hearing into the use of gang database by the County’s sheriff department.

If you can’t make it to the hearing, you can use this link to provide written testimony ahead Tuesday: