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Spanish Daily Journal
     August 21, 2018      #11-232 sdj 0
 
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Interim Police Chief Price Dumas and Kankakee Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong.
Attorney: Dumas actions proper

KANKAKEE — Former Kankakee interim Police Chief Price Dumas did not act improperly when he had used the Illinois State Police database to investigate two men who were believed to be potential safety concerns to Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong, according to the city attorney.

Michael McGrath, Kankakee’s corporate counsel, stated at Monday’s Kankakee City Council meeting that because law enforcement viewed the individuals as a threat to a public official, the action was justified.

McGrath said he was told by state investigators the department’s actions in accessing the Law Enforcement Agencies Data System were ...

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