The Daily Northwestern

University Police to begin using body-worn cameras

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

October 12, 2016

Filed under Campus

University Police will begin using body-worn cameras to increase transparency and accountability, Chief of Police Bruce Lewis announced via email Wednesday. Gloria Graham, deputy chief of police, said she expects UP to begin...

Recent gun violence prompts discussion about community policing efforts

Elena Sucharetza, Assistant City Editor

February 21, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

Recent episodes of gun violence in Evanston have spurred conversation about the efficacy of the city’s community policing initiative, particularly among 5th Ward residents. Evanston Police Department’s Problem Solving...

Recent gun violence prompts Evanston Police Department to heighten patrolling, social media efforts

Marissa Page, City Editor

February 18, 2016

Filed under City, Crime, Local

In response to a recent string of gun violence, Evanston police Chief Richard Eddington announced plans to beef up police patrolling in specific areas with the hope of deterring such crimes. Eddington detailed the plan, which...

EPD’s gun-focused initiative recovers 15 firearms in two months

Jerry Lee, Copy Chief

November 20, 2015

Filed under City

Evanston police have recovered a total of 15 guns as part of an initiative to reduce violence in the city that began about two months ago. The program began after two fatal shootings occurred within a block of each other on Aug...

Police tie man slain in Chicago to Evanston shooting

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 20, 2013

Filed under City, Crime

Police believe a man who was killed in May in Chicago was involved in another slaying six months earlier in Evanston. The issue came to light at a City Council meeting last week in which Carolyn Murray, the mother of slain ...