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February 08, 2008
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Suit forces Chicago PD to hold arrestees a shorter time

By David Heinzmann and Angela Rozas
The Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — Prompted by a class-action lawsuit, the Chicago Police Department is shortening the amount of time it can hold prisoners who have not been charged or appeared before a judge.

Detectives were informed Thursday that suspects have to appear before a judge within 48 hours of arrest or be released. ...

Full story: Suit forces Chicago PD to hold arrestees a shorter time






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