Bill requiring more information from campus police passes Illinois House

The Illinois House on Friday passed HB 3932, legislation that would require private campus police to release the same information as municipal police.

The bill — introduced in February by state Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie (D-25) and co-sponsored by state Rep. Christian Mitchell (D-26) — passed unanimously.

The bill was inspired by community concerns about the University of Chicago Police Department’s (UCPD) practices, according to Currie, who told the Herald last month that the university State’s Attorney’s office were weighing in on the bill. Continue>>>