Expressway Shootings Take A Toll On Illinois Taxpayers – CBS Chicago
The police investigations come at a cost, and CBS 2 broke down the numbers.
In each incident, state troopers are the first to respond–flooding the scene and blocking traffic.
The manpower comes at a cost.
Those six shootings during the six-week period cost taxpayers $66,901, according to records.
An additional 14 expressway shootings have been reported since Valentine’s Day, adding to taxpayer costs.