press

A Community Forum on the University of Chicago Police Department by Jamie Kalven

Jean Cochrane, “Sketches from the UCPD community forum," South Side Weekly, November 4, 2014

Sam Cholke, “University of Chicago Police accused or racial profiling,” DNAinfo, October 30, 2014

Tamar Honig, “Students recount racial bias of UCPD,” The Chicago Maroon, October 31, 2014

Michael Scott, letter to the editorHyde Park Herald, November 4, 2014

Lindsay Welbers, "Residents vent worries about University of Chicago police, share fears that they’re targeting minority teens,” Hyde Park Herald, November 5, 2014

Ellen Mayer, “Campus police: real deal or rent-a-cops?” Curious City, WBEZ, November 5, 2014

Lee Edwards, “Community calls meeting to address University of Chicago Police Department Conduct,” Chicago Citizen Weekly, November 6, 2014.

Hannah K. Gold, “Why does a campus police department have jurisdiction over 65,000 Chicago residents?”  Vice, November 12, 2014.

Press coverage of Kalven v. Chicago settlement by Jamie Kalven

Futterman, Kalven, Loevy, Taylor, “Police abuse allegations finally go public,” Chicago Sun-Times, July 18, 2014


Frank Main, “City won't fight to keep citizen complaints against cops secret,” Chicago Sun-Times, July 11, 2014

Rosemary Regina Sobol, “City to release files on alleged police misconduct,” Chicago Tribune, July 13, 2014

Associated Press, “City of Chicago to make police misconduct investigation files public,” July 13, 2014

Witchhunt on the Way,” Second City Cop (police blog), July 13, 2014

Comments on Second City Cop blog post, July 13, 2014

City of Chicago press release, “City of Chicago Opens Police Misconduct Files to the Public to Increase Transparency, Accountability,” July 14, 2014

Chuck Sudo, “City to Make Police Misconduct Files Public,” Chicagoist, July 14, 2014

Don Babwin, “Chicago’s Police Misconduct Policy Praised,” ABC News, July 14, 2014

Editorial, “Prying open police misconduct files,” Chicago Tribune, July 14, 2014

Editorial, “A welcome ray of sunlight at the Police Department,” Chicago Sun-Times, July 21, 2014

Rui Kaneya, “How an activist journalist’s commitment to a poor community led to a big FOIA win,” Columbia Journalism Review, July 22, 2014

Interview with Jamie Kalven on CounterSpin [mp3], July 25, 2014

Don Rose, “Cracking the Code of Silence,” Chicago Daily Observer, July 29, 2014

Press coverage of police documents release by Jamie Kalven

Frank Main, “List shows two convicted cops were topic of dozens of complaints,” Sun-Times, July 30, 2014 

Jeremy Gorner and Anne Sweeney, “Cops in SOS unit amassed citizens complaints,” Chicago Tribune, July 30, 2014

ABC, “Chicago police misconduct files made public,” July 30, 2014

WGN, “Cops in SOS unit amassed citizen complaints,” July 31, 2014

Sam Cholke, “Police Upset After Hyde Park Journalist Publishes Complaints: Union Chief,” DNAinfo.com, August 1, 2014

WTTW, “City Releases Data on Complaints Against Police,” Chicago Tonight, August 6, 2014

Press coverage of Kalven v. Chicago decision by Jamie Kalven

Frank Main, "Police misconduct files must be made public court rules," Chicago Sun-Times, March 11, 2014. 

David Heinzmann, "Court rules citizen complaints about Chicago police misconduct are public," Chicago Tribune, March 11, 2014.

Marac Karlinsky, "Court: make cop-conduct public," Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, March 13, 2014.

Editorial, "Chicago police misconduct files are public," Chicago Tribune, March 24, 2014.

Editorial, "Opening police complaint files would help instill confidence in department," Chicago Sun-Times, March 14, 2014.

WBEZ's Morning Shift, "The public’s right to know about police misconduct," March 14, 2014.

Dawn Turner Trice, "Holding police officers who commit crimes accountable," Chicago Tribune, March 24, 2014