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Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart speaks out against mental health clinic closures

The evening ended with a roll call for six area alderman: 1st Ward Alderman Joe Moreno, 6th Ward Alderman Rey Colon, 26th Ward Alderman Roberto Maldonado, 30th Ward Alderman Ariel Reboyras, 31st Ward Alderman Ray Suarez and  32nd Ward Alderman Scott Waguespack. None of them were present neither was their staff. Advocates say all six were invited.

Dart: ‘We’re criminalizing mental health’

“What we are, in fact, doing is criminalizing mental health,” Dart said. “That’s what we’re doing.”