CJP strives to analyze and report on the data that we make available. We publish our findings in two ways: long-form reports and issue briefs. For more information on these resources, please contact Tracy Siska
This report analyzes ten years of cases and decisions made by the Chicago Police Board. The study examines the charges filed with the Chicago Police Board and their resulting decisions.
This report examines how the numbers related to felony sex crimes are created, what they mean, and what is hidden behind those numbers.
CJP studied a year of news reports on violence against women published in the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun Times to understand how closely the coverage resembles the occurrence of these crimes in Chicago’s communities.
Illinois’ General Assembly quickly and quietly introduces and passes legislation to bar public access to their government.
Updated analysis of Police Board decisions with additional analysis of agenda items from the Committee on Police and Fire from 2006-2009. New analysis of litigation payouts related to police litigation from four of the largest cities in America.
This issue brief covering the topics of domestic violence and domestic-related calls for service was completed in collaboration with the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network.
Analysis of IPRA’s first four years of operation reveals that their rate of sustaining citizen complaints against CPD officers is identical to it’s predecessor. Analysis also revels that hundreds of taser investigations that they are required to conduct by city ordinance are not being completed.
With all the media coverage surrounding the question of whether or not to hire more Chicago Police Officers, the financial cost to the city is rarely examined. Through this issue brief, we have.