Significant issues remain around police use of involuntary commitments.
Workers at the pioneering south side space organize against unfair labor practices.
A City Council vote on Charles Green’s lawsuit settlement was postponed.
A mother takes to podcasting wondering if CPD did “a cover-up or are they just this damn incompetent?”
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.
“Do Not Resist?” spreads its message throughout the city
Sharon Fairley spoke with the Invisible Institute’s Jamie Kalven—and a room of Chicagoans sick of waiting for police reform.
An Nobel Prize-winning chemist, a 12-year-old theater critic, an American Ninja Warrior stuntman, and more extraordinary Chicagoans
Though it’s a private middleman for complaints, police transparency advocates welcome Excuse Me Officer.
But options for blocking biggest cop data dump in history are dwindling.
In Exoneree Diaries, journalist Alison Flowers documents the struggles of four murder convicts who were absolved and freed.
Jamie Kalven wins a Ridenhour Courage Prize.
The Invisible Institute founder is being honored not only for what he reported but for what he predicted.
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.