By: Diane Benjamin
More on this story: https://blnnews.com/2023/02/16/bloomingtons-lack-of-transparency/
In the original FOIA multiple comments from attendees were redacted. Bloomington realized they were not correct in redacting negative comments about the training at the Holocaust Museum in Skokie Il, I now have un-redacted copies.
The entire page below had been redacted. The last paragraph is fabulous. I don’t know who wrote this, but THANKS. We need people standing up for what is right instead of playing along. This gives me confidence that at least this one officier won’t go along with anything he knows is wrong just to keep his job. The writer claims the majority of attendees agree with his comments. Many of the other officers merely checked boxes – like Satisfied, Excellent, etc.
See the training brochure here. It describes the event and states 6000 Illinois police officers have taken the training: