Chicago Police Department and Oversight System in Urgent Need of Reform

Posted on February 13th, 2017

In the last nine months, two reports have been issued detailing far-reaching problems within the Chicago Police Department (CPD) and the police oversight system. In April, the Police Accountability Task Force, in which BPI…

Documentary Examines How Police Contract Language Hampers Accountability

Posted on December 9th, 2016

BPI Director of Justice Reform Adam Gross is featured in a documentary released this week by Al Jazeera English examining Chicago police accountability in the aftermath of the Laquan McDonald shooting. The…

Police Accountability Ordinance: Big Step Forward, but Hard Work Still Ahead

Posted on October 6th, 2016

Testifying at Chicago City Council Committee hearings this week, BPI’s Director of Justice Reform Adam Gross urged council members to support Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s ordinance, because it incorporates key reform recommendations made…

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