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Criminal Justice

Police Accountability in Chicago

Monitoring the Chicago Police Department

The Chicago Police Department is among the largest law enforcement agencies in the United States. We have investigated the city’s new police oversight agency, the department’s disciplinary system and a secretive appeals systems.

A Chicago Cop’s Facebook Posts and a City’s Struggle With Racism

Chicago Cop Under Investigation Again Over Social Media Posts

Chicago Police Win Big When Appealing Discipline

Chicago Police Department Grievances

Police Oversight Ordinance Promised Transparency But Doesn’t Fully Deliver

Returning to the Scene of a Trauma

Chicago Police Skirt Punishment as Disciplinary System Fails Yet Again