Avi Waldman


UCPD To Pursue Reaccreditation; Assessor Seeks Public Comments by Phone and Forum on April 13

The UCPD is seeking reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), which it last achieved in July 2017.


March 31, 2021


4:12 p.m.

Chicagoans Rally Downtown to “Defend the Election”

Hundreds of demonstrators, UChicago students among them, took to the streets after President Trump prematurely claimed victory.


November 6, 2020

Halloween Night Brings Police, Protesters, and Organizers to Hyde Park

Officers on bicycles pushed groups of Chicagoans around 53rd Street shortly after a demonstration against UCPD by #CareNotCops. Other community organizers were also in the area to help de-escalate tense situations.


November 1, 2020

CTU Rally

Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Stacey Davis Gates at Wednesday's event.


Oct. 20, 2020

AFT Makes South Side Stop Advocating for Fair Tax, Biden-Harris Ticket

The American Federation of Teachers was joined by the Chicago Teachers Union in covering concerns about reopening schools in Chicago.


October 19, 2020

Coalition of Faculty Embarks On Diversity Strike, Claiming Administration Inadequately Addresses Systemic Racism

The coalition of faculty, affiliated with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, published a letter detailing their grievances and demands.


September 30, 2020

CNC UCPD Graffiti

Graffiti left outside of UCPD Headquarters during a demonstration on Friday promises to "see you in the fall."


Sept. 9, 2020

CNC Block Party Protest

Protestors and police stand off on the evening of Friday, September 4th, 2020, as a weeklong occupation of the street near Provost Ka Yee Lee's home concludes.


Sept. 9, 2020

Weeklong #CareNotCops Occupation Ends with Block Party, Police Confrontations

Police confrontations and a block party followed the week-long occupation of the space surrounding Provost Ka Yee Lee’s home where protestors slept, ate, held meetings, and socialized.


September 9, 2020


Chicago Police look on at a protest by #CareNotCops in front of Provost Ka-Yee Lee's house, September 2020.


Sept. 2, 2020