What Classifies a Crime as “Violent” in Illinois?
When someone mentions the word “crime”, most people’s minds automatically jump to violent crime.
That goes to show that you don’t need intimate knowledge of the law to understand how violent crimes are serious offenses. Statistics back up the notion that violent crimes are the most serious in society.
CBS Chicago recently reported that, in one weekend, five people were killed and 22 wounded across the city. The youngest victim was just 14 years old. These killings were all linked [...]