In response to demands from Alderman Mark Tendam during his mayoral campaign for more data on police performance, Police Chief Richard Eddington delivered 135 pages of tables and charts in a presentation to the Human Services Committee Monday night.
Data to be presented to Evanston's Human Services Committee Monday by the city's Law Department indicates that the disparity in arrest rates for ordinance violations between blacks and whites has declined somewhat recently, although it remain
On primary election day last week a non-profit advocacy group called Injustice Watch posted a story on its website that labeled Evanston as having the "worst" record in the nation for searches following police traffic stops.
Evanston's Human Services Committee opted Monday to give an ad hoc group of residents two more months to come up with suggestions for the structure of a committee intended develop revised policies for reviewing complaints against police.
A report to be presented to Evanston's Human Services Committee Monday night indicates only about 28 percent of charges brought for several common ordinance violations end up with a guilty verdict or a default judgment at Skokie district court..