Demand Pardons for all Police Torture Survivors

Chicago Illinois is known as the “Police Torture Capital” of the United States. Illinois is the only state in the U. S. that has set up an official state Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission. Young people, almost all Black or Latinx, have been systematically tortured by police and been forced to falsely confess to crimes they did not commit. Most of the victims were children when they were tortured. Many are serving life sentences in prison without possibility of parole.

Governor Pritzker: you have the power to right this wrong with the stroke of your pen. Pardon all survivors of police torture! Free them all now!

Who's signing

Clara Raubertas
Andrew Lehmkuhl
Betsy Rubin
Yuchabel Harris
Jazzmine Easterling
Frank Chapman
Mary Lou Finn
Michelle VanNatta
Susan Andersen
Chantay McAllister
Cynthia segura
Larry Redmond
Christina Borizov
Nya Adams-Thomas
Cherese Williams
Kobi Guillory
Kevin Tyson
Ted Pearson
Bobby Vanecko
Detria Croft
Anh Thu Pham
Keli Vitaioli
Hankyeol Song
Kiah Sandler
Dagmar Schalliol
Amanda Rivkin
Stuart Smith
Souzan Mirza
739 signatures

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  • Clara Raubertas
    signed via 2019-07-29 11:32:11 -0500
  • Andrew Lehmkuhl
    signed via 2019-07-29 11:19:35 -0500
  • Betsy Rubin
    signed via 2019-07-29 11:03:59 -0500
    Governor Pritzker, innocent people are incarcerated because Jon Burge and detectives in his command tortured them into falsely confessing. Torture is wrong. A confession resulting from torture is invalid. I add my voice to this petition and implore you to pardon all survivors of police torture.
  • Yuchabel Harris
    signed via 2019-07-29 09:22:14 -0500
  • Jazzmine Easterling
    signed via 2019-07-29 09:15:45 -0500
  • @CAARPRNow tweeted this page. 2019-07-29 08:40:16 -0500
    Sign the letter to Governor Pritzker demanding he free incarcerated survivors of police torture. https://www.caarpr.org/cfistlettertogov?recruiter_id=20437
  • Frank Chapman
    @fchapman5 tweeted link to this page. 2019-07-29 08:19:31 -0500
  • Frank Chapman
    signed 2019-07-29 08:19:00 -0500
  • Mary Lou Finn
    signed 2019-07-28 23:58:19 -0500
  • Michelle VanNatta
    signed 2019-07-28 22:12:33 -0500
  • Susan Andersen
    signed 2019-07-28 21:05:14 -0500
  • Chantay McAllister
    signed 2019-07-27 02:21:00 -0500
  • Cynthia segura
    signed 2019-07-26 15:20:58 -0500
  • Larry Redmond
    signed 2019-07-26 09:55:40 -0500
  • Christina Borizov
    signed 2019-07-25 20:45:24 -0500
  • Nya Adams-Thomas
    signed 2019-07-25 20:33:24 -0500
  • Cherese Williams
    signed 2019-07-25 19:35:10 -0500
  • Kobi Guillory
    signed 2019-07-25 15:04:56 -0500
  • Kevin Tyson
    signed 2019-07-25 14:52:29 -0500
  • Ted Pearson
    signed 2019-07-25 14:35:22 -0500
    This is an obviously just demand. These men and women should be released and pardoned now and granted reparations! They have suffered from this racist system far too much.
  • Bobby Vanecko
    signed 2019-07-22 13:05:51 -0500
  • Detria Croft
    signed 2019-07-22 11:27:40 -0500
  • Anh Thu Pham
    signed 2019-07-06 17:01:24 -0500
  • Keli Vitaioli
    signed 2019-07-04 20:04:24 -0500
  • Hankyeol Song
    signed 2019-07-04 16:25:44 -0500
  • Kiah Sandler
    signed 2019-07-04 15:58:05 -0500
  • Dagmar Schalliol
    signed 2019-07-04 15:08:31 -0500
  • Amanda Rivkin
    signed 2019-07-04 13:41:27 -0500
    All survivors of Chicago police torture under Jon Burge should be freed, guilty or not, they have more than done their time! Let the healing begin. Thank you.
  • Stuart Smith
    signed 2019-07-04 13:28:41 -0500
  • Souzan Mirza
    signed 2019-07-04 11:07:56 -0500