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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


Commission members listen as a police commander explains the varying levels of disciplinary measures within the department. From left: Commission member Kate Watson Moss, commission member Barry Miller,  EPD Office of Professional Standards commander Aaron Wernick, commission member Samuel Jones

Bodycam footage leads Evanston’s Citizen Police Review Commission to sign off on investigation into alleged rule violations by officers

July 17, 2023

On Wednesday, the Citizen Police Review Commission of Evanston voted that an internal police department investigation into alleged rule violations by two officers was “complete, thorough, objective and...

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Nearly three years after its founding, the Citizen Police Review Commission struggles to find footing on tricky terrain

November 18, 2022

When Juneitha Shambee applied to join Evanston’s new Citizen Police Review Commission in 2020, she wanted to address community members’ growing mistrust in police departments — an issue that sparked...

An Evanston Police Officer badge and radio are in focus with a police officer sitting down.

Citizen Police Review Commission recommends further review of investigation into off-duty officer’s crash

November 3, 2022

The Citizen Police Review Commission debated the results of an Evanston Police Department investigation into an alleged October 2021 incident at its Wednesday meeting.  The complaint alleged that an...

Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew speaks at a meeting.

Citizen Police Review Commission dismisses allegations of child endangerment, use of force; evaluates juvenile rights

May 5, 2022

Content warning: This story contains mentions of alleged police misconduct. The Citizen Police Review Commission reviewed two investigations of complaints against Evanston Police Department officers...

A hand holds a phone playing a video of a lock. The title Locked Out appears in white against a green background.

In Focus: A mom wanted to know whether police pointed guns toward her kids. EPD kept the footage locked away.

July 4, 2021

Anya Tanyavutti was in her dining room preparing for dinner when her children told her they watched police officers pull their guns out in front of a playground. Her three kids, ages 1, 4 and 6 at the...

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