CPS Safe Passage worker arrested for drug possession

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CHICAGO — Police arrested a Chicago Public Schools Safe Passage worker for possession of a controlled substance.

Betty Brown, 60, was arrested in the 4000 block of West Gladys Avenue Tuesday morning.

She appeared in court Wednesday and was issued at $10,000 bond. Her next court appearance is April 24.

CPS issued the following statement to WGN:

“We are deeply concerned by these allegations, and after learning about this serious incident we took immediate action to remove the individual in question from her position. The City’s dedicated Safe Passage workers play a key role in keeping students safe each day, and this incident is in no way representative of who they are. A full review of the matter is under way.”

 

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