Flossmoor protesters demand changes after police shoot woman, 64, during domestic call

Woman shot by Flossmoor officers had large knife, police say

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Flossmoor protest outside village meeting over woman killed by police
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Flossmoor protesters demonstrated at a village board meeting following the fatal shooting of 64-year-old Madeline Miller.

FLOSSMOOR, Ill. (WLS) -- A protest was held in south suburban Flossmoor after a deadly police shooting.

Dozens gathered outside the village hall demanding justice in Madeline Miller's killing.

SEE MORE: Flossmoor police shoot, kill 64-year-old woman during domestic disturbance call, ISP say

Police released bodycam video in July of officers responding to a domestic dispute. It shows Miller moving towards officers with a knife.

Police said the 64-year-old refused to drop the knife and the officer opened fire, killing her.

Monday night her family demanded change in policing policies.

The group disrupted Monday night's village meeting, chanting calls for justice for Madeline Miller.

There was a recess called and then the agenda went as planned.