This page includes ISACo resources, news stories and other information about the SAFE-T Act. The page will be updated with new information as it becomes available. 


ISACo Resources

Summary of P.A. 101-0652

Summary of P.A. 102-0694


Outside Resources

The 2021 SAFE-T Act: ICJIA Roles and Responsibilities (Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority)


News Stories

Task Force Offers Guidance on Implementing Cashless Bail System in Illinois (The Center Square)

Oak Lawn Board Approves Measure Calling for Illinois SAFE-T Act Repeal (Patch)

State Senator Proposes Changes to Illinois' SAFE-T Act Amid 'Purge' Rumors (NBC Chicago)

Illinois Lawmaker Files Legislation to Clarify Language in SAFE-T Act (WAND)

Could SAFE-T Act Make it Harder for Accused Violent Criminals to Be Detained? Legal Experts Weight In (NBC Chicago)

Illinois' SAFE-T Act Ending Cash Bail Will Also Further 'Handcuff' Police with New Provisions; Experts (Fox News)

Prosecutors Challenge SAFE-T Act Eliminating Cash Bail as Thousands Sign Petition (Daily Herald)

Fact Check: Separating the Truth from Fiction in the Debate Over Illinois' SAFE-T Act (State Journal-Register)

Orland Park Implements New Policy That Will Bypass SAFE-T Act (Fox 32 Chicago)

State's Attorneys Representing 3 Illinois Counties File Lawsuits Against SAFE-T Act (WTTW)

Other State's Attorneys File Lawsuit (WCSJ News)

McHenry County Latest to Sue Over Illinois' SAFE-T Act, Elimination of Cash Bail (Northwest Herald)

‘Threat to public safety’: McHenry County state’s attorney sues Gov. JB Pritzker, Illinois attorney general over SAFE-T Act (Lake and McHenry County Scanner)

Fact Checking Illinois' Upcoming SAFE-T Act (WGN News)

Illinois' SAFE-T Act Explained (WGN News)

What is the SAFE-T Act in Illinois? Here's an Explainer of What Changes are in Store (NBC News)

What's in the SAFE-T Act? A Look at the 2021 Criminal Justice Reform and How it Has Evolved (Illinois Newsroom)

Fact Check: What Does the SAFE-T Act Really Do? (Central Illinois Proud)

Snopes, Sims and the SAFE-T Act (Politico)

Illinois Law Doesn't Make Murder, Other Crimes 'non-detainable' Offenses (AP News)

Fact Check: Separating the Truth from Fiction in the Debate Over Illinois' SAFE-T Act (State Journal-Register)

Illinois SAFE-T Act Becomes Campaign Issue. What Does it Actually Do? (WTTW)