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After violent 2021, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and police leaders look to hit the reset button — again

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In the letter, Lightfoot, citing the most recent information available from the sheriff’s office, said 3,400 people are currently released on electronic monitoring and that 2,300 have a “crime of violence” as their lead offense, including 90 accused of murder and 40 of attempted murder. The breakdown of charges also includes 1,480 gun possession cases, though most appear to include aggravating circumstances like being a felon in possession of a weapon.

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