Imagine what you were doing 900 days ago. That's roughly two and-a-half years ago. You may have been in another job, dating someone else, married or divorced, childless or living in a completely different place. The point is that a lot can happen in a couple years.
People depend on police and other legal authorities to protect people and their rights. Unfortunately, this does not always happen and the legal and justice systems end up working against the very people they are meant to protect.
Governor Bruce Rauner made headlines last month when he declared his intention to form a new commission tasked with both examining Illinois' criminal justice system and devising ways to reform its prison system, which he described as "costly, overcrowded and ineffective."
Being charged with or investigated for a criminal offense is scary and stressful. However, before a person is ever acquitted or convicted, he or she could have critical and often substantial assets retained by state or local law enforcement agencies, which can only make the problem worse for those who are accused of misconduct.