Independent Panel Issues Report on Findings and Recommendations on the New York City Police Department’s Disciplinary System | Business Wire

An independent panel of law enforcement experts appointed by Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill of the New York City Police Department released its
— Read on www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190201005331/en/

The panel report can be viewed HERE

Racism in the Rear View Mirror | ACLU of Illinois

The ACLU of Illinois released a new report – Racism in the Rear View Mirror – examining Illinois traffic stop data reported by law enforcement agencies across the state from 2015 to 2017.  The report highlights significant racial disparities persist in traffic stops. For example, Black and Latinx drivers are more likely to be asked to consent to a search, but white drivers are
— Read on www.aclu-il.org/en/publications/racism-rear-view-mirror

Court Approves Historic Reforms To Chicago Police Department : NPR

The new guidelines cover everything from police recruitment practices to policies on use of force. The department was harshly criticized by Obama’s Justice Department for civil rights violations.
— Read on www.npr.org/2019/02/01/690591913/court-approves-historic-reforms-to-chicago-police-department

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Chicago Police Consent Decree

http://chicagopoliceconsentdecree.org/

 

Attorney General Raoul Applauds Approval Of Consent Decree To Reform Chicago Police Department

Consent Decree to Be Enforced by Federal Judge & Overseen by Independent Monitor to Achieve Sustainable Police Reform in Chicago

http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/pressroom/2019_01/20190131.html

Consent decree

http://chicagopoliceconsentdecree.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Illinois-v.-Chicago-Final-Consent-Decree-with-signatures.pdf

Article from Officer.com

https://www.officer.com/command-hq/news/21045356/federal-judge-approves-consent-decree-to-reform-chicago-police?utm_source=Officer+Command+Staff+Briefing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=CPS190207002&o_eid=6567H7035245H3Z&rdx.ident%5Bpull%5D=omeda%7C6567H7035245H3Z

 

 

In Depth: Talking All Things City-County Merger With Reps From Better Together, Municipal League | St. Louis Public Radio

On Tuesday’s St. Louis on the Air , host Don Marsh talked with backers of two competing approaches to a potential reunification of the St. Louis and St.
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Better Together website

Better Together is a group advocating for consolidation of services in St. Louis.

Their report can be accessed HERE