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Threats To Communities From SAFE-T Act

 

April 13, 2022

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State Senator Brian Stewart (second from left) and other Senate Republican Caucus members listen at a Capitol Press Conference April 6 as several State's Attorneys from across Illinois address their front-line concerns with the state's controversial overhaul of its criminal justice system. Speaking at the podium is State Senator John Curran of Downers Grove.

State's Attorneys from across the state explained how their work – and the ultimate safety of their communities – will be threatened when some provisions of Illinois' controversial overhaul of its criminal justice system take effect next year.

State Senator Brian Stewart (R-Freeport) stood with other Senate Republican Caucus members April 6 at a Capitol Press Conference as they heard the State's Attorneys address their front-line concerns with the SAFE-T Act.

A major criminal justice rewrite, the SAFE-T Act (House Bill 3653) was passed despite bipartisan opposition in l...



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