Chicago’s revolving door policies when it concerns criminal justice and the lack of assistance for the city’s cops are not helping reduce violence there, Metropolitan Criminal offense Commission representative Kevin Graham said on Monday.
” The first issue is that when we get to the court system, we’re getting no bonds or low bonds and they’re going right back out. We’re putting individuals who are doing violent crime on home tracking– on bracelets and they are out shooting people,” the former Chicago cops union president, informed “ America’s Newsroom“
Meanwhile, catastrophe struck Friday night when Janari Ricks, a 9-year-old who was having fun with a group of good friends, passed away after being struck in the chest by a shooter who strolled up and opened fire, investigators say.
Chicago Police Department Chief of Operations Brian McDermott informed the Sun-Times paper that Ricks “was an unintentional target,” and now a $4,000 benefit is being offered for details about the individual who pulled the trigger. The host of ” One Nation with Lawrence Jones” stated Ricks had actually dreamed of ending up being a basketball player.
” It’s messed up and no one appreciates that too,” Jones said.
A series of shootings over the weekend in Chicago left nine individuals dead and 25 wounded, closing out a violent July in which murders there more than doubled compared with the very same month last year, reports say.
Graham said people have actually to be held responsible, prosecuted and kept in prison, and the authorities need to be supported.
” We just had somebody who had an ankle bracelet [monitor] less than a month ago. He was out on the street and he ended up entering a shootout with cops. These are a revolving door of what’s walking around the city of Ch