How does Chicago report on Violence against Women?

We study a year of coverage of violence against women in the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun Times to understand how closely the coverage resembles how the crimes occur in Chicago’s communities. Making sense of the violence that occurs in our communities contributes significantly to the quality of life throughout our city. The press plays Read more about How does Chicago report on Violence against Women?[…]

Felony Sex Crime Case Processing: Report, Analysis, & Recommendations

Examining how the numbers the agencies in Chicago release related to felony sex crimes are created, what do they really mean, and what is hidden behind those numbers. Criminal justice agencies play a very important role in assisting communities in securing their neighborhoods from crime and violence. The basis for how successful these agencies will Read more about Felony Sex Crime Case Processing: Report, Analysis, & Recommendations[…]

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Chicago Police Board: A 10-Year Analysis

CJP’s report analyzes ten years of Chicago Police Board cases and decisions. The study examines the charges filed with the Chicago Police Board and their resulting decisions over the past ten years. The Chicago Police Board is a municipal oversight agency charged with the responsibility of making, in some cases, the final disciplinary decision for Read more about Chicago Police Board: A 10-Year Analysis[…]