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Flossmoor officials face third contentious board meeting following death of Madeline Miller

For the third straight Flossmoor Village Board meeting, the village’s police department and elected officials faced a largely critical public demanding change in the wake of Madeline Miller’s death.

Tensions were high Monday, Aug. 15, during the regular meeting of the village board. Protesters disrupted the proceedings with shouts and chants after public comment was moved to the end of the meeting, multiple members of the audience were asked to leave, Police Chief Tod Kamleiter delivered Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

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