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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

An Evanston Police Department squad car in a line of traffic.

Evanston’s elected officials made big promises on public safety. Here are their primary efforts.

March 3, 2022

Following Black Lives Matter protests in summer 2020, several of Evanston’s public officials promised policing reform and campaigned on public safety issues for the 2021 municipal elections. While the...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. The sign outside is brown, and snow is covering the ground.

“My City, Your City, Our City” violence prevention program receives ARPA funds for expansion

January 11, 2022

Content warning: This story contains mentions of gun violence. City Council voted unanimously Monday to fund the expansion of an initiative that supports youth and family violence prevention.  $552,500...

a brick building with a brown sign over the glass door, which has two lights on both sides

City Council approves creation of Reimagining Public Safety Committee

May 26, 2021

City Council approved the creation of the Reimagining Public Safety Committee, an ad-hoc committee tasked with analyzing Evanston Police Department’s relationship with the city and presenting “community-informed”...

Daniel Biss speaks in Fisk Hall. He is wearing a black sweater.

Mayor Biss creates new public safety committee as one of his first acts in office

May 11, 2021

As one of his first acts in office, Mayor Daniel Biss created the Reimagining Public Safety Committee, he announced at Monday’s City Council meeting. The committee, which comprises 17 city officials...

Andrew Papachristos. The professor spoke about his research on the reasons behind Chicago’s police violence.

Sociology Prof. Andrew Papachristos disputes “bad apple” phenomenon, discusses Chicago police violence

November 18, 2020

Chicago’s police violence is a systemic issue, not the result of a small number of problematic officers, sociology Prof. Andrew Papachristos said at a One Book One Northwestern event Wednesday. Papachristos...

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