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Meeting Name: Criminal Justice Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/17/2015 12:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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15-6523 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 10/28/2015approvePass Action details Video Video
15-6203 1 A RESOLUTION OF THE COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS CALLING ON THE HONORABLE BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TO CONVENE A WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN CHICAGO ON THE ISSUE OF GUN VIOLENCEResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION OF THE COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS CALLING ON THE HONORABLE BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TO CONVENE A WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN CHICAGO ON THE ISSUE OF GUN VIOLENCE WHEREAS, on October 5, 2015, Reverend Jesse Jackson and community leaders joined together to call on the President of the United States to convene a White House Conference on Gun Violence in the City of Chicago at the earliest possible opportunity; and, WHEREAS, Chicago has seen more than 2,400 shootings to date in the year 2015 and more than 400 murders to date in the year 2015; and, WHEREAS, compared to this time last year, shootings and homicides in Chicago have increased by 21 percent; and, WHEREAS, the County resources required in order to serve the populations impacted by the increase in shootings in Chicago make the problem of gun violence germane and critically important to the governance of Cook County and the work of the Cook County Board of Commissioners; and, WHEREAS, the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States, harecommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video