Brown Live Stream Articles

BrownHere are the news articles that were discussed in our Facebook Livestream about CPD’s nominated new superintendent David Brown on April 15th featuring Steve Rhodes, the Founder and Editor of the Beachwood Reporter.


  • Reality Check: Several claims from Chief David Brown’s New Book don’t pass muster, June 6, 2017 – Link – Dallas Morning News
  • Three finalists chosen or Chicago Police Department Superintendent, March 31, 2020 – Link – Chicago Sun-Times
  • David Brown, Lightfoot’s Pick For Chicago Police Chief, Brings Mental Health Expertise To The Job, April 12, 2020 – Link – WBEZ Chicago
  • Video: Dallas police open fire on schizophrenic man with screwdriver, March 9, 2015 – Link – CNN
  • A racially charged police shooting. A city on edge. Chicago’s likely next police leader has been there before, April 14, 2020 – Link – Chicago Tribune

These are some additional media regarding David Brown’s appointment to head the Chicago Police Department.

  • The Conservative Candidates Vying To Lead Chicago’s Police Union Support The Mayor’s Pick For Top Cop, April 10, 2020 – Link – WBEZ Chicago.
  • Chicago’s New Top Cop Guided by Dallas Tenure, Son’s Death, April 7, 2020 – Link – NBC Chicago
  • Pick For Top Cop Did Not Reduce Violent Crime In Dallas. How Will He Do In Chicago?, April 9, 2020 – Link – WBEZ Chicago
  • Violent Crime In Dallas. How Will He Do In Chicago?, April 9, 2020 – Link – WBEZ Chicago

There is plenty of coverage from the Dallas Morning News about Chief Brown’s time in Dallas and accusations of killing crime but they are behind a paywall.

Tracy has nearly two decades of experience researching and working within criminal justice systems. When Tracy began pursuing a career dedicate to system reform, he found that no single organization existed to promote evidence-based discussions among law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve. Recognizing that citizens in Chicago deserved the right to demand transparency in their criminal justice system, Siska established the Chicago Justice Project. He received his Master of Arts degree in Criminal Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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