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Public Safety

Cook County’s 2017 bail reform didn’t result in more violent crime, Loyola study finds

8th detainee dies from coronavirus as Cook County Jail population swells again

Resident, 4 more employees test positive for COVID-19 at Juvenile Detention Center

Chicago has twice the city ambulances it did 45 years ago. The outspoken paramedic many credit for the increase retired Wednesday.

Illinois could drastically reduce its prison population without seeing crime increase, new report says

Cook County Jail halts in-person visits because of COVID-19

How the failure of public housing is linked to gun biolence in Chicago

Police racked up so many complaints during summer protests a special unit was created to investigate

Some Chicago cops still won’t wear masks despite 1,200 COVID infections — will a new PSA actually help?

Lawsuit over gang database dismissed as city officials agree to alter policy