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Cash Bail

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A leader with Black Lives Matter BloNo says the group that paid bail to free 10 looting suspects from the McLean County jail demonstrates how unfair the bail system is.

Uniform wearing sheriff stands with one hand on podium and the right hand gesturing
Colleen Reynolds / WGLT Radio

McLean County Sheriff Jon Sandage is joining the chorus of law enforcement officials in Illinois who are urging the state not to end cash bail.

Olivia Butts speaks
Tiffani Jackson / WGLT

As the holiday season arrives, Black Lives Matter BloNo is calling for volunteers to help monitor McLean County courtrooms as part of its ongoing efforts to reunite families with loved ones who can't afford bail.