Sharon Fairley Joins WTTW Panel to Discuss CPD Progress Five Years into Consent Decree

Examining the Chicago Police Department’s Progress on the Consent Decree Almost 5 Years Into the Process

Since 2019, the Chicago Police Department has been under federal scrutiny. That’s when the city entered into a consent decree, agreeing to an overhaul of its policing policies.

The court-mandated oversight was prompted by the 2014 murder of teenager Laquan McDonald by a Chicago police officer.

Almost five years later, the department is in full compliance with just over 5% of the requirements.

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