#StopITOA Coalition disrupts business as usual in downtown Chicago on first day of Illinois Tactical Officers Association Conference
Photo courtesy @sarahdashji
CHICAGO--(ENEWSPF)--October 9, 2016. Fifteen community members chained themselves together across the intersection of Michigan and Wacker, disrupting business as usual in downtown Chicago for an hour and a half. The #StopITOA coalition, a group of Chicago community organizations, expressed deep concerns about anti-Muslim and hyper-militarized tactical training at the Illinois Tactical Officers Association's (ITOA) 2016 Tactical Training Conference taking place at the Stonegate Conference and Banquet Center in Hoffman Estates from October 9-13 . . .