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Study: Evanston police stand out for ‘upfront’ use of stop and frisk

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 26, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

A new report by the Better Government Association says the Evanston Police Department's use of stop and frisk is one of the most transparent in the Chicago area. The Chicago-based watchdog's study, published Tuesday, found that EPD has publicized the controversial tactic more than at least 10 other police departments in...

Evanston Police investigation: No racial profiling in Greenwell incident

Susan Du, City Editor

November 3, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

The Evanston Police officer who wrongfully handcuffed a Northwestern professor's son has been cleared of racial profiling after an internal investigation. During a burglary investigation in August, EPD officer Mark Buell briefly...