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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

Evanston Police Chief Richard Eddington talks at a community event. Eddington said Thursday one officer had been reprimanded after the investigation into the arrest of Devon Reid and the other officer had retired.

Officer reprimanded for arresting city clerk candidate

January 19, 2017

One Evanston police officer has been reprimanded and the other has retired after the arrest of Devon Reid, a city clerk candidate who in November was apprehended while petitioning in downtown Evanston,...

(Elena Sucharetza/The Daily Northwestern) Evanston Police Chief Richard Eddington talks at a community event. Eddington said one would be “hard pressed” to find a more transparent disciplinary system for police complaints.

Citizens group pushes for independent police authority in Evanston

January 5, 2017

A group of Evanston residents is trying to form an independent police overview authority over concerns that current disciplinary processes are not effective. The group, called Citizens Network of Protection,...

Police Chief Richard Eddington addresses community members at Evanston Township High School in November. The Evanston Police Department helped to draft the neighborhood integrity ordinance, which will serve as a revision to the current nuisance premises ordinance.

Discussion of update to nuisance premises ordinance moved to City Council

February 26, 2016

City Council voted Monday to introduce discussion, and ultimately action, about a new ordinance to replace the existing nuisance premises ordinance into future council deliberations. Police Chief Richard...

Evanston Police Chief Richard Eddington talks with community members about gun violence. Eddington presented at City Council Monday night about obtaining tasers equipped with cameras for the city’s officers.

City Council approves EPD to purchase additional camera-equipped tasers

January 26, 2016

City Council approved the Evanston Police Department’s request to purchase additional tasers during Monday’s council meeting, ensuring each officer will be in possession of one while on duty. The...

Evanston Police Chief Richard Eddington speaks to community members Thursday about a shots-fired incident near Evanston Township High School the previous day. Eddington said the incident should not be a cause for alarm for residents and spoke along with aldermen about ongoing community efforts to decrease violence.

City officials discuss violence in West Side Evanston after shots fired incident

November 13, 2015

After Evanston residents voiced concerns about safety around Evanston Township High School following a shots fired incident Wednesday, Police Chief Richard Eddington told members of the community they...

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