UChicago Urban Labs

Urban Labs is packed with information on a lot of these questions. Particularly in the “crime lab” and “poverty lab” sections. They also have several models they have tried out with community support and the data from those projects.  Note: Use caution against leaning too hard on the Crime Lab, which has some useful researchContinue reading “UChicago Urban Labs”

South Side Weekly – Current policing policy in Chicago

Current policing policy in Chicago, this article pulls out numbers and quotations from the Department of Justice report released in January 2017, as well as linking to the full 160-page report:  Given that the city has consistently missed the vast majority of the consent decree deadlines.

Chicago Sun Times -Facing increased calls for reform, independent monitor finds CPD missed 70% of consent decree deadlines in 2nd reporting period (Paywall)

It’s clear that the patterns and practices identified in the DOJ report are for the most part unchanged.