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Meeting Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/27/2021 12:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Canceled
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21-3855 1 CALLING ON PRESIDENT JOSEPH R. BIDEN TO SEND FEDERAL RESOURCES TO FIGHT AND PROSECUTE VIOLENCE IN COOK COUNTYResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION CALLING ON PRESIDENT JOSEPH R. BIDEN TO SEND FEDERAL RESOURCES TO FIGHT AND PROSECUTE VIOLENCE IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, Cook County is the second largest county in the United States; and WHEREAS, the city of Chicago is the largest municipality within Cook County with a population of nearly three million; and WHEREAS, at least 293 people were murdered in Chicago and 1,702 shot so far in 2021, including 120 children shot under the age of 18, three times more than in 2020. WHEREAS, more than 4,174 people were shot in Chicago in 2020, and 719 shot and killed in Chicago alone and 875 gun-related homicides in Cook County, the most in 25 years (1994). WHEREAS, there were more than 1,396 carjackings in all of Cook County in 2020, and 632 so far in 2021; and WHEREAS, there were more than 970 homicides in all of Cook County in 2020; and WHEREAS, treatment for shooting victims treated by the Cook County Health and Hospitals System can cost County taxpayers as much as $50,000 for each shooting victim; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Medical Exami   Not available Not available