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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

Ald. Delores Holmes (5th) attends a Human Services Committee meeting on Monday. Committee members reviewed a proposal for the parameters of a “Citizen Complaint Working Group” and will pass it along to City Council.

Human Services Committee advances plan for citizen oversight of police

May 2, 2017

A proposal for the parameters of a “Citizen Complaint Working Group” was reviewed by members of the Human Services Committee on Monday and passed along to City Council for further deliberation. Members...

Two parked Evanston police cars. The process to create a citizen-run police review board has been extended through May.

Process to create citizen-run police review board extended through May

April 3, 2017

Discussion over the creation of a citizen-run committee that will evaluate the Evanston Police Department’s complaint review process has been extended to two more meetings, which will be held in April. The...

(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,...

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