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Meeting Name: Criminal Justice Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/16/2018 9:35 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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18-3721 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 04/24/2018approvePass Action details Video Video
18-3474 1 CREATING A FUNERAL AND CEMETERY VIOLENCE TASKFORCEResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CREATING A FUNERAL AND CEMETERY VIOLENCE TASKFORCE WHEREAS, violence at funerals across Cook County have reached an unacceptable level, and WHEREAS, celebrating the life of a loved one is an important way to say goodbye for the families, and WHEREAS, all families whose loved ones are killed should be able to mourn their loved ones in peace, and WHEREAS, many Cook County residents bury their loved ones in cemeteries in unincorporated areas of the County, and WHEREAS, in early 2018, shootings and violence at funerals and cemeteries spiked, and WHEREAS, from 2016 to February 2018, more than 1,500 people have been killed in Chicago, so this issue affects many Cook County residents, and WHEREAS, the County should direct any and all available resources to fight the scourge of retaliatory shootings at funerals, funeral processions, and cemeteries, and WHEREAS, Cook County shall create a Task Force to meet and discuss potential solutions to this problem. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the President and the Cook County Board of Commissionerecommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video