All Police Departments in Illinois Are Required to Video-record Lineups and Photo Arrays Effective January 1, 2015.

All police departments across Illinois are now required to video-record lineups and photo arrays as part of a new state law aimed to prevent police from influencing witness identifications. This reform is long overdue. Misidentification is the leading factor in wrongful conviction cases. Misidentification contributed to approximately 75% of all wrongful convictions exonerated by DNA… Read More