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Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority FOIA

Here is the Freedom of Information Act request we filed on June 27, 2017 with the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority seeking records related to justice data they maintain from Chicago & Cook County justice agencies. Please provide the following records in accordance with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act. A.  Records that detail the Read more about Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority FOIA[…]

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Secret City CPD Report

– Updated 7/11:  Here is what the city released to us through FOIA regarding Bromwich’s work: Chicago Justice – Bromwitch Group Response – Attachments_Redacted_Part1 Chicago Justice – Bromwitch Group Response – Attachments_Redacted_Part2 Chicago Justice – Bromwitch Group Response – Attachments_Redacted_Part3 It is pretty clear that Michael Bromwich of the Bromwich Group was hired by the Read more about Secret City CPD Report[…]

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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 Read more about New FOIA Verifying SAO Practices[…]

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/ http://abc7chicago.com/video/embed/?pid=1759112 Read more about Domestic Violence Database CPD FOIA[…]

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FOIA Seeking CPD Crime Incident Data

This request for Chicago Police Department’s crime incident data under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act was filed via email with the Chicago Police Department on Jan 20, 2017. Check back as we will be posting the CPD’s response and any followup from us when we get them. This FOIA is part of our ongoing Read more about FOIA Seeking CPD Crime Incident Data[…]

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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 Read more about FOIA CPD Police Calls for Service Data[…]

CPD Training Study FOIA

On November 16, 2016 the we filed a FOIA request with the City of Chicago’s Law Department seeking a copy of a recently completed study on the topic of Chicago Police Department training. Here is the content of the request: In accordance with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act please provide copies of the following Read more about CPD Training Study FOIA[…]

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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 Read more about Why we are suing the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office[…]

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IPRA FOIA: Data from December 2014

CJP is seeking access to all the digital data held by IPRA related to all complaints filed against officers for the month of January 2013. On Oct. 10, 2014 CJP filed a FOIA request with IPRA seeking all data held by IPRA related tocomplaints filed in the month of January 2013.  We have spent many Read more about IPRA FOIA: Data from December 2014[…]

Rollbacks of Public Access Law Becoming Law

 HB 5154 On April 29th the Illinois Senate passed HB 5154 and sent it to the Governor for his signature.  HB 5154 prohibits public access to performance evaluations of all public employees.  This is the second bill that has passed the Illinois General Assembly in 2010 that rolls back gains made in the rewrite of Read more about Rollbacks of Public Access Law Becoming Law[…]