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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

City manager Wally Bobkiewicz speaks at a meeting. Bobkiewicz said the city has heard from Evanston residents and downtown businesses that the city needs to do more to address aggressive panhandling.

City committee to discuss panhandling ordinance, EPD body camera program on Monday

March 4, 2018

Aldermen will review possible amendments to the city’s panhandling ordinance and receive an update on various Evanston Police Department programs at a Human Services Committee meeting on Monday. City...

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 11, 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...

An Evanston man who was injured after Evanston Police mistakenly arrested him has filed a police misconduct complaint. The incident occurred on Jan. 22.

Evanston man files police misconduct report after injuries

February 4, 2018

The 60-year-old Evanston man who was injured after Evanston Police mistook him for an armed robbery suspect filed a police misconduct complaint with the city, according to the Chicago Tribune. Gregory...

An Evanston Police Department squad car. EPD will begin requiring the use of body cameras for field officers on Friday.

Evanston police to require use of body cameras starting Friday

January 25, 2018

The Evanston Police Department will require all field officers to wear body cameras while on duty beginning Friday. All patrol, community, tactical, narcotics and traffic officers will be required to...

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