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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

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Nearly three years after its founding, the Citizen Police Review Commission struggles to find footing on tricky terrain

November 17, 2022

When Juneitha Shambee applied to join Evanston’s new Citizen Police Review Commission in 2020, she wanted to address community members’ growing mistrust in police departments — an issue that sparked...

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City Council approves contract to purchase a vacant Hovland Court property for affordable housing

October 17, 2022

City Council approved a contract to purchase a property at 1808 Hovland Ct. at an October 11 Administration and Public Works meeting. The city will donate the property to Community Partners for Affordable...

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Evanston Police Department had an increased level of resignations in 2021. Here’s what the future looks like

May 6, 2022

Last year, Evanston Police Department faced an unusually high number of resignations and multiple chief turnovers. For police personnel and city leaders, these changes renewed discussions about EPD’s...

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Citizens’ Network of Protection discusses proposed police oversight board, police chief appointment process

April 28, 2022

The Citizens’ Network of Protection discussed its proposal for a citizen police oversight board, which would appoint the police chief and approve the department budget, at a Thursday meeting. CNP,...

An EPD officer in a navy blue uniform, seen from behind, leans against a cop car and watches a group of protestors in the background.

New EPD transparency dashboard to undergo updates amid data concerns

October 27, 2021

Five years after its inception, Evanston Police Department’s online transparency dashboard will enter its third iteration next month. As resident demands for departmental accountability have adapted...

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