Ald. Leslie Hairston says the administration has rejected a proposal arrestees have access to a phone within an hour of being detained.

Ald. Leslie Hairston (5) on Monday said Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration has “rejected” her proposal to require police to provide arrestees with access to a phone and a list of free legal counsel options within an hour of being taken into custody, but the alderman is not backing down.

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