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New FOIA Verifying SAO Practices

On Tuesday March 7, 2017 the Chicago Justice Project filed the following request for records under Illinois’ Freedom of Information Act with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office (SAO). Unfortunately our FOIA lawsuit has dragged on for over a year now and despite the promise of Kim Foxx taking the office in December we have[…]

Domestic Violence Database CPD FOIA

The following FOIA was filed with the Chicago Police Department on February 17, 2017: Please provide the following records in digital format under Illinois’ Freedom of Information Act: A. Please provide the database records related to domestic violence that were provide to ABC Chicago News and are reported on in this news report: http://abc7chicago.com/news/i-team-most-chicago-police-accused-of-domestic-violence-go-undisciplined/1758664/ Please[…]

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FOIA CPD Police Calls for Service Data

On January 6, 2017 we filled the following FOIA request with the Chicago Police Department seeking records regarding their storage of police call for service data created by the Office of Emergency Management & Communications.   Please provide the following records in digital format where possible: A. Copy of data dictionary / code book from[…]

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FOIA Seeking CPD Staffing Analysis

On September 26, 2016 the Chicago Justice Project send the following request under Illinois’ Freedom of Information Act to the Chicago Police Department. Our request seeks to propel the Chicago Police Department to produce a copy of the “top to bottom analysis” they claim to have completed and that was the basis for Mayor Emanuel’s[…]

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Why we are suing the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office

Today, the Chicago Justice Project—a 9-year-old nonprofit with the mission of increasing transparency in Chicago and Cook County justice systems—filed a complaint in Cook County Circuit Court (2016-01-29 Chicago Justice Project_s First Amended Complaint) against Anita Alvarez and the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office for repeatedly refusing to fulfill their obligations under the Illinois Freedom[…]

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Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office FOIA – FOIAs

The following FOIA was submitted to the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office via email on May 2. 2015. Please provide the following records under Illinois Freedom of Information Act: 1.  All requests for records or data received by the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office (SAO) in accordance with Illinois’ Freedom of Information Act for the[…]