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Issue Brief: IPRA Review – More Access Needed

Analysis of IPRA’s first four years of operations uncovers that their rate of sustaining citizen complaints against CPD officers is identical to its predecessor and also hundreds of taser investigations they are required to conduct by city ordinance are not being completed. We urge the Independent Police Review Authority (IPRA) to move towards releasing case-level[…]


Chicago Homicides & Police Personnel

For the last five years, there has been a steady drumbeat by the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), the union representing the patrol officers, that the Chicago Police Department is significantly understaffed. The FOP has continued to say this understaffing has played a significant role in contributing to Chicago’s persistent issue with violence in many[…]