Chicago Police Perjury Problem

According to the Chicago Police Department’s mission statement, the department strives to fulfill their mission by attaining the highest degree of ethical behavior at all times.  However, this statement has been questioned by the general public and civil rights lawyers throughout the years. From the shooting of Laquan McDonald to the act of writing false […]

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Illinois Legislators seek to tighten Gun Laws

Illinois legislators are taking the lead of President Obama this week by proposing more measures to ensure gun control.  The bill, which has yet to be named, will be reviewed by the State House sometime this week.  The bill’s goal is to encourage better business practices by gun dealers and to keep guns out of […]

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Former Illinois Republican Politician Dennis Hastert Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison

On April 27, 2016, Dennis Hastert, one of the most powerful politicians in the nation, was sentenced by Federal Judge Thomas Durkin to 15 months in prison.  Hastert pled guilty to structuring bank transaction withdrawals to evade bank-reporting requirements.  Federal officials determined the reason for the hush money was to cover up the sexual abuse […]

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DUI CHECKPOINT

Berwyn Police Department’s DUI Road Blocks

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, every day approximately 28 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. This sobering statistic has legislation and police departments taking more steps to stop drivers from driving under the influence. The Sobriety/DUI checkpoints is one of these initiatives.  […]

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Pictured above is Chief Judge Timothy Evans, the judge running the investigation into the Probation Department in Cook County.

Continual Questions for Cook County’s Probation Department

In May 2014, Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans ordered an investigation towards the Adult Probation Department based on allegations of law enforcement searching probationers’ homes without warrants, secretly teaming up with the Chicago Police Department and the FBI, and illegal searches for drugs, information, and guns. Judge Evans even made a statement stating how […]

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