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 over the past ten years. INCLUDE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WHY THIS REPORT IS NOTEWORTHY.
This report examines how the numbers OF WHAT the agencies in Chicago release related to felony sex crimes are created, what do they really mean, and what is hidden behind those numbers.
We study a year of news reports of violence against women published in the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun Times to understand how closely the coverage resembles how the crimes occur in Chicago’s communities.
Illinois’ General Assembly quickly and quietly introduces and passes legislation to bar the public access to their government.
Updated analysis of Police Board decisions with additional analysis of both agenda items from the Committee on Police and Fire from 2006-2009 and litigation payouts related to police related litigation from four of the largest cities in America.
This issue brief covering the topic 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 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.
With all the media coverage on the question of whether or not to hire more Chicago Police Officers, nobody has talked about the financial costs to the city. Through this issue brief, we have.