Alderman Moves To Require City To Establish Public Database Of CPD Misconduct Files Going Back DecadesAld. Scott Waguespack (32nd) introduced the proposal to require the Inspector General’s office to create “a user friendly, publicly accessible and searchable digital repository” of CPD’s closed misconduct complaints.
Bid To Settle Lawsuit Seeking Decades Of Police Misconduct Records Stalls; Aldermen Seek To Create Database For Complaint RecordsAld. Scott Waguespack (32nd) said he has shared a proposed ordinance for the creation of a public database of police misconduct complaints with his colleagues on the City Council.
The Acting Director Of Illinois Employment Security Was The Subject Of Multiple Internal Complaints. But The Agency Won’t Release The Public Records.
Opinion: Decades Of Complaints Against Chicago Cops Are On The Verge Of Being DestroyedThe city and the police union are duking it out in court over decades of police complaint data...
With Clock Ticking, Rauner's 'Turnaround Agenda' Cloaked In SecrecyGov. Bruce Rauner has so far refused to let anyone see copies of legislation outlining his desired reforms, though he has publicly assured reporters the legislation exists, and more information is coming soon.
Mayor's April Fools Joke: I FOIA'd MyselfMayor Rahm Emanuel poked a bit of fun at himself while playing an April Fools Day joke on Sunday, when the mayor's office announced he was filing Freedom of Information Act requests to "learn everything I can about myself."