The Daily Northwestern

Study: Evanston police stand out for ‘upfront’ use of stop and frisk

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 26, 2013

A new report by the Better Government Association says the Evanston Police Department's use of stop and frisk is one of the most transparent in the Chicago area. The Chicago-based watchdog's study, published Tuesday, found that EPD has publicized the controversial tactic more than at least 10 other police departments in...

Evanston aldermen delay introduction of ETHS safety zone ordinance

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 13, 2013

City Council on Monday night held off formally discussing a safety zone around Evanston Township High School amid growing concerns that the proposal would unfairly target black neighbors. In a rare response during citizen comment,...