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An interesting look at the problem:

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And of course, rather than do effective crime management, they turn around and do stupid stuff like this.
From the Chicago Sun-Times:

Cook County board votes to permanently dismantle gang database
The Cook County Board voted to destroy the county’s gang database Thursday, setting legal steps and guidelines to make sure the database can’t be restarted.

The vote was the death knell for the contentious database, also called the Regional Gang Intelligence Database. Last month, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office announced it had “terminated” the database, a decision that came after no other law enforcement agency agreed to host it.

The ordinance, which takes effect immediately, prohibits the Cook County Sheriff’s Office from maintaining, re-creating or sharing information on the database. It also mandates the sheriff’s office to “enact the final destruction” of the tool.

And of course, not mentioned in the article is the reason why they wanted this deleted. 95% of the more than 25,000 entries were black or hispanic. Can't be racist now can we...

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