Addressing policing practices in Illinois.
The Policing Working Group works together to develop strategies to confront the harms of policing. Additionally, this working group educates each other about the policies and practices of police in Illinois.
This working group aims to:
Working group members will define additional goals, frameworks, and activities as they meet.
Register for this working group.
If you’re interested in joining this group, please click below to complete the registration form. Expect to receive an email confirmation from the Justice 20/20 Network shortly.
Resources created by the Policing Working Group
Below are resources developed by the Justice 20/20 policing working group to help the public understand policing practices in Chicago and Illinois.
- In October 2022, members of the Policing Working Group wrote a letter to the Chicago City Council Committee on Budget and Government Operations regarding the Chicago Police Department budget, as laid out in Mayor Lightfoot’s 2023 Budget Recommendations. To view the full letter, click here: Public-Comment-Letter-re-CPD-2023-Budget
- Throughout 2023, members of the Policing Working Group created a spreadsheet that details the publicly available websites that track policing practices of law enforcement agencies in Illinois. To view the spreadsheet, click here: Policing Practices Spreadsheet
- The Policing Working Group has made available PowerPoint presentations for the public to learn more about policing practices in Illinois.
- Presentation on Data and Policing (covers information on police accountability data and civilian surveillance data)
- Presentation on Police Department Structures (includes information on complaint misconduct)
- Presentation on Chicago Police Department Budget (includes information on officers, grants, and training budget)