KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
If you were blocked or limited from participating in a demonstration or protest or if you witnessed or were a victim of police using excessive force the ACLU of Illinois would like to hear from you.
IN POLICE CUSTODY
If you are in police custody in Illinois, call the public defender for the county where you are being held.
Find the contact information here
- If you or someone you know is in police custody, call the Cook County Public Defender at 1-888-817-4448
- If you or someone you know needs a lawyer for court, call the National Lawyer’s Guild (NLG) Chicago at 1-773-309-1198