Hundreds of Chicagoans have been inundated with faulty alerts that summon sheriff’s deputies and carry the threat of jail.
The TRiiBE investigates what’s going on behind the lies.
Rather than release documents, a ShotSpotter attorney requested the contempt order.
Ankle-monitor alerts garner phone calls and visits from sheriffs officers—but more than 80 percent are bogus, according to a University of Chicago analysis.
The surveillance technology is still disproportionately listening to Black and Brown communities.
But despite delays, progressive alderpersons and activists remain hopeful on ECPS