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Alderman Debate Civilian Oversight of Cops, Block Club Chicago (January 6, 2021)

Aldermen present updated police oversight proposals with vote expected this year, ‘We keep finding ourselves in the same position’, The Daily Line (January 6, 2021)

Activists Say Chicago Mayor’s Police Reform Promises Ring Hollow, The Appeal (June 23, 2020)


Emanuel Pressured to Deliver Civilian Police Oversight Before Leaving Office, Chicago Sun Times

Group calls on Mayor Rahm Emanuel to act on civilian police oversight before he leaves office, Chicago Tribune

Police Reformers Demand More Civilian Oversight Of CPD, WBBM Radio

‘Grassroots’ Plan Seeks Accountability For Police Leadership, WBEZ

Chicago Debates If Civilian Groups Should Oversee Police, NPR

Aldermen to Change Public Hearing Format, Chicago Sun Times

Police union president insists no more civilian oversight needed, ABC 7

Mayoral ally schedules five public hearings on civilian police review, Chicago Sun Times

Editorial: Haggling over citizen oversight of CPD, Chicago Tribune

The Promise of Transparency, Chicago CBS Local

Confirmation Hearing Begins for New COPA Chief, NBC News

What Oversight Should Civilians Have Over Chicago Police?, Chicago Tonight

Reform advocates complicate showdown over civilian oversight of CPD, Chicago Sun-Times

Counterproposals for police oversight board don’t include power to fire superintendent, Chicago Tribune

Emanuel ally pushes rival plans for civilian police oversight — minus key powers, Chicago Sun-Times

Group proposes civilian commission to oversee Chicago police, ABC News

‘Editorial: Chicago prepares to debate the role of citizens in police oversight’, Chicago Tribune

‘Grassroots group wants authority over CPD to improve community relations’, WGN

Lightfoot warns of political backlash if Emanuel stalls civilian oversight‘, Chicago Sun-Times

Give a civilian oversight board the power to remove police superintendent, set policy, community groups propose, Chicago Tribune

Scathing police accountability report sets off debate, Illinois Playbook

Activists stand up for proposed civilian power to fire top Chicago cop, Chicago Tribune

Leven: The Community Commission For Public Safety Is Reform With A Capital, A Better Government Association