Listening to one of the candidates for mayor in Chicago’s upcoming runoff, you’d think that more police is the answer to everything that ails the city. But how we police Chicago is more important than how many police Chicago has. Paul Vallas wants to make a dramatic increase in the number of cops employed by […]
Immigrants seeking a U visa are being blocked by two sergeants who were previously involved in controversial shootings and on the verge of being fired, raising questions about CPD’s commitment to the U visa program.
A meeting of the Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability drew a mix of Chicagoans, some hopeful, some skeptical.
Voters in three wards will vote on a referendum that would send mental health workers to crises instead of cops.
When the police bring too many risks with them, where can you turn in a crisis?
A new consent decree is a victory against CPD abuse years in the making.
Significant issues remain around police use of involuntary commitments.
Rather than release documents, a ShotSpotter attorney requested the contempt order.
When candidates say they’re “tough on crime,” what they really mean is “we’ll put more Black people in prison.”
Instead, we need to address the root cause of violence: inequality.
The surveillance technology is still disproportionately listening to Black and Brown communities.
Nearly half of Chicago police employees applied for exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccine.
Las notas de una reunión sobre la seguridad pública en Pilsen que resultó polémica
Notes from a recent public safety meeting in Pilsen that turned contentious.
One firefighter apparently used an official city email address to contribute.