A City Council vote on Charles Green’s lawsuit settlement was postponed.
Police union spokesman says “motives” behind database are “perfectly transparent.”
The cooperative connects the dots between data sets about the same person or case buried among various city and county agencies.
Though it’s a private middleman for complaints, police transparency advocates welcome Excuse Me Officer.
Jamie Kalven wins a Ridenhour Courage Prize.
The Invisible Institute was demanding the release of any police video of 2014’s fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald even before it was certain a video existed.
But the victory is limited by an injunction that insulates the vast majority of police shooting investigations from public scrutiny.