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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

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

November 17, 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...

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City Council votes unanimously to ban no-knock warrants

November 2, 2022

Content warning: this story contains mentions of police violence. City Council unanimously voted to ban no-knock warrants last week, a policing practice where officers are allowed to enter a home or...

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Q&A: Evanston police chief Schenita Stewart discusses transition, community engagement and combating gun violence

November 1, 2022

Evanston’s first Black female police chief, Schenita Stewart, stepped into a role last month that three others have filled since 2021. The Daily spoke to Stewart about her transition into leading a department...

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Schenita Stewart sworn in as Evanston’s next police chief

October 10, 2022

City Council swore in Schenita Stewart as Evanston’s first permanent woman police chief at its Monday meeting. Evanston Police Department members and residents packed the council chambers, erupting...

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Evanston Police Department launches survey to measure public trust, local neighborhood concerns

September 27, 2022

Evanston Police Department launched a new public trust survey this month to measure resident attitudes about EPD and survey the specific concerns of each neighborhood.  The survey will ask residents...

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