GAPA Community Conversation Analysis

GAPA held 19 Community Conversations with over 1650 participants. Click the link to view an analysis of the responses from participants across the city.

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Grassroots Alliance For Police Accountability Coordinator, Mecole Jordan, Issues Statement On DOJ’s Order To Review Contemplated Consent Decrees

GAPA Responds to Sharon Fairley Resignation

It is troubling that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ordering a review of all Justice Department agreements with cities about police conduct when only a few months ago, his predecessor issued a report which “determined the Chicago Police Department has engaged in a pattern or practice of unreasonable force—including deadly force—in violation of the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution. The Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability is not surprised that the current federal government does

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Citizens on Police Reform

Community residents/activists should be able to monitor/record police activities when they are making an arrest without having their cameras/phone taken and destroyed or being told to leave or be arrested themselves.

-Community Conversation Participant

My car was hit overnight, I went to the police station to file a report to make a claim with my insurance company, the officer at the desk threatened me with arrest for not having a driver’s license, I left the station in fear and feeling powerless.

-Community Conversation Participant