Illinois Governor Rauner Signs Bipartisan Neighborhood Safety Act Into Law

Today, Governor Bruce Rauner signed Senate Bill 2872, the Neighborhood Safety Act, into law. This groundbreaking law will help stop the cycle of crime by expanding access to trauma recovery services for crime victims, incentivizing inmates to participate in rehabilitation programs including life skills, job training and substance abuse treatment, and expanding judicial discretion for some sentencing decisions.

New safety priorities

Robert Rooks from Alliance for Safety and Justice on how we can invest in new safety priorities rooted in prevention and health by taking waste out of the criminal justice system.

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