According to the monitor’s fourth biannual report, 363 officers left the force in the first six months of 2021, more than all retirements in 2018.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot is planning to boost police spending to $1.9 billion in 2022.
The felony murder statute allowed police “to avoid scrutiny by shifting blame from their own reckless and unjustified actions.“
The program launches just days before the statewide eviction moratorium put in place by Gov. J.B. Pritzker expires on Oct. 3.
Public health data experts have found deaths caused by police are misclassified over 50% of the time.
COPA’s budget is under $15 million, millions short of the amount mandated by city ordinance.
The Sheriff’s Office is launching a new initiative to find people who have been missing for three years or longer.
Unreliable data and political pressure have obscured the full impact of nonfatal firearms-related injuries. That may soon change.
The police killing of George Floyd ignited nationwide protests in the summer of 2020. More than a year later, where is police reform?
The singer’s Chicago attorney says Kelly’s Brooklyn defense team made a mistake by trying to “victim blame” witnesses.