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No Cop Academy 2018 Report

No Cop Academy report from 2018, which includes survey data of 500 neighborhood residents and where they’d like to see $ put instead—at the intersection of data and individual experience

10 Demands of BLM Chicago

Black Lives Matter Chicago’s demands regarding the most harmful policies and structural elements of the system of policing, police violence, and institutional racism in our city.

ACRE Police Budget Breakdown

This website pulls budget info from budget ordinances and makes comparisons with other cities easy. It shows CPD with a budget of $1.652 billion, 37% of the total budget. But that doesn’t account for police misconduct settlements or overtime overages. In 2018, Chicago spent more than $113 million on police misconduct settlements.


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48th Ward Neighbors for Justice

Edgewater | Chicago, Illinois

Paid for by 48th Ward Neighbors for Justice. A copy of our report filed with the State Board of Elections is available on the Board’s official website ( or for purchase from the State Board of Elections, Springfield, Illinois.