FEB 17, 2021
Faced with spike in carjackings, senators urged against reactionary policy changes
Despite a recent surge in carjackings in Chicago, Illinois lawmakers on Tuesday were warned against implementing new policies and laws in response that might result in unintended consequences.
Carjackings surfaced in a wider discussion that took place during a nearly three-hour joint gathering of the Senate Public Safety Committee and Senate Criminal Law Committee, which focused on identifying additional measures lawmakers can take to improve public safety in Illinois.
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