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Community Focus Group Special Report for the Chicago Police Consent Decree Released

IPCE completed a community focus group report for the Independent Monitoring Team for the Chicago Police Consent Decree, led by Maggie Hickey.

The Independent Monitoring Team submitted the Special Report: Focus Groups with Black and Latino Men, Ages 18–35 (Conducted December 2020 – June 2021) under ¶ 665 of the Consent Decree, which gives the IMT the authority to “prepare written reports on any issue or set of issues covered by the [Consent Decree].” This report presents results from a series of community focus groups with Black and Latino men in Chicago, ages 18–35. The focus groups were conducted between December 2020 and June 2021 by researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Adler University.

View the full Special Report here. The corresponding press release from September 1, 2022 is available here.