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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

Photo of Schenita Stewart, the city’s new police chief.

Schenita Stewart appointed as Evanston’s next police chief

September 25, 2022

Schenita Stewart will be Evanston’s next police chief, the city announced Friday.  Stewart currently serves as the deputy chief of police for the East Dundee Police Department. In its news release,...

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Evanston holds police chief forum following criticism of search process

September 9, 2022

Three finalists for Evanston Police Department’s next chief discussed staffing shortages, community-centered policing and crime reduction at a Thursday forum. The finalists, Migdalia Bulnes, Joshua...

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City Council debates underage drinking, public drunkenness laws at Monday meeting

July 27, 2022

City Council debated two ordinances related to underage drinking and public drunkenness, which were both ultimately referred to the Alternatives to Arrest Committee, at Monday’s meeting. The first...

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‘Anyone is welcome’: Peer-led model of walk-in mental health crisis care comes to Evanston

May 27, 2022

Content warning: This article contains mentions of mental health crises, hospitalization and self-harm. When a guest walks into the mental health crisis center on Skokie Boulevard, they’re greeted...

A person speaks into a microphone at a table with a large yellow pad that lists “problems on table.” The pad reads: “(A) arson, murder, nooses, uptick, “OH my” all except no lions, tigers + bears real honking issues. (B) 30 (approx) officers keep transferring out. (C) internal & external leadership.” At the other end of the table sits another resident.

Evanston residents provide input at town hall as new police chief search continues

May 19, 2022

Evanston residents said they hope to see responsiveness, empathy, approachability and community engagement as key traits of the new Evanston police chief at a Wednesday Police Chief Town Hallas the role...

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