Hotline will let Chicago students inform police about potential violence

Aug. 10, 2010
New law calls for establishing anonymous tip line

From The Chicago Sun-Times: The Illinois governor has signed legislation that will enable Chicago Public School students to call a hotline and anonymously tip off police about after-school fights and other violence. Backers hope the hotline will encourage students to break the code of silence protecting gang members and help prevent shootings and fights.

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