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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

Letter to the Editor: EPD continuously works to improve, recognizes body cameras aren’t sweeping solution

February 17, 2018

The Evanston Police Department thanks the Daily Northwestern Editorial Board for its Feb. 11 commentary regarding body cameras’ role in resolving Evanston police issues and racial bias. Focusing attention...

Editorial: Body cameras aren’t enough to solve Evanston police issues, racial bias

February 12, 2018

As incident after incident has shown, the issues of racial bias and excessive force that pervade police departments across the country also affect Evanston police — most recently illustrated in the detainment...

Austin Spillar, who helped write the Citizens Network of Protection’s proposal, discusses racial inequities in Evanston policing. Spillar modeled the proposal in part after ones already in place in Seattle and Oakland.

Residents call for greater transparency with police camera footage

September 21, 2017

Evanston residents demanded a more timely turnaround of police camera footage at a Wednesday meeting discussing Citizens Network of Protection’s police oversight proposal. They also requested it be as...

An Evanston police vehicle. The police departments pilot body camera program has been effective this summer, deputy chief Jay Parrott said.

EPD gives tutorial, touts success of new body camera program

July 24, 2017

The Evanston Police Department presented early results of its body camera pilot program Monday, showcasing videos, testimonies and a sample camera. The program, which equipped 11 officers with body...

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill put Evanston police among the highest black to white search ratios.

Study reveals racial discrepancy in Evanston police searches following traffic stops

March 7, 2017

Evanston police were seven times more likely to search a black driver than a white one in 2014, according to a recent study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The study, which analyzed...

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