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Sheriff’s police help clean up businesses damaged by looters, but they can’t fix inequality

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Sheriff Tom Dart wants to provide resources to help businesses reopen in the south suburbs, said Tisa Morris, director of community engagement for the sheriff’s office. The sheriff’s office is able to provide resources from various programs, she said. The Restoring Neighborhoods Workforce, or RENEW program, for example, allows jail detainees to work on demolition and deconstruction projects while supervised by sheriff’s officers. South suburban business owners seeking assistance with looting cleanup may contact the sheriff’s office at, Morris said…Please click here to read Ted Slowik’s column in the Tribune/Daily Southtown.

Related in the Sun-Times: Sheriff’s office helps clean up Calumet City jewelry store damaged by looting

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