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New Contact information for CJP!

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CPD FOIA IPRA Data

We replicated the FOIA we sent to IPRA regarding accessing digital stored data related to complaints against officers for a single month.

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OEMC FOIA Dec-17-2014

Follow the status of CJP's FOIA to OEMC seeking to start making case level data related to the calls for service available to the public

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Police Staffing Studies

Access the 2010 Chicago Police Department's manpower study and a collection of links for police staffing studies available online from across America.

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IPRA FOIA: Data from December 2014

CJP is seeking access to all the digital data held by IPRA related to all complaints filed against officers for the month of January 2013.

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Convicted In Cook Release!

This site analyzes 5 years of conviction data from the Circuit Court of Cook County.

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Crime & Punishment Release!

This site was created in partnership with the Smart Chicago Collaborative & FreeGeekChicago

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Chicagoland Review – 10 points on Episode 2 & 3

CJP’s latest installment in our running review of “Chicagoland,” CNN’s ‘docudrama’ on our fair city.

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Chicagoland Review – Part 1

The shocking degree to which facts and figures from City Hall go unchallenged in CNN’s Chicagoland reporting.

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Documenting Violence Against Women: Justice Begins with Truth

Join Steve Edwards, from the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago, as he moderates a discussion among journalists, advocates for survivors, and criminal justice leaders, for a discussion about violence against women, its news coverage, and the potential for increased data access to impact the public discussion.

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513 Murders in 2012 – Caused by 50 Years of Failed Economic Policies!

There are consequences for decades of failed political and economic policies that play out in the lives of the people of color throughout Chicago.

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More on the Police Manpower Debate

More insight into what is driving the limited discussion on police manpower in Chicago.

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Passing stenography off as analysis based journalism

Reprinting numbers provided to you by the CPD’s media department is not “conducting an analysis,” it is being a stenographer.

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Thoughts on Chicago Tonight Appearance

Eddie Aruza did something no other Chicago based journalist has done over the last two years - ask the FOP a follow up question!

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Police Staffing in America’s 5 Largest Cities

How does Chicago rank amongst the top five cities in the US when it comes to officers and homicides?

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Chicago Homicides & Police Personnel

Is there a correlation between the number of offices employed by the CPD and the number of homicides in Chicago?

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Pot Tickets

Possible consequences of the panacea of decriminalization Chicago style!

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Gangs: Television Coverage, Violence, and the new RICO law

Gangs and how the media drives a criminal justice response that we keep repeating without any success.

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NATO & All the Unanswered Questions

Why hasn't your Chicago press pushed for answers to these questions about the prep by Chicago criminal justice agencies for NATO summit?

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Closing Districts

Shedding a little reality in the discussion about closing districts. Not something you will hear from the Fraternal Order of Police.

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Chicago Police Board Reforms Pass City Council

For the first time in 50 years the Chicago Police Board will see reform come to their operations through a ordinance passed by the city council.

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Some Thoughts on the “Under the Gun” Series

Cross-cultural comparisons are fraught with pitfalls for the best of researchers, not to mention journalists.

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Change in Government Must Include Change in Media Practices

The Chicago & Cook County criminal justice system and press must rely on statistics derived from long-term analysis and drop the weekend, week, and monthly comparisons that do not inform the public.

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We Have Moved Jan 19, 2015

New Contact information for CJP!

CPD FOIA IPRA Data Jan 12, 2015

We replicated the FOIA we sent to IPRA regarding accessing digital stored data related to complaints against officers for a single month.

OEMC FOIA Dec-17-2014 Jan 10, 2015

Follow the status of CJP's FOIA to OEMC seeking to start making case level data related to the calls for service available to the public

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