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Impact for Equity Releases First Issue Brief on the Implementation of the SAFE-T Act's Reforms

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It's getting harder for towns to ignore their lack of affordable housing

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Chicago police traffic stops skyrocket after CPD ends stop-and-frisk, data shows

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The CHA Owns More Than 130 Acres Of Vacant Land And Buildings — Enough To Fill 25 City Blocks

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Pretextual traffic stops target Black and brown drivers, new report finds

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Changes to Illinois Law Create Additional Tools to for Illinois's Urgent Housing Crisis

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As City Battles Housing Shortage, CHA Lets Hundreds Of Empty Homes Decay

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Compounded Housing Crisis in Chicago Demands Urgent Action

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Free to Move Coalition Calls on City Hall to Put an to End Harmful Pretextual Stops

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Free2Move coalition demands end to racially driven traffic stops

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Local coalition calls on CPD to ban pretextual traffic stops

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Plan proposed to reduce excessive traffic stops of Black, Brown motorists

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Traffic study finds Chicago police are 6 times more likely to stop Black drivers

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With no roadmap, new police district council members urge Chicagoans to lead the way

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Chicago’s Black, Latino drivers targets of racially biased traffic stops, ACLU lawsuit alleges

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Traffic stop investigation's findings echoed in new report

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Traffic Stops by CPD Rose 35% in 2022, Despite Being Racially Disparate and Ineffective

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Sluggish Pace of Chicago Police Reform Effort Complicates Public Safety Debate in Mayor’s Race

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New Citizen Board for Chicago Police Oversight Gets Ready for Election

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Serious questions remain about city’s commitment to the CPD consent decree

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120 candidates file petitions for Chicago's all-new District Council seats

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Prison policy allows more educational opportunities for inmates

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What’s the full cost of the Chicago Police Department?

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Leaders’ exits challenge Chicago police reform effort during crucial stretch

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Latest Consent Decree Report

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Misconduct by Corrections Staff in Illinois Prisons 

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Shareese Pryor Raises Alarms About the Quality of CPD's Positive Community Interactions (PCIs)

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BPI Discusses Chicago Police Reform Progress

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Former CPD officer Jason Van Dyke to be released from prison 

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On the eve of Jason Van Dyke’s release

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Watchdog Replacement

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ECPS Press Release

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Build trust? Start by enacting the police-reform measures already OK'd. 

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If Chicago wants reform, expand the powers of the inspectors general

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BPI New Staff Press Release

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Mayor Lightfoot Demands CPD Change Foot Chase Policy After Shooting of 13-Year-Old 

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Shareese Pryor part of 1st cohort of Black Bench Chicago

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Aldermen OK New Contract for Chicago Police Brass That Allows Anonymous Complaints 

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