The Daily Northwestern

Evanston police officers to participate in walk for sexual assault awareness

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

September 29, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Officers from the Evanston Police Department, among them Chief Richard Eddington, will participate in a walk Sunday to raise awareness about sexual assault. The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, hosted by the Northwest Center...

Evanston aldermen approve funds for police body cameras

Sophia Bollag, Managing Editor

February 24, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

Aldermen on Monday gave the city manager’s office permission to apply for a grant to help fund body-worn cameras for Evanston police. If the city secures the grant, which would provide federal funding but is administered...

Religious leaders, students meet in light of Ferguson decision

Hal Jin, Reporter

November 26, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories

Local officials and religious leaders led a community prayer Tuesday, calling for peace a day after a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri decided that the police officer who fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown would not be...

Evanston police provide sexual assault victims with clothing

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 6, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local

The Evanston Police Department will receive funding next week to provide victims of sexual assault with sweatshirts they can comfortably leave in after a medical examination. Police Chief Richard Eddington will request the...