Report on the Consent Decree Entered in Illinois v. Chicago

June 26, 2019

The Police Board has made significant progress in implementing requirements of the Consent Decree entered in Illinois v. Chicago.

The requirements in 6 of the 13 paragraphs involving the Police Board have been implemented. Requirements in 3 other paragraphs will be incorporated into the Board’s process for handling disciplinary cases when the Board amends its Rules of Procedure, which it plans to do at an upcoming meeting. Implementation of the requirements in the remaining 4 paragraphs is well underway. Detailed information is available in the report on progess as of June 20.

Posted for public review and comment are drafts of hearing officer selection criteria and a policy on training of Board members and hearing officers. Any comments should be sent to the attention of Executive Director Max Caproni ( so they are received by August 1, 2019.

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