'Legal Equalizer' App Helps People Know Their Rights, Safely Interact With Police: 'Accountability On All Sides For Everybody'The Founder and CEO of the Legal Equalizer app hopes that it will help to de-escalate situations between police and citizens by providing accountability on all sides.
Suspect Charged With Murder Of Teen Activist Caleb ReedA suspect has been arrested and charged with the murder of teen activist Caleb Reed last month.
Lightfoot With Mayors, Police Chiefs Release New Police Reform RecommendationsThe goal is to make it clear that reform works and makes communities safer.
Heartbreak After 17-Year-Old Activist Caleb Reed Is Found Shot DeadCaleb Reed was just 17 years old, trying to change lives in the city’s Black and Latinx communities. On Monday night, police were trying to find his killer.
Retiring First Deputy Police Supt. Anthony Riccio Talks Candidly About Crime And RaceAnthony Riccio has served nine police superintendents in Chicago, and he has seen a lot over the years. But now, the Chicago police first deputy superintendent is retiring.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'“I think they’ve got to listen and invite us into the conversation. Mayors are on the front lines. We’ve been on the front lines through COVID-19. That work continues. We're on the front lines when it comes to police reform and accountability,” she told CNN in a Skype interview.
Chicago Police Department Misses 71% Of Deadlines For Consent Decree Reforms; 'We're Not Doing A Slow Roll'"So you think about how reform takes place, and reform is not going to be done overnight," Chicago Police Deputy Superintendent Barbara West said.
Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Police Reform, Racial Justice With 3 Other Black Women MayorsMayor Lori Lightfoot took part in a special town hall on CNN Sunday night for an in-depth discussion on police reform and racial justice.
Lightfoot Among Mayors Launching New Police Reform InitiativeChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is part of a group launching a new police reform initiative in the wake of George Floyd's death.
Consent Decree Released By Chicago Police Department: 5 Fast FactsMayor Rahm Emanuel, Police Supt. Eddie Johnson, and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan release a draft of a consent decree governing changes for Chicago police.
Consent Decree: What Is It and What Should Chicago Expect?What should Chicago expect snow that the police department has released a draft of the consent decree calling for changes?
ACLU Files Lawsuit Asking Federal Courts To Oversee Reform Of CPDA new lawsuit seeks to have a federal judge oversee reform of the Chicago Police Department, especially as it relates to the use of force.
Aldermen Support Latest Framework For Police Reform OversightKey Chicago Aldermen are optimistic that the latest framework for police oversight is going to give the public confidence in efforts to reform police practices and procedures.
Ferguson Calls For Federal Court Oversight In CPD Reform EffortsChicago’s Inspector General says that the court-enforced decree may be the only way to maintain public confidence in the process.
Chicago Says It Doesn't Need Federal Oversight For Police ReformA lawsuit filed against the city seeks federal court oversight of police reform. But Chicago says it doesn't need a judge's involvement.