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
Here is a series of articles on police use of force.
Racial disparities in American policing are under heightened scrutiny. Here’s what you need to know.
— Read on www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2016/8/13/17938164/police-shootings-brutality-race-racism
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
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
Chicago Police Consent Decree
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
Article from Officer.com
Here is a series of articles about policing and racial division.
The Midwest provides a lens for larger patterns of racial division across the country.
— Read on www.governing.com/topics/public-justice-safety/gov-segregation-series.html
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.
— Read on news.stlpublicradio.org/post/depth-talking-all-things-city-county-merger-reps-better-together-municipal-league
Better Together website
Better Together is a group advocating for consolidation of services in St. Louis.
Their report can be accessed HERE