Lori Lightfoot has hampered the process of installing a police oversight council, activists say, despite making it a major part of her public safety platform during her mayoral run.
A mother takes to podcasting wondering if CPD did “a cover-up or are they just this damn incompetent?”
At back-to-back forums last week 11 candidates fielded questions and even provided some answers.
They may have little name recognition and no campaign funds, but the regular people running for mayor are committed to making the city thrive.
Vindication for Laquan McDonald doesn’t mean justice for majority of police shooting victims.
Alderman Ariel Reboyras’s two proposals were decried as toothless at the last of five community meetings on proposed police reform ordinances.
Sharon Fairley spoke with the Invisible Institute’s Jamie Kalven—and a room of Chicagoans sick of waiting for police reform.
The Chicago Police Department appears to backpedal on stricter rules for cops.
CPD says she blew a stop sign, but her lawyer says dash-cam video may prove the officer was at fault.
He’s starting with the “man in the mirror,” but will the DOJ report help him change his ways?
“Behind each of these deaths is a failure,” activists said.
But it was also the year many citizens became convinced that reform is impossible.
As the feds work through investigations in Chicago and five other cities, can they go beyond consent decrees?
But options for blocking biggest cop data dump in history are dwindling.
Also, City Council considers new measures on police reform.