Violent Hypocrite: Head of State-funded CeaseFire-IL, is a Wife-Beater! Arrested: Charged w/ Domestic Battery!Submitted by AnCapMercenary on Fri, 05/31/2013 - 22:10
Beat as I do, Not as I say!
By Joseph Ruzich and Jeremy Gorner Chicago Tribune
7:54 p.m. CDT, May 31, 2013
Tio Hardiman, director of the anti-violence group CeaseFire Illinois, was arrested Friday morning on a misdemeanor domestic battery charge at his home in west suburban Hillside.
The arrest clouds the future of Hardiman's leadership at the organization, where he pioneered the role of "violence interrupters," ex-convicts who mediate gang conflicts and prevent gun violence in some of Chicago's most crime-plagued neighborhoods.
Hardiman's arrest also complicates an already shaky existence for CeaseFire. While the group primarily operates through state funding, the city will decide this summer whether it wants to renew a contract with the group to help Chicago police tamp down violent crime in two communities.
What a violent, hypocritical anti-gun, (allegedly) wife-beating thug looks like: Tio Hardiman, the director of the anti-violence group CeaseFire Illinois, was arrested on a misdemeanor domestic battery charge at his home in west suburban Hillside. PHOTO: Hillside PD, IL/May 31, 2013
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May 31, 2013 10:25 AM
CHICAGO (CBS) – The head of a publicly funded anti-violence group is now facing charges after allegedly attacking his wife inside their suburban home.
Tio Hardiman, the head of Cease Fire/Cure The Violence, was arrested after allegedly striking his wife, Alison, in Hillside, CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports.
Hardiman was booked at the Hillside Police station and has been charged with domestic abuse. He is scheduled to appear in bond court on Saturday.
Posted on May 31, 2013 by Dan Zimmerman
Tio Hardiman is executive director of CeaseFire Illinois. According to the anti-gun group’s web site Hardiman “has dedicated his life and career to community organizing for peace and social change. In 1999, Mr. Hardiman joined Cure Violence, an award-winning public health model that has been scientifically proven to reduce shootings and killings. In this capacity, Mr. Hardiman helped oversee expansion of the program from 5 Chicago-based community sites to 26 sites throughout the State of Illinois.” Translation: he’s made a living hoovering up city and state taxpayer funds to push the cause of civilian disarmament. But it looks like all that anti-violence advocacy has been more of a “do as I say, not as I do” kind of thing . . .
Tio Hardiman, the head guy in charge of CEASE FIRE Chicago. Hey Tio, have you stopped beating your wife yet?
Chicago gave a million dollars tribute to these CEASE FIRE scumbags earlier this year to “prevent” gang violence.
It’s been a real success…