HB 3653: Here’s A Look At What’s Included

A bill that brings sweeping criminal justice and police reforms, including the end of cash bail in Illinois, is now headed to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s desk.

House Bill 3653, authored by the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus, was approved by Illinois General Assembly Wednesday, bringing significant changes to things like police training policies, police accountability, transparency in law enforcement and the rights of detainees and prisoners.

Among the changes the bill would bring are the elimination of monetary bail, a requirement that all police officers wear body cameras by 2025, a ban on all police chokeholds…

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