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IL Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Kilbride '81 Requests More Money for Probation Officers

Wednesday, April 24, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Max Rodriguez
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Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Kilbride '81 says years of budget cuts mean there aren’t enough probation officers monitoring criminals. He said the murder of Chicago teen Hadiya Pendleton, who was shot days after singing at President Obama’s inauguration, could have been prevented.

Kilbride said one of the suspected shooters violated parole three times, and should have already been in custody. "There are too many cases, with too few probation workers to handle the load, and this individual slipped through the system,” said Kilbride.

Read more at WUIS.org, "Illinois Supreme Court Requests More Money for Probation Officers"



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