Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability Issues Community Conversations Report

Posted on March 22nd, 2017

The Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability held a press conference at City Hall this morning releasing its Community Conversations Report after listening to the concerns of approximately 1,700 Chicago residents about police misconduct and community…

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…

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…

Room for Improvement in Mayor’s Proposed Police Accountability Ordinance

Posted on September 8th, 2016

BPI’s Director of Justice Reform Adam Gross was quoted in this morning’s New York Times article about Mayor Emanuel’s proposed ordinance to improve police oversight. “There are a handful of provisions that the…

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