Despite this year’s rise, the area has seen significantly fewer crimes than a decade ago.
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“What I want to see is partnership where we are focusing on an opportunity and working with the student body and faculty and staff to make it happen.”
“In today’s YouTube world, are officers reluctant to get out of their cars and do the work that controls violent crime? Are officers answering 911 calls but avoiding the informal contact that keeps bad guys from standing around, especially with guns?”
The week culminated in a rally outside of Levi Hall in which protestors accused the administration of racial profiling, over-policing, and lack of transparency.
“It’s as much about addressing how violent the police are as it is about blackness being synonymous with criminality, or something to be controlled.”
The UCPD’s Community Advisory Board will include members from Oakland, Kenwood, Hyde Park, and Woodlawn neighborhoods.
“When I call what’s going to come? A good cop or a bad cop? Are they going to be effective, do their job…or criminalize and penalize me before even knowing me?”
The three gunshot victims were shot at 12:30 AM last Monday and two remain in critical condition.
Though UCPD’s pledge to release more information is a positive step, Illinois House bill is still necessary to ensure transparency
Freedom of Information Act requests would apply to UCPD as to a public agency.
UCPD must improve transparency and objectivity to become a more equitable and effective police force.