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Acting police chief outlines SAFE-T Act trailer bill, what changes mean for Flossmoor

Acting Flossmoor Police Chief Keith Taylor on Monday, Dec. 19, provided the village board with an update on Illinois’ Safety, Accountability, Fairness and Equity-Today Act as a third trailer bill to the legislation was signed into law on Dec. 6.

Among the changes to the SAFE-T Act legislation is a clarification regarding detainable offenses and an expansion of which offenses are detainable, Taylor said.

“It adds various offenses to the detention net with the intention of detaining people who pose a danger to the public and release of those who do not,” Taylor . . .

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