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Lightfoot’s Plan For Police Oversight Released As Battle Brews Over Her Proposal And Aldermen-Backed ‘United Proposal’

Lightfoot's plan and the United Proposal differ in several ways — chief among them being that Lightfoot and future mayors would pick the police superintendent under her proposal.


‘People’s Ordinance’ For Civilian Police Oversight Plan Set For City Council Committee Vote As Advocates Blast Lightfoot, Await Her Counterproposal

As a broadly popular oversight ordinance inches closer toward a vote, advocates criticized Lightfoot's failure to follow through on her promise to deliver a civilian police oversight commission within her first 100 days.


Lightfoot To Unveil Police Oversight Plan To Rival ‘People’s Ordinance’ Backed By Black, Latino Aldermen

The mayor's plan could be publicized right before a "people's ordinance" joining the CPAC and GAPA proposal was to debut before a City Council committee.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Rival Civilian Oversight Plans For Police Department Join Forces For ‘People’s Ordinance’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she "expects" to introduce her own measure next month.


Rival Proposals To Let Civilians Run Police Department Could Be Merged In A Compromise Deal — But Lightfoot Delays Vote Again

Supporters of CPAC and GAPA, two proposals to create civilian oversight of the Chicago Police Department, are negotiating towards a compromise ordinance to fend off a third measure set to be introduced by Mayor Lori Lightfoot.


North Side Activists To Hold Sidewalk Protest For Police Accountability Thursday In Rogers Park

The sidewalk protest will take place 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Clark and Devon avenues

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

CPAC Plan Would Cut $600 Million From Chicago Police Budget, As Aldermen Debate Civilian Oversight Of Cops

Backers for the Civilian Police Accountability Council and the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability presented changes to their respective ordinances Tuesday as they try to drum up support from aldermen.


Uptown ‘People’s Town Hall’ Will Hold Police Reform Rally Saturday

The event will "uplift" the voices of Chicagoans who have been impacted by police violence.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Protesters To Picket 2 North Side Alderman Offices, Demanding Civilian Oversight Of Police

Alds. Harry Osterman and James Cappleman have pledged to support police reforms, but not the specific ones demonstrators want.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

What’s CPAC? Here’s What You Need To Know About A Local Push For Civilian Oversight Of Police

Aldermen say recent calls for increased police accountability have made the passage of the CPAC ordinance more pressing.


Hundreds March To Support Black Lives Matter On Northwest Side, But Ald. Gardiner Dodges Protesters: ‘He’s Been Completely Silent’

Protesters wanted to convince Ald. Jim Gardiner to support a Civilian Police Accountability Council — but he avoided protesters and dodged their questions after the march.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park