CeaseFire Illinois

Tio Hardiman, arrested on domestic abuse charge. (Credit: Hillside Police)

Ousted CeaseFire Leader Helped Implement Zero-Tolerance Policy For Domestic Violence

CeaseFire Illinois’ former leader “should have volunteered” information about his 1999 domestic battery conviction to its parent agency, a spokesman said, because he was “fully aware” of and helped implement a zero-tolerance policy toward domestic violence charges.

06/06/2013

Tio Hardiman, arrested on domestic abuse charge. (Credit: Hillside Police)

CeaseFire Names New Interim Director After Hardiman’s Ouster

The organization’s current COO, Dr. Candice Kane, will oversee CeaseFire Illinois’ day-to-day operations as its interim head, while continuing to manage Cure Violence’s national and international operations, spokesman Josh Gryniewicz said on Tuesday.

06/05/2013

Tio Hardiman, arrested on domestic abuse charge. (Credit: Hillside Police)

CeaseFire Chief: ‘I Am Innocent’ Of Domestic Violence Charge

The director of the anti-violence group CeaseFire Illinois said Sunday that he’s innocent of the domestic violence charge he’s facing and that he experienced a “spiritual awakening” in the Cook County Jail after his arrest for allegedly punching and kicking his wife.

06/02/2013