FOR THE RECORD: Police Memo Reveals 46 Pride-Related Arrests in 2014 (And in 2013, too)

As the 2015 Chicago Pride Parade approaches, many media outlets continue to publish incorrect information about the number of Pride-related arrests that have been made in recent years.

“A handful” or “eight” arrests or “minimal” arrests.

So, just for the record,  here’s a Chicago Police Department memo that lays out the real numbers.

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